SAFR and ACE Development Internships for Cultural Project Support and Education


Funding Opportunity ID: 297256
Opportunity Number: P17AS00805
Opportunity Title: SAFR and ACE Development Internships for Cultural Project Support and Education
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Natural Resources
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 15.931
Eligible Applicants: Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Agency Code: DOI-NPS
Agency Name: Department of the Interior
National Park Service
Posted Date: Sep 09, 2017
Close Date: Not a request for applications: NOTICE OF INTENT TO AWARD. This funding announcement is to provide public notice that the National Park Service will fund the following project under an existing Cooperative Agreement with
Last Updated Date: Sep 09, 2017
Award Ceiling: $99,000
Award Floor: $99,000
Estimated Total Program Funding: $99,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description: This is a project at San Francisco Maritime National Historic Park in partnership with American Conservation Experience (ACE) The project will provide educational and work opportunities to young people in the parkâ¿¿s local community. Through tasks related to resource conservation and maintenance, the project will foster an understanding and appreciation of the parkâ¿¿s cultural resources while providing youths with job training and personal development opportunities. Interns will be mentored by NPS staff as they perform work related to their field of study/interest. Youth will work in different divisions to support conservation and preservation at the park. Internship duties will be in the following areas: Exhibit Development, that includes working alongside curators, exhibit technicians, and resource experts to create and maintain cultural resource interpretive displays. Cultural Resources, Youth will learn to care for resource objects such as archive and museum collections. Outreach and Youth Education, includes youth education and expanding and developing youth in the park with hands on conservation projects. Ship Preservation, youth will be mentored on caring for National Historic Landmark ships and small craft. Administration and Management, youth will shadow and learn about working with Cultural Resource and Ships Managers on tracking and supporting conservation and education in the park.
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