BLM CA 2017 Youth Opportunities to Work on Conservation Projects on California Public Lands

The summary for the BLM CA 2017 Youth Opportunities to Work on Conservation Projects on California Public Lands grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Bureau of Land Management, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
BLM CA 2017 Youth Opportunities to Work on Conservation Projects on California Public Lands: Youth-focused organizations will provide teams and individual interns to work on natural resource and recreation projects on California public lands. Each Public Service Youth Conservation team will consist of a supervisor who will direct and supervise the crew of up to 15 youth members. California may request two to eight youth teams annually within one of the 15 field office or at the state and/or district levels. In addition, California may request eight to 18 individual youth interns who will be mentored at the state, district, or field office levels. Projects made available under this NOFO are developed in collaboration with the BLM-CA Youth Program State Lead and District/Field Offices with an emphasis on providing valuable training and mentorship opportunities to youth. The BLM-CA is committed to connecting diverse youth to their public lands and natural and culture heritage through providing service projects, recreational experiences, and especially natural resource-based employment and educational opportunities, including scientific research. These projects provide the participants with real-world job skills training, education, mentorship and/or professional development, inspire interest in higher education /agency career paths and instill stewardship principles.
Federal Grant Title: BLM CA 2017 Youth Opportunities to Work on Conservation Projects on California Public Lands
Federal Agency Name: Bureau of Land Management (DOI-BLM)
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: L17AS00042
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.243
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: May 30th, 2017
Original Application Deadline: May 30th, 2017
Posted Date: March 28th, 2017
Creation Date: March 28th, 2017
Archive Date: September 30th, 2017
Total Program Funding: $2,500
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $950,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $500
Expected Number of Awards: 20
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Last Updated: March 28th, 2017
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity below), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"
Additional Information on Eligibility
This opportunity is open any qualified Youth Conservation Corps established by a State or local government, by the governing body of any Indian tribe, or by a nonprofit organization interested in working cooperatively with the BLM to develop and administer projects focused on providing employment, educational, and public-service opportunities for U.S. citizens and legal residents between 16 and 30. No other entities are eligible to respond. All responding non-profit entities must provide a copy of their Section 501(c)(3) status determination letter received from the Internal Revenue Service.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Grant Announcement Contact
Grants Management Specialist Karen Law (916) 978-4322
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