BLM UT GSENM Kaiparowits Critical Fossil Inventory and Protection Project

The summary for the BLM UT GSENM Kaiparowits Critical Fossil Inventory and Protection Project 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 UT GSENM Kaiparowits Critical Fossil Inventory and Protection Project: Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument is required by its monument management plan to actively inventory and manage the world-class vertebrate fossil resources found on the Kaiparowits Plateau. In particular, the last fifteen years have proven that the Kaiparowits region contains numerous critical macrovertebrate sites that require immediate collection in order to preserve these highly significant heritage and scientific resources. Other, more remote areas on the plateau have high potential to contain such significant fossils, but remain unsurveyed. This opportunity will provide support to an institution whose goals are to document and preserve these critical fossil resources, while providing the BLM with models for resource distribution that can facilitate more effective Kaiparowits paleontological resource management. The recipients institution would be engaged in long-term research on Cretaceous vertebrate paleontology inside Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. This project would provide critical data to meet research goals as well as provide fossil materials to support undergraduate and graduate research. Collection of new specimens will also provide the basis for public exhibits for the recipient, raising support and awareness of that institutions paleontology program. The recipients paleontological research program is a function of a public institution (university or museum). These are public entities that exist for the good of the public, largely to preserve our nations natural and cultural heritage and stimulate interest and stewardship in such public resources.
Federal Grant Title: BLM UT GSENM Kaiparowits Critical Fossil Inventory and Protection Project
Federal Agency Name: Bureau of Land Management
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: L14AS00130
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.224
CFDA Descriptions: Cultural Resource Management
Current Application Deadline: Jun 24, 2014
Original Application Deadline: Jun 24, 2014
Posted Date: Jun 4, 2014
Creation Date: Jun 4, 2014
Archive Date: Jul 30, 2014
Total Program Funding: $75,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $10,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $500
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
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"
Grant Announcement Contact
Maria Gochis, Grants Management Officer, 801-539-4178

Bureau of Land Management 801-539-4178
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