Urban Waters Learning Network

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Funding Opportunity Number: P16AS00087
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Environment
CFDA Number: 15.954
Eligible Applicants Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Agency Name: DOI-NPS
Closing Date: Notification of Intent to Award. No applications will be accepted.
Award Ceiling: $308,999
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Creation Date: Mar 29, 2016
Funding Opportunity Description: The purpose of this task agreement is to support the work of Groundwork USA to continue development of the Urban Waters Learning Network and expand it to additional communities. GW USA will draw on the expertise it has developed through the Groundwork USA network and partnerships with other practitioners to provide technical assistance to communities impacted by brownfields and other environmental justice issues to conserve and improve impaired urban water resources, such as rivers, lakes, wetlands and shorelines. It will provide local organizations, tribal and local governments that are part of the Urban Waters Learning Network with the skills and techniques to effectively restore these resources over time. The Urban Waters Learning Network (UWLN) includes Groundwork Trust organizations, grant recipients from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Urban Waters Program, participants of the Urban Waters Federal Partnership (UWFP), and other urban waters practitioners. Groundwork USA, the national office of the Groundwork USA network, is a critical component of the Groundwork model. Its mission is to support the development of the Groundwork network, promote and coordinate the work of the network, access national resources and partnerships to support local projects and programs, establish and document best practices and share the expertise and best practices it has developed with communities doing similar work. Unless otherwise specified herein, the terms and conditions as stated in the Cooperative Agreement will apply to this Task Agreement.

Source:: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=282603

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