City Kids Wilderness Exploration: Youth Explore Learn & Grow

The summary for the City Kids Wilderness Exploration: Youth Explore Learn & Grow 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 National Park Service, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
City Kids Wilderness Exploration: Youth Explore Learn & Grow: Project Goals – • To provide opportunities described below for 100 urban youth ages 12 to 18 --specifically students residing in under-served and diverse communities of the Washington D.C. metropolitan area.-- to explore, learn, and create positive memorable experiences in national parks through hiking, camping, rock climbing, trail work, ecology and geology lessons, water quality testing, sustainability, environmental education, urban agriculture, environmental conservation, etc. • To connect youth with a better understanding and appreciation for green spaces in both urban and rural settings--including their own backyards; access to outdoor activities to help in overcoming health and mental health challenges, confidence and self-esteem, the role of teamwork, and outdoor exploration opportunities.• To provide opportunities for students to learn about careers available with the National Park Service and other conservation-related fields/organizations. B. Project Objectives – • Hire an outreach and program intern (coordinator) through a 21st Century Conservation Service Corps Program cooperating partner to work closely with City Kids and National Park Service.• The coordinator will plan weekend outdoor adventure trips for students to national parks in the National Capital Region and Northeast Region. This includes providing or arranging for educational programming and joining students as they engage in educational and recreational activities. • Students will engage in interactive visits to national park sites. • City Kids staff will engage some youth in visits to Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone National Park so youth can learn about nature, history and recreational opportunities. • Sessions will be scheduled to help kids learn about careers available with the National Park Service and other conservation-related fields/organizations, too.
Federal Grant Title: City Kids Wilderness Exploration: Youth Explore Learn & Grow
Federal Agency Name: National Park Service (DOI-NPS)
Grant Categories: Environment
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: P18AC00502
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.954
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: August 17th, 2018
Original Application Deadline: August 17th, 2018
Posted Date: August 7th, 2018
Creation Date: August 7th, 2018
Archive Date: September 16th, 2018
Total Program Funding: $68,640
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $68,640
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $1
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: August 7th, 2018
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility
This announcement is not a request for applications. It is notification that NPS will award a task agreement under Cooperative Agreement Number P18AC00150 with City Kids Wilderness Project.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Grant Announcement Contact
LaQuita Palmer
Grants Management Specialist
Phone 202-619-7082
This is a Notice of Intent Only.
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