Environmental Education Program

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Environmental Education Program: Provide an Environmental Education Program for the Stewart B. McKinney National Wildlife Refuge. The United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) is an environmental Federal Agency with offices throughout the United States. Through on-site activities located at a variety of field stations, including wildlife refuges, fish hatcheries, and ecological services offices, individuals or groups will be introduced to natural resources through "hands-on" programs. The goal is to help develop a new generation of wildlife conservationists. A single grant recipient will develop, schedule, and deliver programs incorporating the Stewart B. McKinney National Wildlife Refuge (refuge) conservation message to targeted audiences throughout the greater Norwalk school systems and to groups visiting refuge property on Sheffield Island. This will be accomplished through development of new stand alone programs developed by the grant recipient identified as an outcome of this Agreement. At the discretion of both parties to this Agreement, programming developed as a part of this Agreement will be available in part or in its entirety, for use by the Service. The combined use of the facilities at the Norwalk Seaport Association (NSA) headquarters and Sheffield Island, will allow the grant recipients personnel to deliver new, high-quality environmental education programs throughout the Norwalk School System and the surrounding school systems. Delivery venues for such programs will include the NSA headquarters and Sheffield Island facilities. The USFWS hereby invites submission of proposals from all environmental, preservation and maritime educational organization with boat transportation, boat access and permission to access the Sheffield Island dock.
Federal Grant Title: Environmental Education Program
Federal Agency Name: Fish and Wildlife Service
Grant Categories: Environment
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: FWS-R5-RW-045
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 15.642
CFDA Descriptions: Challenge Cost Share
Current Application Deadline: Mar 19, 2010
Original Application Deadline: Mar 19, 2010
Posted Date: Mar 12, 2010
Creation Date: Mar 12, 2010
Archive Date: Mar 20, 2010
Total Program Funding: $30,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $30,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $5,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments - County governments - City or township governments - Special district governments - Independent school districts - Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) - Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities - Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) - Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Private institutions of higher education - For profit organizations other than small businesses - Small businesses
Grant Announcement Contact
Christal Cutler Contract Specialist Phone 413-253-8233

POC for electronic errors [christal_cutler@fws.gov]
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