IMRO-Japanese American Confinement Sites Grant Program

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IMRO-Japanese American Confinement Sites Grant Program: Use and Use Restriction: Japanese American Confinement Sites grant funds may be used for identifying, researching, evaluating, interpreting, protecting, restoring, repairing, and acquiring historic confinement sites where Japanese Americans were detained during World War II as authorized by the Preservation of Japanese American Confinement Sites Act of 2006 (Public Law 109-441, 120 STAT 3288, 16 USC 461). These historic confinement sites are defined as the ten War Relocation Authority internment camps (Gila River, Granada, Heart Mountain, Jerome, Manzanar, Minidoka, Poston, Rohwer, Topaz, and Tule Lake), as well as other historically significant locations, as determined by the Secretary of the Interior, where Japanese Americans were detained during World War II. These sites are specifically identified in "Confinement and Ethnicity: An Overview of World War II Japanese American Relocation Sites", published by the Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Western Archeological and Conservation Center, in 1999. Public Law 109-441 (16 USC 461) prohibits land acquisition at sites other than: Heart Mountain (WY), Honouliuli (HI), Jerome (AR), Rohwer (AR), and Topaz (UT). Match requirement: Each grant requires a 2:1 Federal to non-Federal match; that is, to receive two dollars of Federal funds at least a one dollar non-Federal match is required. The match may be composed of cash or in-kind contributions. The non-Federal match may be raised and spent during the grant period; it does not have to be "in the bank" at the time of the application. Projects must benefit one or more historic Japanese American confinement sites. Project categories include: -Capital projects- including construction of new interpretive centers, restrooms, and interpretive trails. -Documentation- including identification, research, and evaluation of historic confinement sites; projects may include archeological surveys, National Register of Historic Places nominations, and National Historic Landmark nominations. -Oral history interviews- including recording, transcribing, digitally processing and sharing the interviews. -Interpretation and education related to historic confinement sites- projects may include wayside exhibits, creative arts and educational curricula. -Preservation of confinement sites and related historic resources- projects may include stabilization, rehabilitation, restoration, acquisition, relocation of historic buildings and structures to their original locations, reconstruction of key structures, and collections conservation. -Planning projects- such as interpretive plans for new exhibits and programs, land use plans, and resource management plans. -Non-Federal real property acquisition- allowed only with the owner's written permission at only Jerome, Rohwer, Topaz, and Honouliuli, per stipulations of Public Law 109-441. Grant applications are available via the Japanese American Confinement Sites Grant website: http://www.nps.gov/history/hps/HPG/JACS/index.html. The website includes the application, forms, instructions and guidelines available for downloading at no cost. DO NOT SUBMIT AN ELECTRONIC APPLICATION. Submit applications to: (For Postal Service Delivery) National Park Service ATTN: Kara Miyagishima P.O. Box 25287 Denver, CO 80225-0287 (For Express Delivery) National Park Service ATTN: Kara Miyagishima 12795 West Alameda Pkwy. Lakewood, CO 80228-2838 Applications must be received by THURSDAY, MARCH 4, 2010.
Federal Grant Title: IMRO-Japanese American Confinement Sites Grant Program
Federal Agency Name: Other Agency
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: NPS-IMRO-JACS2010
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 15.933
CFDA Descriptions: Preservation of Japanese American Confinement Sites
Current Application Deadline: Mar 04, 2010
Original Application Deadline: Mar 04, 2010
Posted Date: Jan 04, 2010
Creation Date: Dec 29, 2009
Archive Date: Apr 03, 2010
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award:
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $5,000
Expected Number of Awards: 40
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Category Explanation
This grant provides for the preservation and interpretation of historic Japanese American confinement sites in order that present and future generations may learn and gain inspiration from these sites and that these sites will demonstrate the Nation's commitment to equal justice under the law.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligible applicants are organizations and entities working to preserve historic Japanese American confinement sites and their history, including: private, public and quasi-public nonprofit institutions/organizations; educational institutions; state, local, and Federally recognized Indian Tribal governments; and other public institutions/organizations. Individuals may not apply. These historic confinement sites are defined as the ten War Relocation Authority internment camps (Gila River, Granada, Heart Mountain, Jerome, Manzanar, Minidoka, Poston, Rohwer, Topaz, and Tule Lake), as well as other historically significant locations, as determined by the Secretary of the Interior, where Japanese Americans were detained during World War II. These sites are specifically identified in "Confinement and Ethnicity: An Overview of World War II Japanese American Relocation Sites", published by the Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Western Archeological and Conservation Center, in 1999. Public Law 109-441 (16 USC 461) prohibits land acquisition at sites other than: Heart Mountain (WY), Honouliuli (HI), Jerome (AR), Rohwer (AR), and Topaz (UT).
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