Firearm and Bow Hunter Safety and Education Program (Section 10 Hunter Education Grant Program) REGION 5

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Firearm and Bow Hunter Safety and Education Program (Section 10 Hunter Education Grant Program) REGION 5: States may use the funds apportioned to them under Section 10 to:

1.Enhance programs for hunter education, hunter development, and firearm and archery safety. Hunter development programs introduce individuals to and recruit them to take part in hunting, bow hunting, target shooting, or archery.

2. Enhance interstate coordination of hunter education and firearm and archery range programs.

3. Enhance programs for education, safety, or development of bow hunters and archers.

4. Enhance construction and development of firearm and archery ranges.

5. Update safety features of firearm and archery ranges.

Section 10 funds supplement, and do not replace Section 4(c) Hunter Education funds, thereby enhancing a State¿s hunter education and safety program. The following are some examples of eligible activities:

1. Training participants in the safe and proficient use of hunting equipment, hunter responsibility, principles of wildlife management, wildlife identification, and firearms handling;

2. Constructing facilities, such as classrooms, shooting ranges, and other support facilities needed for instruction purposes;

3. Gathering information to help develop, implement, and evaluate hunter education and safety grants;

4. Providing training in trapper education as it relates to safety, responsibility, humane trapping methods, and avoidance of nontarget species, and development of trapping skills; and

5.Communicating information about WSFR grant funded hunter education and recreational shooting sports activities
Federal Grant Title: Firearm and Bow Hunter Safety and Education Program (Section 10 Hunter Education Grant Program) REGION 5
Federal Agency Name: Fish and Wildlife Service
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: F15AS00029
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 15.626
CFDA Descriptions: Enhanced Hunter Education and Safety Program
Current Application Deadline: Aug 31, 2015
Original Application Deadline: Aug 31, 2015
Posted Date: November 24th, 2014
Creation Date: Nov 24, 2014
Archive Date: Dec 31, 2015
Total Program Funding: $0
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $0
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments
Grant Announcement Contact
Judy Driscoll, Grants Fiscal Officer, 413-253-8409 judy_driscoll@fws.gov
judy_driscoll@fws.gov

Fish and Wildlife Service 703-358-2459
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