New England National Scenic Trail Implementation

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New England National Scenic Trail Implementation: This is NOT a request for applications; this is an announcement that an award has already been designated for the Connecticut Forest & Park Association for their work on New England National Scenic Trail Implementation. CFPA proposes to perform the following major activities:  Serve as the principal point of contact for the NET in Connecticut, for volunteers, NET communities, and other trail partner organizations.  Participate in volunteer and community meetings, as well as other meetings as needed.  Provide organizational, public relations, marketing and website support for NET activities and events, including National Trails Day and annual volunteer trainings.  Work with the AMC and NPS to set direction and goals and implement this annual work plan.  Serve as the principal liaison with landowners for safe and protected trail passage, including private and corporate landowners, and the State of Connecticut.  Maintain a Trail Layer for Connecticut through use of a GIS database and provide NPS access to database.  Coordinate CFPA Trail Managers, volunteer trail crews and other volunteers to assure consistent trail monitoring, marking and sustainable trail practices.  Plan and prioritize trail projects, including maintaining and updating trail signage as necessary through use and maintenance of a database.  Coordinate annual volunteer trainings to promote safety and quality trail construction & maintenance.  Oversee the budget and cooperative agreement with NPS. Provide support for financial tracking and related reporting, including a database to track volunteer work hours for annual VIP reporting.  Provide support to the Connecticut land protection community in prioritizing and completing key trail land conservation projects, as appropriate.  Identify and apply for federal, state, local and private funding on behalf of the goals and objectives of NET designation and the Blueprint for Trail Management.
Federal Grant Title: New England National Scenic Trail Implementation
Federal Agency Name: National Park Service
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: NPS-14-NERO-0022
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.921
CFDA Descriptions: Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance
Current Application Deadline: May 15, 2014 This is NOT a request for applicatio
Original Application Deadline: May 15, 2014 This is NOT a request for applicatio
Posted Date: May 9, 2014
Creation Date: May 9, 2014
Archive Date: May 16, 2014
Total Program Funding: $85,837
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $85,837
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $85,837
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Category Explanation
This is NOT a request for applications; this is an announcement that an award has already been designated for the Connecticut Forest & Park Association for their work on New England National Scenic Trail Implementation.
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 is an announcement that an award has already been designated for the Connecticut Forest & Park Association for their work on New England National Scenic Trail Implementation.
Grant Announcement Contact
Keith Zotti Partnership Program Specialist Phone 2155979153
CT F&P

National Park Service 303-898-9819
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