BLM AZ Colorado River District (CRD) Intern and Youth Conservation Corps

Quick Facts

Due DateJune 17, 2014 (Tuesday)
Award Amount$ 200,000 - $ 1,000,000
Category of Funding ActivityNatural Resources
Eligible Applicants
  • Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity below) - Conserving or developing natural and cultural resources and enhancing and maintaining environmentally important lands and waters through the use of the Nation's young men and women in a Public Lands Corps can benefit those men and women by providing them with education and work opportunities, furthering their understanding and appreciation of the natural and cultural resources, and providing a means to pay for higher education or to repay indebtedness they have incurred to obtain higher education while at the same time benefiting the Nation's economy and its environment.

Program Description

A. Project Background Information: The internship program began as an Assistance Agreement for Interns at the national level. In the previous ten years the Assistance Agreement transitioned to a statewide agreement for BLM-Arizona. As the statewide agreement ends in Fiscal Year 2014, there will be another transition to the District level for an Intern and Youth Conservation Corps Assistance Agreement that will cover a period of 5 years. B. Project Objective: The purpose of these projects is to provide opportunities for high school and college level students and recent graduates to obtain valuable field experience by being exposed to various natural resource management and restoration projects on public land and to preserve and create jobs and promote economic recovery; assist those most impacted by economic adversity; provide investments needed to increase economic efficiency by spurring technological advances in science and; invest in transportation, environmental protection, and other infrastructure that will provide long-term economic benefits.

General Information

Funding Opportunity NumberL14AS00100
Funding Opportunity TitleBLM AZ Colorado River District (CRD) Intern and Youth Conservation Corps
Opportunity CategoryNatural Resources
Funding Instrument TypeCooperative Agreement
Category ExplanationNot Available
Number of Awards1
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementYes
Posted DateMay 8, 2014 (Thursday)
Application Due DateJune 17, 2014 (Tuesday)
***The electronic submission into Grants.gov is due 17 June 2014@ 17:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time. A proposal received after the closing date and time will not be considered for award.
Application Archive DateJune 23, 2014 (Monday)
Total Program Funding$ 1,000,000
Award Amount$ 200,000 - $ 1,000,000
CFDA Number
  • 15.225 - Recreation Resource Management

Eligible Applicants

  • Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity below) - Conserving or developing natural and cultural resources and enhancing and maintaining environmentally important lands and waters through the use of the Nation's young men and women in a Public Lands Corps can benefit those men and women by providing them with education and work opportunities, furthering their understanding and appreciation of the natural and cultural resources, and providing a means to pay for higher education or to repay indebtedness they have incurred to obtain higher education while at the same time benefiting the Nation's economy and its environment.

Contact Information

Agency NameDepartment of the Interior
Program Information Websitehttp://www.grants.gov
ContactOffice: Bureau of Land Management
Eddie W Bell Jr, Grants Management Officer, 602-417-9268
ebell@blm.gov

ebell@blm.gov

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