BLM OR-WA Youth Employment and Education, Spokane District

The summary for the BLM OR-WA Youth Employment and Education, Spokane District 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 Youth Employment and Education, Spokane District: The Department of the Interior Youth Initiative is a focused effort to expand programs that engage, educate and employ youth from all backgrounds in exploring, connecting with, and preserving the shared natural and cultural resources on public lands. As part of this initiative, the Department aims to increase youth employment through its use of youth hiring authorities; leveraging partnerships; using a proactive targeted recruiting approach to build new environments and engage a talented corps of young people; and providing hands-on, meaningful work experiences. The purpose of the Department's employment efforts is to create the Next Generation of Conservation Leaders. OR/WA BLM aims to support the national goals by providing meaningful work opportunities for hundreds of young people so that they have a positive experience that directly contributes to conservation and that has a lasting impact on our Nation.

The objective of this agreement is to provide youth the opportunity to connect with the natural world through the completion of various natural resource projects on public lands within and around the BLM Spokane 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 development of a conservation ethic.
Federal Grant Title: BLM OR-WA Youth Employment and Education, Spokane District
Federal Agency Name: Bureau of Land Management
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: L16AS00148
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 323159
CFDA Descriptions: Recreation Resource Management
Current Application Deadline: Jul 26, 2016
Original Application Deadline: Jul 26, 2016
Posted Date: May 26, 2016
Creation Date: May 26, 2016
Archive Date: May 26, 2017
Total Program Funding: $5,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $5,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $1
Expected Number of Awards: 1
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
Grants Management Specialist Sheryl Dowley (503) 808-6243
Youth Employment and Education, Spokane District

Bureau of Land Management 801-539-4178
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