Environmental Literacy Grants for Informal/Nonformal Science Educatio

The summary for the Environmental Literacy Grants for Informal/Nonformal Science Educatio 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 Department of Commerce, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Environmental Literacy Grants for Informal/Nonformal Science Educatio: The goal of this funding opportunity is to support projects that engage the public in educational activities that utilize emerging and/or advanced technologies and leverage NOAA assets to improve understanding, and stewardship of the local and global environment. There is specific interest in projects that use emerging and/or advanced technologies to (1) facilitate outdoor experiences involving scientific inquiry and exploration of the natural world apart from formal K-12 curricula and (2) visualize, display, and interpret data to improve understanding and provide a systems perspective of Earth's dynamic processes. This program has two priorities. Priority 1 is for large-scale projects that occur over a longer duration with regional to national implementation. Priority 2 is for small-scale projects that occur over a shorter duration with local to regional implementation. Funded projects will be between one and five years in duration. This program meets NOAA's Mission Support goal to provide critical support for NOAA's mission. It is anticipated that awards under this announcement will be made by September 30, 2010 and that projects funded under this announcement will have a start date no earlier than October 1, 2010. Note: a PDF version of this announcement is available at ttp://www.oesd.noaa.gov/funding_opps.html.
Federal Grant Title: Environmental Literacy Grants for Informal/Nonformal Science Educatio
Federal Agency Name: Department of Commerce
Grant Categories: Science and Technology
Type of Opportunity: Other
Funding Opportunity Number: NOAA-SEC-OED-2010-2002248
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 11.008
CFDA Descriptions: Office of Education (OED)
Current Application Deadline: Apr 06, 2010
Original Application Deadline: Feb 16, 2010
Posted Date: Jan 26, 2010
Creation Date: Feb 02, 2010
Archive Date: May 06, 2010
Total Program Funding: $7,500,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $1,250,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $500,000
Expected Number of Awards: 10
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligible applicants are institutions of higher education, other nonprofits, and state, local and Indian tribal governments in the United States. For-profit organizations, K-12 public and independent schools and school systems, foreign institutions, foreign organizations and foreign government agencies are not eligible to apply. For-profit and foreign organizations can be project partners. Federal agencies are not eligible to receive Federal assistance under this announcement, but may be project partners. The Department of Commerce/National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (DOC/NOAA) is strongly committed to increasing the articipation of Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs), i.e., Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Hispanic-serving institutions, Tribal colleges and universities, Alaskan Native and Native Hawaiian institutions, and institutions that work in underserved communities. Applications are encouraged that involve any of the above types of institutions. An individual may apply only once as principal investigator (PI) through this funding opportunity. However institutions may submit more than one application and individuals may serve as co-PIs or key personnel on more than one application.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Information not provided
Grant Announcement Contact
Rosalie Vega Grants Management Specialist Phone 301-713-0922

Email [rosalie.vega@noaa.gov]
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