BLM-CO Expanding Recreational Opportunities on Colorado's Public Lands

The summary for the BLM-CO Expanding Recreational Opportunities on Colorado's 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-CO Expanding Recreational Opportunities on Colorado's Public Lands: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Colorado's 8.3 million acres of public lands, along with 27 million acres of mineral estate, are concentrated primarily in the western portion of the State. The lands range from alpine tundra, colorful canyons, and mesas in the southwest, to rolling sage-covered hills in the northwest. These public lands play a vital role in providing open space and contribute to Colorado's quality of life. The public lands and resources administered by the BLM are among Colorado's greatest assets, benefitting local communities and our nation. Every year, BLM-managed public lands support thousands of jobs in Colorado and draw millions of visitors. Colorado's public lands support diverse lifestyles and livelihoods on healthy and working landscapes in Colorado's backyard. BLM Colorado's National Conservation Lands encompass approximately one million acres, or one-eighth of all BLM land in the state.In addition, BLM Colorado manages the following: 1) 3 national conservation areas; 2) 53 wilderness study areas; 3) 5 wilderness areas; 4) 1 national historic trail; 5) 1 national scenic trail, and; 6) 2 national monuments.BLM Colorado's recreation program benefits from the vibrant network of volunteers and partners. In particular, our recreation program is bolstered by the strength of the BLM's partnerships with national, regional, and local organizations that share our goals of providing sustainable recreation opportunities and economic benefits to communities. Recreation-related activities contribute more than $543 million to Colorado's economy and supports more than 4,625 jobs. BLM Colorado offers a variety of motorized recreation opportunities from the OHV play areas in Flat Top-Peach Valley and Grand Valley, to extreme rock crawling at Wolford Mountain Recreation Area or Independence Trail in the Gold Belt Recreation Area. BLM Colorado's Recreation program benefits the vibrant network of recreationists and partners. The vision of this strategy is to build on the strength of the BLM's partnerships with national, regional, and local organizations who share our goals of providing sustainable recreation opportunities and lasting economic benefits to communities. BLM Colorado is seeking recreation partnerships to enhance visitors' experiences and provide quality recreation opportunities. To that end, the BLM is looking for a cooperator/partner who will work to help promote BLM's multiple use mission and responsible use of motorized vehicles through shared conservation of public lands. For more information on this funding opportunity, including the full announcement, instructions, and application package, please visit to view Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) No. L18AS00005. This FOA is being released prior to the passage of a Consolidated Appropriations Act for FY 2018 by Congress. Enactment of additional Continuing Resolutions or an Appropriations Act may affect the availability and/or level of funding for this program.
Federal Grant Title: BLM-CO Expanding Recreational Opportunities on Colorado's Public Lands
Federal Agency Name: Bureau of Land Management (DOI-BLM)
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: L18AS00005
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.225
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: January 29th, 2018
Original Application Deadline: January 29th, 2018
Posted Date: November 28th, 2017
Creation Date: November 28th, 2017
Archive Date: February 5th, 2018
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $5,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $5,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: November 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"
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Click on Related Documents tab above to download full announcement instructions. Click Package tab above to download required application forms and templates.
Grant Announcement Contact
Eleni Sarris (303) 239-3908
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