Youth Conservation Services

The summary for the Youth Conservation Services 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 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 Dept of the Army Corps of Engineers, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Youth Conservation Services: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE or Corps) intends to enter into a nationwide cooperative agreement with a nonprofit organization (Recipient) for training and education services relating to natural resources conservation and outdoor recreation management. Funds are intended to provide young adults and veterans with real life work experiences in stewardship of the environment in all fifty states by offering opportunities for education, leadership and personal development to the Recipient’s participants, while providing a high quality public service in natural resources/recreation management and conservation. Recipient must have an extensive history of providing young people and veterans with opportunities to serve within the leading federal land management agencies, providing hands-on career training, internships and other education programs to young adults and veterans. Recipient recruits, selects, trains and places qualified youth and veterans to serve in support of conservation and recreation management projects and has the capability and expertise to provide a series of conservation/recreation management experiences for youth ranging from high school to post graduate that collectively comprise a continuous opportunity for young adults to enhance their understanding of conservation and prepare for careers in natural resources/recreation management. Recipient has the experience, plant capacity and demonstrated capability to immediately and successfully place interns and conservation crews at over 400 USACE lake and river projects and other sites nationwide to include all fifty states in the United States.
The cooperative agreement will be entered into pursuant to 33 USC 2339(a) - Assistance Programs and Delegation of Authority under Section 213(a) of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) 2000. See Synopsis for full Funding Opportunity Announcement.
Federal Grant Title: Youth Conservation Services
Federal Agency Name: Dept of the Army Corps of Engineers
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: W9126G-15-2-RFP-0004
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 12.010
CFDA Descriptions: Youth Conservation Services
Current Application Deadline: Sep 10, 2015
Original Application Deadline: Sep 10, 2015
Posted Date: Aug 11, 2015
Creation Date: Aug 11, 2015
Archive Date: Oct 10, 2015
Total Program Funding: $10,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $10,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $3,000,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Grant Announcement Contact
Lucille Smith Contract Specialist Phone 409-766-3845
Grants Specialist

Dept. of the Army -- Corps of Engineers 202-761-0232
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