R8 (CA/NV) Firearm and Bow Hunter Safety and Education Program for State Fish and Game Agencies

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R8 (CA/NV) Firearm and Bow Hunter Safety and Education Program for State Fish and Game Agencies: A. 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. B. Section 10 funds supplement, not replace Section 4(c) Hunter Education funds, thereby enhancing a Stateâ¿¿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: R8 (CA/NV) Firearm and Bow Hunter Safety and Education Program for State Fish and Game Agencies
Federal Agency Name: Fish and Wildlife Service (DOI-FWS)
Grant Categories: Education Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: F17AS00057
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 15.626
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: August 31st, 2017
Original Application Deadline: August 31st, 2017
Posted Date: December 8th, 2016
Creation Date: December 8th, 2016
Archive Date: November 1st, 2017
Total Program Funding: $0
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $240,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $1,000
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Last Updated: December 8th, 2016
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Grants.gov
Grant Announcement Contact
Grants Fiscal Officer Tracey Vriens 916-414-6525
Tracey_Vriens@fws.gov

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