Natural and Cultural Preservation and Bat Monitoring Interns- FOLS

The summary for the Natural and Cultural Preservation and Bat Monitoring Interns- FOLS 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.
Natural and Cultural Preservation and Bat Monitoring Interns- FOLS: This is a Task Agreement under a Youth Master Cooperative Agreement P15AC00031. The Recipient with recruit 2 interns. The purpose of this project is to provide youth hands-on experience in natural and cultural restoration and toenhance the scientific communities knowledge adding to the study/ monitoring of bats. This is in regards to the White Nose Syndrome (WNS),a deadly disease that affects North American bats. The work done by the interns will help the management and provide for public awareness. The primary goal is to continue with a landscape project involving 22 acres that was started in 2017.The objectives are to re-seed with native grasses and forbs. This project incorporates these public purposes: The information, products and/or services identified or developed by this project will be shared through a variety of strategies to increase public awareness, knowledge and support for historic preservation and stewardship of the nation's cultural and historical heritage. The principal purpose of the project is to support the Government's objective to provide opportunities for youth to learn about the environment by spending time working on projects in National Parks. The NPS receives the indirect benefit of completing conservation projects. The project motivates its youth participants to become involved in the natural, cultural and /or historical resource protection of their communities and beyond. Students gain “real world” or hands-on experience outside of the classroom of natural, cultural and/or historical resource projects. The scientific community and/or researchers external to NPS gains by new knowledge provided through research and related results dissemination of natural, cultural and/or historical resource information.The work done by the interns will help the management and provide for public awareness. The hands-on experience will be outdoor work on the historic ground seeding and planing native grasses and broad leaf plants. There will be watering that is needed on a fairly strict schedule and two butterfly gardens,created to increase pollinator habitat, to plant, weed, and water. There may be temporary fencing to put up.Current bat house locations will be considered, possibly moved, and an acoustic method study will take place.
Federal Grant Title: Natural and Cultural Preservation and Bat Monitoring Interns- FOLS
Federal Agency Name: National Park Service (DOI-NPS)
Grant Categories: Education Employment Labor and Training Environment Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: NPS-NOIP18AC00329
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.931
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: September 19th, 2018
Original Application Deadline: September 19th, 2018
Posted Date: August 9th, 2018
Creation Date: August 9th, 2018
Archive Date: October 19th, 2018
Total Program Funding: $79,200
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $79,200
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $40,787
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Last Updated: August 9th, 2018
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility
THIS IS NOT A REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS- This announcement is to provide public notice of the National Park Service's intention to award financial assistance for the following project activities. This is a Task Agreement under Youth Master Agreement P15AC00031, The Student Conservation Association- THIS IS NOT A REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS
Grant Announcement Contact
Noel Miller
Grants Management Specialist
Phone 402-661-1658
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