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 OSMRE/VISTA Program is designed to partner with 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, or other intermediary organization, to administer the OSMRE/VISTA Program. The OSMRE/AmeriCorps Program was developed to provide an opportunity for OSMRE to increase its engagement with young people with skills and interest in activities aligned with the OSMRE mission. 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.The program places mission-oriented adults 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 Corporation for National and Community Service (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, or a cash stipend. 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: Community Development
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: S22AS00329
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.254
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: September 19th, 2022
Original Application Deadline: September 19th, 2022
Posted Date: July 19th, 2022
Creation Date: July 19th, 2022
Archive Date: October 19th, 2022
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $225,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $1
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: July 27th, 2022
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
DOI's Minority Serving Institutions are encouraged to apply for funding. MDTI projects contribute to the goal of improving the quality of science and technology instruction in institutions that serve high concentrations of minority students who historically have been underrepresented in higher education.
Grant Announcement Contact
Yetunde E Richardson
Phone 2022082766
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