National Park Service-Plant Restoration

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National Park Service-Plant Restoration: This Funding Announcement is not a request for applications. This announcement is to provide public notice of the National Park Service (NPS)’s intention to fund a Task Agreement against an existing Master Agreement.

ABSTRACT
Funding Announcement: NPS-NOIP16AC00670
Project Title:National Park Service-Plant Restoration-Site Improvement Project
Recipient: Conservation Legacy
Total Anticipated Award Amount: 25000
Cost Share: None Required
Anticipated Length of Agreement Through May 1, 2017
Anticipated Period of Performance: Through May 1, 2017
Award Instrument: Cooperative Agreement P16AC00670
Statutory Authority: 54 U.S.C. 101702(a), 16 U.S.C. 17k-2(e), 16 U.S.C. 4601-1(f)(1), 16 U.S.C. 1246(h)(1), 16 U.S.C. 1723(c), 54 U.S.C. 101701(b)
CFDA # and Title: 15.931 Youth Conservation Activities
Point of Contact: Tina Holland, Agreements Officer
OVERVIEW, RECIPIENT AND NPS INVOLVEMENT
The Conservation Legacy will collaborate with the National Park Service (NPS) to engage youth with their environmental awareness, especially regarding natural area restoration techniques; participating in a healthy lifestyle; and exposure to conservation professionals and pathways for employment as future stewards and NPS leaders.
Substantial involvement on the part the National Park Service (NPS) is anticipated for the successful completion of the objectives to be funded by this award. NPS staff will assist with support and to stimulate work and/or education and training opportunities for young adults through collaborative participation in mapping and removing non-native vegetation, conducting natural resource monitoring, managing and restoring native vegetation, improving wildlife habitat, and enhancing visitor viewscapes.

NPS did not solicit full and open competition for this award based the following criteria:

The cooperator is a member of the established 21st Century Conservation Corp Program- Youth Engagement and Development and was awarded a Cooperative Agreement P15AC00024 allowing Conservation Legacy to participate in specific tasks, and can provide the necessary activities involved in this particular task while providing an effective outcome for the National Park Service and the promotion of youth involvement. Three members of the 21st Century Conservation Corp Program were considered for this award and the Conservation Legacy was selected based on the experience of their crews, the availability, and working in remote areas.
Federal Grant Title: National Park Service-Plant Restoration
Federal Agency Name: National Park Service
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Other
Funding Opportunity Number: P16AC00670
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 322289
CFDA Descriptions: Conservation Activities by Youth Service Organizations
Current Application Deadline: May 20, 2016
Original Application Deadline: May 20, 2016
Posted Date: May 10, 2016
Creation Date: May 10, 2016
Archive Date: Jun 19, 2016
Total Program Funding: $25,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $0
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Grant Announcement Contact
Tina Holland Agreements Specialist Phone 307-344-2082
tina_holland@nps.gov

National Park Service 303-969-2348
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