BLM OR/WA - Prineville Youth Partnership, Prineville District, Oregon

The summary for the BLM OR/WA - Prineville Youth Partnership, Prineville District, Oregon 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 OR/WA - Prineville Youth Partnership, Prineville District, Oregon: Background: The BLM is interested in partnering with a recipient to provide youth with education and work opportunities, through conservation projects, which will further their understanding and appreciation of natural and cultural resources. Conservation projects, such as but not limited to fuels reduction, fence construction, wildlife habitat protection, environmental stewardship and recreation site construction and maintenance, will occur on public lands within the Prineville District.

Objectives: The objective of this agreement is to provide youth the opportunity to connect with the natural world through completion of natural resource projects on public lands within the Prineville District. These projects will enhance and conserve public recreation, fish, wildlife, and plant resources while providing youth with positive work experiences, development of work skills, a sense of personal responsibility, encouragement for a long term community service commitment, and the potential for future employment of youth in natural resource management.
The recipient agrees to:

Ensure at least half of the youth engaged are residents from Crook, Jefferson, Deschutes, Wheeler, Sherman, Gilliam, Grant, Wasco, Klamath, and Lake Counties.

Youth crews must be have at least 3 youth.

Provide a skilled crew leader to supervise daily operations of each skilled or labor crew.

Engage local youth, ages 17-25, in public land management.

Construct and maintain BLM infrastructure such as fences, parking areas, gates, trails, signs, and other areas.

Improve the health and productivity of public lands through projects such as invasive plant treatments, fuels reduction work, seed collection and other projects.

Gather information on the condition of public lands such as the extent of invasive plants, the location of fences, inventory of trails, and other data collection.
Federal Grant Title: BLM OR/WA - Prineville Youth Partnership, Prineville District, Oregon
Federal Agency Name: Bureau of Land Management
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: L15AS00166
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.237
CFDA Descriptions: Rangeland Resource Management
Current Application Deadline: Aug 10, 2015
Original Application Deadline: Aug 10, 2015
Posted Date: Jun 11, 2015
Creation Date: Jun 11, 2015
Archive Date: Jun 10, 2016
Total Program Funding: $1,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $18,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $1
Expected Number of Awards: 2
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"
Grant Announcement Contact
Jessica Clark, 503-808-6226
L15AS00166 Prineville Youth Partnership

Bureau of Land Management 801-539-4178
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