Recovery Act - BLM-UT Recreation Youth Conservation Corps Project's

The summary for the Recovery Act - BLM-UT Recreation Youth Conservation Corps Project's 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 Department of the Interior, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Recovery Act - BLM-UT Recreation Youth Conservation Corps Project's: The application due date is changing to January 15, 2010 due to on the ground work starting earlier. -- Utah BLM's recreation program has ARRA funding available to work with youth conservation corps for the purposes of preserving and creating jobs and promoting economic recovery; assisting those most impacted by the recession; providing investments needed to increase economic efficiency by spurring technological advances in science and; investing in transportation, environmental protection, and other infrastructure that will provide long-term economic benefits. BLM is interested in working with conservation corps to complete conservation projects that enhance the student?s classroom learning by providing them opportunities to gain experience, learn about public lands, further their understanding and appreciation of natural and cultural resources, and pique their interest in natural resource careers. Projects include: placement of route signs, trail head signs, recreational informational kiosks; removing traces of illegal trails by raking out tracks, moving large rocks, boulders, dead and down tree limbs to block access to illegal routes; trail repair and trail maintenance which includes naturalizing of trails; installing fencing along trails and at campgrounds; cutting brush to define the established trail and/or protect adjacent resources, filling ruts and holes; reducing wildfire risks; mitigating damage from insects, disease, and disasters, installing erosion control; control or removal of invasive, noxious, non-native plant species; and restoring native species.
Federal Grant Title: Recovery Act - BLM-UT Recreation Youth Conservation Corps Project's
Federal Agency Name: Department of the Interior
Grant Categories: Recovery Act
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: ARRA-BLM-UT-RFA-10-1604
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.225
CFDA Descriptions: Recreation Resource Mgmt
Current Application Deadline: Jan 15, 2010 Due t
Original Application Deadline: Jan 15, 2010 Due t
Posted Date: Nov 10, 2009
Creation Date: Nov 23, 2009
Archive Date: Apr 30, 2010
Total Program Funding: $2,125,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $400,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $500
Expected Number of Awards: 12
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Must be a qualified "Youth or Conservation Corp" under 16 USC 1723 Public Land Corps
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Information not provided
Grant Announcement Contact
Maria A Gochis []
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