BLM-NM - Youth and Internship Opportunities to Work on New Mexico Public Lands

The summary for the BLM-NM - Youth and Internship Opportunities to Work on New Mexico 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-NM - Youth and Internship Opportunities to Work on New Mexico Public Lands: Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell has pledged that the Department of the Interior (DOI) will provide 100,000 work & training opportunities to young people within our bureaus and through public-private partnerships over the next four years. As a high-priority goal the BLM New Mexico will continue in their efforts to provide work and training opportunities to youth, young adults and Interns to gain land management experience by working with land managers on various projects. BLM New Mexico has been very successful in providing opportunities throughout the State, which educate and inspire the next generation of land management leaders.
Federal Grant Title: BLM-NM - Youth and Internship Opportunities to Work on New Mexico Public Lands
Federal Agency Name: Bureau of Land Management
Grant Categories: Community Development Education Environment Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: L15AS00223
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.225, 15.231, 15.236, 15.237
CFDA Descriptions: Recreation Resource Management; Fish, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Resource Management; Environmental Quality and Protection Resource Management; Rangeland Resource Management
Current Application Deadline: Sep 14, 2015
Original Application Deadline: Sep 14, 2015
Posted Date: Jul 20, 2015
Creation Date: Jul 20, 2015
Archive Date: Sep 30, 2015
Total Program Funding: $1,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $27,170
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $13,000
Expected Number of Awards: 5
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"
Additional Information on Eligibility
16 USC Section 1722 (10) Qualified youth or conservation corps. The term qualified youth or conservation corps means any program established by a State or local government, by the governing body of any Indian tribe, or by a nonprofit organization subject to 26 U.S.C. 501(c)(3) of the tax code (26 U.S.C. 501(c)(3)) and (A) is capable of offering meaningful, full-time, productive work for individuals between the ages of 16 and 25, inclusive, in a natural or cultural resource setting; (B) gives participants a mix of work experience, basic and life skills, education, training, and support services; and (C) provides participants with the opportunity to develop citizenship values and skills through service to their community and the United States.
Grant Announcement Contact
Janet Huff, Grants Management Specialist, 505-761-8941

Bureau of Land Management 801-539-4178
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