Museum Operations

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Museum Operations: The U.S. Army Corps ofEngineers, Vicksburg District (USACE, MVK) develops and operates water resourceand public lands across portions of Mississippi, Arkansas, and Louisiana andhas a major economic impact on the City of Vicksburg, MS. The Jesse Brent Lower Mississippi RiverMuseum (JBLMRM) is a popular tourist attraction in Vicksburg which provides educational andrecreational opportunity for visitors from around the world to learn about thelower Mississippi River, USACE, The Mississippi River Commission, and thehistory of Vicksburg, Mississippi. Its main objective is to further trainingand provide opportunities to educate the public about water resourcesdevelopment projects. It also provides asetting for multiple groups and municipalities to hold meetings. 33 USC 2339 Section213(a) of WRDA 2000 (Public Law 106-541; codified in 33 U.S.C. § 2339)authorizes USACE to enter into cooperative agreements with non-Federal publicand nonprofit entities for services relating to natural resources conservationor recreation management at USACE Civil Works projects. USACE seeks an opportunity to enterinto a cooperative agreement with a non-Federal public and nonprofit entitiesfor operations of the Jesse Brent Lower Mississippi River Museum (JBLMRM) andMotor Vessel Mississippi IV (MV/MS IV) in order to provide for numerouscommunity benefits. The cooperative agreementwill be awarded competitively to a non-Federal public or nonprofit entity withknowledge of managing museums or similar projects. The cooperativeagreement recipient (Recipient) shall provide personnel needed for facility maintenance, janitorial services, and daily operation of the museum.
Federal Grant Title: Museum Operations
Federal Agency Name: Engineer Research and Development Center (DOD-COE-ERDC)
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: W912EE-19-FOA-0001
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 12.010
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: May 30th, 2019
Original Application Deadline: May 30th, 2019
Posted Date: May 1st, 2019
Creation Date: May 1st, 2019
Archive Date: June 29th, 2019
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $58,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Last Updated: April 30th, 2019
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity below), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"
Grant Announcement Contact
Anna Crawford
Phone 601-634-5320
Anna Crawford
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