Engaging Young Adults in Recreation and Community Engagement Projects


Funding Opportunity ID: 295492
Opportunity Number: P17AS00499
Opportunity Title: Engaging Young Adults in Recreation and Community Engagement Projects
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Employment, Labor and Training
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 15.944
Eligible Applicants: Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility: This is NOT a request for Applications. This agreement previously competed under Cooperative Agreement Number P15AC00024.
Agency Code: DOI-NPS
Agency Name: Department of the Interior
National Park Service
Posted Date: Jul 13, 2017
Close Date: Jul 23, 2017
Last Updated Date: Jul 13, 2017
Award Ceiling: $78,840
Award Floor: $1
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description: Through this Task Agreement, CL will create, fill, administer, and support two positions to work a total of 52 weeks in support of park and regional office projects and programming throughout the NPS, National Capital Region (Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C., and West Virginia). Each such position will provide high-quality exposure to the kinds of professional work performed by NPS and other public lands agencies to benefit local communities and non-profits, and will include efforts to engage young people in projects that support community outreach and engagement, education and interpretation, public health and wellness, research and scholarly work, outdoor recreation, and improved access to public lands. This 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 that fall under the jurisdiction and/or purview of the NPS and their connections with other public land agencies and organizations. – Motivates community members and community focused groups, educators, public lands staff, local and national partner organizations, and youth participants to become involved in the programmatic, natural, cultural and /or historical resource protection of their communities, parks, and beyond. – Improves general public access to NPS and other adjacent public lands.
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