BLM-CO Youth Conservation Opportunities on Public Lands

The summary for the BLM-CO Youth Conservation Opportunities on 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 FederalGrants.com 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 Youth Conservation Opportunities on Public Lands: The Colorado State Office of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has collaborated with Qualified Youth and Conservation Corps, as authorized by the Public Lands Corps Act (PLC), to accomplish conservation projects for numerous years. This program's projects provide employment for participants and opportunities to learn about and gain work experience in public lands and natural resources management while promoting long-term interest in public lands stewardship and the BLM. BLM Colorado's Youth Program assists federal agencies with diversifying the workforce while exposing participants to the complex cultural and natural resource issues faced by National Conservation Lands managers. BLM Colorado partners with qualified youth and conservation corps to engage individuals between the ages of 16 and 30 (inclusive) and veterans up to age 35 (inclusive) including tribal members. Young people are recruited from local communities to assist with conservation projects that protect and promote multiple-use on public lands.Please visit www.grants.gov to download a full copy of the Notice of Funding Opportunity, application, instructions, and templates.
Federal Grant Title: BLM-CO Youth Conservation Opportunities on Public Lands
Federal Agency Name: Bureau of Land Management (DOI-BLM)
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: L20AS00106
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.243
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: October 22nd, 2020
Original Application Deadline: October 22nd, 2020
Posted Date: August 22nd, 2020
Creation Date: August 22nd, 2020
Archive Date: October 29th, 2020
Total Program Funding: $900,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $450,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 2
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Last Updated: September 29th, 2020
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
County governments - City or township governments - Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) - Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) - Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
This opportunity is open to any qualified youth conservation corps established by a state or local government, by the governing body of any Indian tribe, or by a qualified nonprofit organization interested in working cooperatively with the BLM to develop and administer multiple-use conservation projects. Conservation projects must focus on providing employment, education, and public-service opportunities for U.S. citizens and legal residents (between ages 16 and 30 inclusive and veterans up to age 35 inclusive) recruited from local and surrounding communities to assist with projects on public lands. No other entities are eligible to respond. All responding non-profit entities must provide a copy of their Section 501(c) (3) status determination letter received from the Internal Revenue Service.The term "qualified youth or conservation corps" means any program established by a state or local government, by the governing body of any Indian tribe, or by a nonprofit organization that:* Is capable of offering meaningful, fulltime, productive work for individuals between the ages of 16 and 30, inclusive, and veterans up to age 35 in a natural or cultural resource setting;* Provides participants a mix of work experience, basic and life skills, education, training, and support BLM's mission; and* Provides participants opportunities to develop life skills and work ethics through their work on BLM lands that transfer to their community and the United States.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
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Grant Announcement Contact
Grant Management Officer Eleni Sarris (303) 239-3908
esarris@blm.gov
esarris@blm.gov
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