Isle Royale Institue Support

The summary for the Isle Royale Institue Support 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 National Park Service, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Isle Royale Institue Support: Strategic partnership between Isle Royale National Park and Michigan Technological University (MTU)to jointly develop an education and research center identified as the Isle Royale Institute (IRI). The IRI fosters and facilitates cooperative activities in science, resource management, education and the vision for the future of the environment by providing an atmosphere and facilities which enchance study and thought. In 2009 IRI will prepare a business plan for the IRI, conduct two week-long teacher development courses, develop a pilot high-school student enrichment course based at Isle Royale NP, develop a pilot adult education course based at the Rock Harbor Lodge (Forever Resorts, Inc.) prepare a demonstration project of high-resolution sector scanning sonar for baseline documentation and monitoring of underwater resources, submit several proposalto stimulate the strategic development of research project and re-design the IRI web site to function as a portal to scientific dollaboration and an innovative educational resource.
Federal Grant Title: Isle Royale Institue Support
Federal Agency Name: National Park Service
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: A6310090048
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: Information not provided
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: Aug 07, 2009
Original Application Deadline: Aug 07, 2009
Posted Date: Aug 05, 2009
Creation Date: Aug 05, 2009
Archive Date: Sep 06, 2009
Total Program Funding: $125,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award:
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Category Explanation
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
This is a single source award to Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI. MTU is home to Isle Royale's internationally-acclaimed ecological research on wolves and moose, as well as several other realms of research that are critical to the Park, including global climate change, and forest systems analyses. MTU also has a well-established program for teacher professional development and education for diverse K-12 audiences, and an exisitng outreach network to public audiences of interest to the NPS (particularly teachers, diverse communities, underrepresented youth audineces, and other groups who traditionally have had limited access to Isle Royale)
Grant Announcement Contact
Tonya Bradley Contract Specialist Phone 402-661-1656

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