BLM-WO, National Trails Day and Volunteer Vacations Support

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BLM-WO, National Trails Day and Volunteer Vacations Support: BACKGROUND: The principal purpose of this agreement is to cooperatively develop and support a long-term strategy to create comprehensive recreational trail systems for public use and enjoyment. The strategy will emphasize organizing and utilizing the combined efforts of volunteers, trail organization members, and affected public agencies to incrementally develop the system. This agreement stimulates the realization of public purposes and benefits by providing the public with volunteer trail project opportunities at the local level, the latest educational and training resources, increases the knowledge, skills and abilities of trail volunteers, trail organization members, trail advocates and agency staff via a website, trail events, longer term volunteer opportunities on public lands and through targeted educational projects. The agreement also facilitates the creation of locally managed, cost-effective, locally-based, trail systems in a variety of communities across the West in response to rising public demand for such recreation opportunities and the limited availability of agency resources to meet that demand.

OBJECTIVES: Support and help promote and educate the public on conservation issues, build public and private partnerships, support volunteer stewardship, and provide resources to help plan, fund, and develop hiking trails for use by the public.

PUBLIC BENEFIT: Providing the public with trails based recreation and volunteer project opportunities and the latest educational and training resources, increases the knowledge, skills, and abilities of trail volunteers, trail organization members, trail advocates, Federal agency staff, and the public via websites, National Trails Day events, Volunteer Vacations on public lands, and through targeted educational projects.
Federal Grant Title: BLM-WO, National Trails Day and Volunteer Vacations Support
Federal Agency Name: Bureau of Land Management
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: L16AS00123
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 322795
CFDA Descriptions: Recreation Resource Management
Current Application Deadline: Jul 22, 2016
Original Application Deadline: Jul 22, 2016
Posted Date: May 23, 2016
Creation Date: May 23, 2016
Archive Date: May 23, 2017
Total Program Funding: $150,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $20,000
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 Specialist Walter Ullrey wullrey@blm.gov
E-mail Bert Ullrey

Bureau of Land Management 801-539-4178
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