BLM-CO Volunteer Stewardship Program on Colorado's Public Lands

The summary for the BLM-CO Volunteer Stewardship Program on Colorado's Public 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.
BLM-CO Volunteer Stewardship Program on Colorado's Public Lands: 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: 1) 3 national conservation areas; 2) 53 wilderness study areas; 3) 5 wilderness areas; 4) 1 national historic trail; 5) 1 national scenic trail; and 6) 2 national monuments.BLM Colorado's recreation program benefits from the vibrant network of volunteers and partners. In particular, our recreation program is bolstered by the strength of the BLM's partnerships with national, regional, and local organizations that share our goals of providing sustainable recreation opportunities and economic benefits to communities. In fact, recreation-related activities contribute more than $543 million to Colorado's economy and supports more than 4,625 jobs. BLM Colorado is looking for a cooperator to promote BLM's multiple use mission through volunteer-led stewardship and shared conservation of public lands. BLM desires a partner to assist with developing and maintaining a database to manage individual and group volunteers for the purposes of matching them to potential volunteer opportunities available through BLM Colorado. All project work will occur on BLM lands.This FOA is being released prior to the passage of a Consolidated Appropriations Act for FY 2017 by Congress. Enactment of additional Continuing Resolutions or an Appropriations Act may affect the availability and/or level of funding for this program.To view the details of the full announcement and to download an application package, please visit and enter Funding Opportunity Announcement Number L18AS00003.
Federal Grant Title: BLM-CO Volunteer Stewardship Program on Colorado's Public Lands
Federal Agency Name: Bureau of Land Management (DOI-BLM)
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: L18AS00003
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.225
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: January 19th, 2018
Original Application Deadline: January 19th, 2018
Posted Date: November 17th, 2017
Creation Date: November 17th, 2017
Archive Date: January 26th, 2018
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $45,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $15,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: November 17th, 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
Click on Related Documents tab above to download full announcement instructions. Click Package tab above to download required application forms.
Grant Announcement Contact
Eleni Sarris (303) 239-3908
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