Youth Education on BLM Lands

The summary for the Youth Education on BLM Lands 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 Bureau of Land Management, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Youth Education on BLM Lands: The project's primary objective is to support riparian educational efforts that target young people, with an emphasis on using the islands that the BLM manages in Wisconsin. Applications will be scored and ranked using these criteria to measure how thoroughly the project meets the objective: 1. Curriculum - which of the following will the project teach: invasive species ecology; aquatic ecology; water quality; outdoor/survival skills; leave-no-trace outdoor ethics (projects covering multiple topics will score high). (25 points). 2. Outdoor exposure - projects that involve multiple visits to or extended trips on waterways will score high. (25 points) 3. Audience - what is the proposed project's target audience, and how many young people will the proposed project reach? Projects that have an audience secured or sound recruitment plans will score high. (25 points) 4. Location - what waters will be used in the proposed project? Projects using BLM islands in Wisconsin are welcome to contact the BLM at 414-297-4416 to discuss potential island locations for youth education. If using BLM islands, identify them by the name of the map (see BLM website) and the island number(s). (10 points) 5. Budget and partnerships - what partners are involved in the project, how is each partner involved? What other sources of funding or in-kind support are anticipated or guaranteed to the project? Complete the attached table listing all funds and in-kind support anticipated for the proposed project (10 points) 6. Contingency - how will the project ensure that trips to waterways will not be cancelled due to weather? Projects that can adapt to extreme weather by modifying their timing and/or location will score high. (5 points)
Federal Grant Title: Youth Education on BLM Lands
Federal Agency Name: Bureau of Land Management
Grant Categories: Education
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: L13AS00133
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 15.231
CFDA Descriptions: Fish, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Resource Management
Current Application Deadline: Aug 12, 2013
Original Application Deadline: Aug 12, 2013
Posted Date: Jul 16, 2013
Creation Date: Jul 16, 2013
Archive Date: Sep 11, 2013
Total Program Funding: $20,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $20,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $5,000
Expected Number of Awards: 3
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Grant Announcement Contact
Lisa Clayton Grants Management Officer Phone 202-912-7098 []
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