Engage Youth & Volunteers at C&O Canal to Improve Park Resources and Visitor Experience

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Funding Opportunity ID:296954
Opportunity Number:P17AS00750
Opportunity Title:Engage Youth & Volunteers at C&O Canal to Improve Park Resources and Visitor Experience
Opportunity Category:Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type:Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity:Employment, Labor and Training
Category Explanation: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.
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: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.
Agency Code:DOI-NPS
Agency Name:Department of the Interior
National Park Service
Posted Date:Aug 30, 2017
Close Date:Sep 03, 2017
Last Updated Date:Aug 30, 2017
Award Ceiling: $40,000
Award Floor: $1
Estimated Total Program Funding: $40,000
Expected Number of Awards:1
Description:During the term of this project, youth will have an opportunity to connect with more than 3,000 volunteers. As a result of this, the project addresses public purpose including: The project engages recipients, partners, communities, and/or visitors in shared environmental stewardship. The project builds resource stewardship ethics in its participants. The project motivates its youth participants to become involved in the natural, cultural and /or historical resource protection of their communities and beyond. Students gain “real world” or hands-on experience outside of the classroom of natural, cultural and/or historical resource projects. The project assists in the creation, promotion, facilitation, and/or improvement of the public’s understanding of natural, cultural, historic, recreational and other aspects of areas such as ecological conservation areas, and state and local parks.
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