BLM-CO Motorized Trail Program, Royal Gorge Field Office

The summary for the BLM-CO Motorized Trail Program, Royal Gorge Field Office 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.
BLM-CO Motorized Trail Program, Royal Gorge Field Office: The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Colorado's 8.3 million acres of public lands, along with 27 million acres of mineral estate, are concentrated primarily in the western portion of the State. The lands range from alpine tundra, colorful canyons, and mesas in the southwest, to rolling sage-covered hills in the northwest. These public lands play a vital role in providing open space and contribute to Colorado's quality of life. The public lands and resources administered by the BLM are among Colorado's greatest assets, benefitting local communities and our nation. Every year, BLM-managed public lands support thousands of jobs in Colorado and draw millions of visitors. Colorado's public lands support diverse lifestyles and livelihoods on healthy and working landscapes in Colorado's backyard. BLM Colorado's National Conservation Lands encompass approximately one million acres, or one-eighth of all BLM land in the state.In addition, BLM Colorado manages the following: 3 national conservation areas; 53 wilderness study areas; 5 wilderness areas; 1 national historic trail; 1 national scenic trail; and 2 national monuments. Unlike many other recreation destinations, BLM Colorado's public lands are still quite rustic. There are no entrance stations and comparatively few developed recreation areas. BLM Colorado focuses recreation on the visitors' freedom to choose where to go and what to do. More than one-quarter of BLM lands in Colorado are managed specifically for recreation and tourism. About six million visitors per year come to BLM Colorado lands to hike, mountain bike, whitewater raft, camp, and fish. The Royal Gorge Field Office (RGFO), as part of BLM Colorado, administers more than 668,000 surface acres of public land along the Front Range and 6.8 million sub-surface acres. Since the RGFO spans such a large area, it covers a variety of terrain and is involved in a multitude of initiatives, including those activities that provide opportunities to engage and inform the public. The RGFO has miles of motorized trails available for use by the public. BLM Colorado desires a partnership with a cooperator to assist with stewardship activities to promote and preserve dirt bike trial riding opportunities, including motorized recreation on public lands. The use of off-road vehicles is an important facet of recreational opportunities available on public lands. Through this funding opportunity announcement, RGFO seeks a partnership to assist with improving trail conditions, including erosion control and repair, so that all visitors may benefit from an enhanced trail system. This partnership will promote trail safety and educate various user groups regarding trail ethics, including discouraging the proliferation of social or renegade trails that degrade the condition of public lands, including sensitive areas.
Federal Grant Title: BLM-CO Motorized Trail Program, Royal Gorge Field Office
Federal Agency Name: Bureau of Land Management (DOI-BLM)
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: L17AS00177
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.225
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: August 15th, 2017
Original Application Deadline: August 15th, 2017
Posted Date: June 16th, 2017
Creation Date: June 16th, 2017
Archive Date: August 22nd, 2017
Total Program Funding: $20,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $20,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $4,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: June 16th, 2017
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity below), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"
Link to Full Grant Announcement
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Grant Announcement Contact
Eleni Sarris (303) 239-3908
[email protected]

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