Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area

Quick Facts

Due DateJune 7, 2014 (Saturday)
Award Amount$ 150,000 - $ 150,000
Category of Funding ActivityOther - This is NOT a request for applications; this is an announcement that an award has already been designated for Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area, Inc. The entity conserves, interprets, and develops historical, cultural, natural, and recreational resources related to the industrial and cultural heritage of the Housatonic River in Western Connecticut and Massachusetts. UHVNHA Inc., subject to Federal appropriations, receives Federal funding, which it may use making grants, rendering technical assistance, and employing qualified staff personnel. As part of its duties, the management entity is developing and will implement a management plan for the heritage area.
Eligible Applicants
  • Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education

Program Description

This is NOT a request for applications; this is an announcement that an award has already been designated for Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area, Inc. The entity conserves, interprets, and develops historical, cultural, natural, and recreational resources related to the industrial and cultural heritage of the Housatonic River in Western Connecticut and Massachusetts. UHVNHA Inc., subject to Federal appropriations, receives Federal funding, which it may use making grants, rendering technical assistance, and employing qualified staff personnel. As part of its duties, the management entity is developing and will implement a management plan for the heritage area. UHVNHA agrees to: 1. Complete and implement the management plan in accordance with the terms of the agreement and the legislation as described in Attachment A-FY14 Workplan and Budget. 2. Conduct public meetings at least semiannually regarding the implementation of the management plan. 3. Include units of local government, regional planning organizations, and nonprofit organizations in developing a management plan. 4. Comply with all applicable State and Federal laws, including, but not limited to, National Environmental Policy Act and the National Historic Preservation Act. 5. Prepare compliance documents for NPS and/or State approval.

General Information

Funding Opportunity NumberNPS-14-NERO-0028
Funding Opportunity TitleUpper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area
Opportunity CategoryOther - This is NOT a request for applications; this is an announcement that an award has already been designated for Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area, Inc. The entity conserves, interprets, and develops historical, cultural, natural, and recreational resources related to the industrial and cultural heritage of the Housatonic River in Western Connecticut and Massachusetts. UHVNHA Inc., subject to Federal appropriations, receives Federal funding, which it may use making grants, rendering technical assistance, and employing qualified staff personnel. As part of its duties, the management entity is developing and will implement a management plan for the heritage area.
Funding Instrument TypeCooperative Agreement
Category ExplanationThis is NOT a request for applications; this is an announcement that an award has already been designated for Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area, Inc. The entity conserves, interprets, and develops historical, cultural, natural, and recreational resources related to the industrial and cultural heritage of the Housatonic River in Western Connecticut and Massachusetts. UHVNHA Inc., subject to Federal appropriations, receives Federal funding, which it may use making grants, rendering technical assistance, and employing qualified staff personnel. As part of its duties, the management entity is developing and will implement a management plan for the heritage area.
Number of Awards1
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementYes
Posted DateJune 2, 2014 (Monday)
Application Due DateJune 7, 2014 (Saturday)
***This is NOT a request for applications; this is an announcement that an award has already been designated for Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area, Inc. The entity conserves, interprets, and develops historical, cultural, natural, and recre
Application Archive DateJune 8, 2014 (Sunday)
Total Program Funding$ 150,000
Award Amount$ 150,000 - $ 150,000
CFDA Number
  • 15.939 - National Heritage Area Federal Financial Assistance

Eligible Applicants

  • Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education

Contact Information

Agency NameDepartment of the Interior
Program Information Website-
ContactOffice: National Park Service
Keith Zotti
Partnership Program Specialist
Phone 2155979153
Upper Housatonic

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