Centennial Volunteer Ambassadors

The summary for the Centennial Volunteer Ambassadors 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 FederalGrants.com 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 National Park Service, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Centennial Volunteer Ambassadors: The overall mission of the NPS Centennial Volunteer Ambassador Program is to support park units service-wide in expanding volunteerism, service-learning, and community engagement programs and activities to new audiences and communities. The program will allow the NPS to help develop the next generation of lifelong conservation stewards and ensure a skilled and diverse workforce pipeline, through work & training opportunities for young adults and veterans.

The program is also designed to inspire young adults and veterans (18-35 years old) from diverse backgrounds who are service focused to aspire for careers of conservation stewardship through exposure to the many difference career and leadership developmental opportunities. NPS will provide the necessary training, career development and education so that program participants can be effective and supported in their role.

The Centennial Volunteer Ambassador Program will help to build a pathway which lead to a career with the NPS and/or will assist in creating the next generation of conservation stewards.

SCA will provide support for 115 Centennial Volunteer Ambassadors through recruitment, enrollment, housing, transportation, training, uniform/gear; background check, Risk Management, FICA, and program support.
Federal Grant Title: Centennial Volunteer Ambassadors
Federal Agency Name: National Park Service
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: P16AS00086
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 320329
CFDA Descriptions: Conservation Activities by Youth Service Organizations
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Posted Date: Mar 29, 2016
Creation Date: Mar 29, 2016
Archive Date: Apr 10, 2016
Total Program Funding: $3,500,410
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $3,500,410
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $1
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Category Explanation
Youth Internship
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Grant Announcement Contact
JOHN BECHTOLD 303-969-2492 John_Bechtold@nps.gov
No applications will be accepted.

National Park Service 303-969-2348
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