Conservation Intern at Fairbanks Alaska Public Lands Information Center

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Conservation Intern at Fairbanks Alaska Public Lands Information Center: This Funding Announcement is not a request for applications. This announcement is to provide public notice of the National Park Service (NPS), intention to fund the following project activities without competition. ABSTRACT Funding Announcement P17AS00015 Project Title Conservation Intern at Fairbanks Alaska Public Lands Information Center Recipient Student Conservation Association Total Anticipated Award Amount 38,438.07 Cost Share 0.00 Anticipated Length of Agreement 1 year total Anticipated Period of Performance 05/15/2016- 04/29/2017 Award Instrument Task Agreement Statutory Authority 54 USC § 101702 CFDA # and Title 15.931 ⿿ Conservation Activities by Youth Service Organizations Single Source Justification Criteria Cited Continuation Point of Contact Erica Cordeiro OVERVIEW NPS youth programs support youth career training and development in the areas of resource management, conservation and cultural resources while working with the NPS to accomplish particular projects. This project places college or young adult interns in positions where they will gain on the job training in environmental education, community service and natural and cultural resource management positions. STATEMENT OF JOINT OBJECTIVES/PROJECT MANAGEMENT PLAN This agreement is a continuation project that supports education and training opportunities through collaborative participation in the Fairbanks Alaska Public Lands Information Center (FAPLIC). The intern specifically will continue learning about the planning, preparation and presentation of FAPLIC interpretive programs. RECIPIENT INVOLVEMENT 1. To provide for transportation to and from Fairbanks Alaska Public Lands Information Center, and subsistence during the tour of duty. 2. To provide a stipend, living allowance, housing allowance and commuting travel allowance. 3. To provide for in-service commercial travel during the project period of performance. 4. Provide 24/7 staffed hotline assistance, site visit, and performance evaluations. 5. Manage and carry out all administrative functions associated with this agreement. 6. Maintain administrative records for all participants. NATIONAL PARK SERVICE INVOLVEMENT 1. Provide meaningful conservation assignments to youth participants in the areas of resource management, interpretation, visitor services, community outreach and education, historic preservation and recreation programs. 2. Provide appropriate project oversight and direction to projects assigned to participants. 3. Provide training to SCA participants to make their service more effective. 4. Provide all necessary tools, equipment. SINGLE-SOURCE JUSTIFICATION DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR SINGLE SOURCE POLICY REQUIREMENTS Department of the Interior Policy (505 DM 2) requires a written justification which explains why competition is not practicable for each single-source award. The justification must address one or more of the following criteria as well as discussion of the program legislative history, unique capabilities of the proposed recipient, and cost-sharing contribution offered by the proposed recipient, as applicable. In order for an assistance award to be made without competition, the award must satisfy one or more of the following criteria: (1) Unsolicited Proposal ⿿ The proposed award is the result of an unsolicited assistance application which represents a unique or innovative idea, method, or approach which is not the subject of a current or planned contract or assistance award, but which is deemed advantageous to the program objectives; (2) Continuation ⿿ The activity to be funded is necessary to the satisfactory completion of, or is a continuation of an activity presently being funded, and for which competition would have a significant adverse effect on the continuity or completion of the activity; (3) Legislative intent ⿿ The language in the applicable authorizing legislation or legislative history clearly indicates Congress⿿ intent to restrict the award to a particular recipient of purpose; (4) Unique Qualifications ⿿ The applicant is uniquely qualified to perform the activity based upon a variety of demonstrable factors such as location, property ownership, voluntary support capacity, cost-sharing ability if applicable, technical expertise, or other such unique qualifications; (5) Emergencies ⿿ Program/award where there is insufficient time available (due to a compelling and unusual urgency, or substantial danger to health or safety) for adequate competitive procedures to be followed. NPS did not solicit full and open competition for this award based the following criteria: Continuation project. This modification continues the work of one SCA intern for 26 weeks. The total period of performance shall not exceed 12 months.
Federal Grant Title: Conservation Intern at Fairbanks Alaska Public Lands Information Center
Federal Agency Name: National Park Service (DOI-NPS)
Grant Categories: Education Environment Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: P17AS00015
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.931
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Posted Date: November 7th, 2016
Creation Date: November 7th, 2016
Archive Date: November 18th, 2016
Total Program Funding: $58,015
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $60,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $39,155
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: November 7th, 2016
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Grant Announcement Contact
Erica Cordeiro 907-644-3315

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