The summary for the OSMRE/VISTA Program 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 Office of Surface Mining, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
OSMRE/VISTA Program: The authority to award this Cooperative Agreement is found in the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977, as amended; Public Law 95-87; 91 Stat. 445-532; in accordance with the Federal Grant and Cooperative Agreement Act of 1977, 31 USC 6301 et seq.; subject to the provisions of the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards, 2 CFR § 200, 2 CFR Part 1402 - Financial Assistance Interior Regulation, Supplementing The Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards; and under provisions of the Domestic Volunteer Service Act of 1973, as amended, 42 USC 66 et seq.; and 5 CFR § 315.605, the Appointment of Former ACTION volunteers.The OSMRE/VISTA Program is designed to partner with non-profit IRS 501(c)(3) eligible applicants that have access to AmeriCorps Volunteers in Service to America (hereinafter referred to as VISTA) positions through partnership with the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), or other intermediary organization, to administer the OSMRE/VISTA Program.The OSMRE/VISTA Program was developed to provide an opportunity for OSMRE to increase its engagement with young people with university or vocational degrees.Recipients of OSMRE/VISTA Program financial assistance will support an innovative partnership, working directly with OSMRE in the following areas: (1) community and environmental reclamation, (2) community environmental stewardship, (3) economic improvement, (4) educational opportunities, (5) research, and more.This program place recent graduates from colleges, universities, and/or vocational schools as VISTAs in communities impacted by pre-regulatory mining practices to serve for a period of one (1) year.A VISTA is an individual who engages in national service through an activity approved by the CNCS, or an intermediate organization. VISTAs receive a living allowance and other benefits while serving. Upon successful completion of their service, VISTAs may earn a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award from the National Service Trust that they can use to pay for higher education expenses or apply to qualified student loans. VISTAs who successfully complete their term of service also receive non-competitive eligibility for Federal jobs.
Federal Grant Title: OSMRE/VISTA Program
Federal Agency Name: Office of Surface Mining (DOI-OSM)
Grant Categories: Employment Labor and Training
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: S20AS00008
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.254
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: July 15th, 2020
Original Application Deadline: July 15th, 2020
Posted Date: May 7th, 2020
Creation Date: May 7th, 2020
Archive Date: August 14th, 2020
Total Program Funding: $275,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $275,500
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $10,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: May 7th, 2020
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
Eligible sponsor organizations must be a non-profit organization with 501(c)(3) status and have access to AmeriCorps positions through partnership with the Corporation for National and Community Service, or other intermediary organization. Federal, state, and local governments are not eligible to receive this direct funding.
Grant Announcement Contact
Yetunde Richardson
Grants Specialist
Phone 202-208-2766
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