Youth Engagement, Education, and Employment

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Youth Engagement, Education, and Employment: Federal Program: Department of the Interior, United States (U.S.) Fish and Wildlife Service, HQ National Wildlife Refuge SystemCatalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 15.676Authorizing Legislation: Fish and Wildlife Act,16 U.S.C. §742 et seq.; Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act, 16 U.S.C. §§661-666; National Fish Hatchery System Volunteer Act, 16 U.S.C. §§760aa-760aa-4; National Wildlife Refuge System Administration Act, 16 U.S.C. §§668dd-ee; Public Lands Corps Act - Public Lands Corps, 16 U.S.C. §§1721-1726; Public Lands Corps Act - Youth Conservation Corps, 16 U.S.C. §§1701-1706; and National Park Service Centennial Act, Public Law No: 114-289.The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's (USFWS or Service) National Wildlife Refuge System (NWRS) is accepting proposals from non-profit, state, and local government youth and veteran serving organizations with the interest and capacity to work cooperatively with the USFWS to develop introductory educational experiences in natural resource careers to young people and veterans, including culturally, ethnically and economically diverse students, and underserved communities that traditionally have low participation in outdoor recreation activities through hands-on experience and mentoring at a variety of USFWS programs including but not limited to, national wildlife refuges, fish hatcheries, and ecological services offices. Under this program, individuals and/or groups of youth, young adults, and veterans:Will be introduced to natural resource careers through hands-on work with, and training by, natural resource professionals employed by the USFWS may be given the opportunity to serve both seasonal and or year-round assignments. Will enhance conservation stewardship; increase outdoor recreation opportunities for all Americans and improve the management of game species and their habitats for this generation and beyond.Will be introduced to various real-world conservation and rehabilitation activities such as invasive species management, habitat restoration, wildlife management, public education and interpretation, disaster response and mitigation, and communications, mixed with informal and formal training sessions directed by USFWS employees during assignments. Will enhance and expand public access to lands and waters.Will be provided feedback for their future growth and may receive consideration for future employment with the USFWS. See Full Announcement for application details and instructions.
Federal Grant Title: Youth Engagement, Education, and Employment
Federal Agency Name: Fish and Wildlife Service (DOI-FWS)
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: F20AS00026
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.676
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: September 15th, 2020
Original Application Deadline: September 15th, 2020
Posted Date: December 16th, 2019
Creation Date: December 16th, 2019
Archive Date: September 16th, 2020
Total Program Funding: $10,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $2,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $1,000
Expected Number of Awards: 250
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: December 16th, 2019
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments - County governments - City or township governments - Special district governments - Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) - Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) - Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Private institutions of higher education
Link to Full Grant Announcement
https://www.grants.gov
Grant Announcement Contact
Grants Management Specialist Patrick Schulze 703 358 2567
fwhqnwrsfa@fws.gov
NWRS FA
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