Trail Repairs on Dumpling Mt Trail at Katmai National Park

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Trail Repairs on Dumpling Mt Trail at Katmai National Park: This Funding Announcement is not a request for applications. This announcement is to provide public notice of the National Park Service (NPS), intention to fund the following project activities without competition. ABSTRACT Funding Announcement P17AS00007 Project Title Trail Repairs on Dumpling Mt Trail at Katmai National Park Recipient Student Conservation Association Total Anticipated Award Amount 45,732.82 Cost Share 0.00 Anticipated Length of Agreement 1 year Anticipated Period of Performance 2 month Award Instrument Task Agreement Statutory Authority 54 USC 101702a, 16 USC 1246(h)(1) CFDA # and Title 15.931, Conservation Activities by Youth Organizations Single Source Justification Criteria Cited Under master agreement P15AC00031. Point of Contact Erica Cordeiro OVERVIEW The NPS Youth Program brings qualified youth or conservation corps youth together to carry out appropriate conservation projects. Youth work cooperatively with the NPS on cultural and natural resource related conservation projects such as trail development and maintenance, historic, cultural, forest and timber management, minor construction work, archaeological conservation, and native plant habitat restoration and rehabilitation. The program promotes and stimulate public purposes such as education, job training, development of responsible citizenship, productive community involvement, and furthers their understanding and appreciation of natural and cultural resources. STATEMENT OF JOINT OBJECTIVES/PROJECT MANAGEMENT PLAN This project will provide for the widening, repair and stabilization of approximately 800 LF of native trail in Katmai National Park. This portion of trail is located in a highly swampy area and is frequently muddy and very wet. This project will also make the lower portion of the Dumpling Mountain Trail accessible and complaint with ADA outdoor accessibility standards. RECIPIENT INVOLVEMENT SCA agrees to: 1. To assist with recruitment and selection of selected candidates as Conservation Associates to participate in the work described in the above Scope of Work. 2. To provide living allowance, insurance, and Americorps awards (when applicable). 3. To provide for transportation to and from Katmai National Park, King Salmon AK and subsistence during the period of performance. 4. To provide for in-service commercial travel during the project period of performance. 5. Provide 24/7 staffed hotline assistance, site visit, and performance evaluations. NATIONAL PARK SERVICE INVOLVEMENT NPS agrees to: 1. To provide general orientation to park operations, NPS mission, and safety training. 2. To provide a NPS technical representative, to be on-site with the SCA volunteer to assist with specifics of the project as needed. 3. To provide all necessary equipment and supplies applicable for performing required tasks. 4. To provide funds for housing for the SCA volunteer. 5. A written completion evaluation from Katmai National Park per project Evaluating the outcome and performance of that project. SINGLE-SOURCE JUSTIFICATION DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR SINGLE SOURCE POLICY REQUIREMENTS Department of the Interior Policy (505 DM 2) requires a written justification which explains why competition is not practicable for each single-source award. The justification must address one or more of the following criteria as well as discussion of the program legislative history, unique capabilities of the proposed recipient, and cost-sharing contribution offered by the proposed recipient, as applicable. In order for an assistance award to be made without competition, the award must satisfy one or more of the following criteria: (1) Unsolicited Proposal â¿¿ The proposed award is the result of an unsolicited assistance application which represents a unique or innovative idea, method, or approach which is not the subject of a current or planned contract or assistance award, but which is deemed advantageous to the program objectives; (2) Continuation â¿¿ The activity to be funded is necessary to the satisfactory completion of, or is a continuation of an activity presently being funded, and for which competition would have a significant adverse effect on the continuity or completion of the activity; (3) Legislative intent â¿¿ The language in the applicable authorizing legislation or legislative history clearly indicates Congressâ¿¿ intent to restrict the award to a particular recipient of purpose; (4) Unique Qualifications â¿¿ The applicant is uniquely qualified to perform the activity based upon a variety of demonstrable factors such as location, property ownership, voluntary support capacity, cost-sharing ability if applicable, technical expertise, or other such unique qualifications; (5) Emergencies â¿¿ Program/award where there is insufficient time available (due to a compelling and unusual urgency, or substantial danger to health or safety) for adequate competitive procedures to be followed. NPS did not solicit full and open competition for this award based the following criteria: This task agreement is under master cooperative agreement P15AC00031.
Federal Grant Title: Trail Repairs on Dumpling Mt Trail at Katmai National Park
Federal Agency Name: National Park Service (DOI-NPS)
Grant Categories: Employment Labor and Training Environment Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: P17AS00007
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.931
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: November 5th, 2016
Original Application Deadline: November 5th, 2016
Posted Date: October 27th, 2016
Creation Date: October 27th, 2016
Archive Date: November 6th, 2016
Total Program Funding: $46,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $50,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $45,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: October 27th, 2016
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Grant Announcement Contact
Erica Cordeiro 907-644-3315

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