Golden Gate Parks Bioblitz

Quick Facts

Due DateJanuary 30, 2014 (Thursday)
Award Amount$ 1 - $ 103,000
Category of Funding ActivityEducation
Natural Resources
Eligible Applicants
  • Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education

Program Description

The objective of this Task Agreement is to collaborate on planning and implementation of the Golden Gate National Parks 2014 BioBlitz. This BioBlitz is part of a collaboration between National Geographic and the National Park Service during the decade leading up to the U.S. National Park Service Centennial in 2016. Each year, a BioBlitz is held in a different urban National Park. The Golden Gate National Parks BioBlitz will take place March 28 and 29, 2014. A BioBlitz is a 24-hour event in which teams of volunteer scientists, families, students, teachers, and other community members work together to find and identify as many species of plants, animals, microbes, fungi, and other organisms as possible. The goals of BioBlitz include discovering, counting and learning about the biodiversity of the park, providing opportunities for the public and students to interact with scientists, and educating students and the public about the extraordinary biodiversity of the park. The GGNPC is uniquely qualified to participate in the planning and implementation of this event. As our non-profit support partner, the GGNPC frequently assists in planning and hosting park events similar to BioBlitz. GGNPC staff have extensive experience working with the GGNRA and are familiar with GGNRA approaches, policies and procedures. In addition, GGNPC staff have already been heavily involved in the initial stages of planning of this event. By partnering with the GGNPC, GGNRA is provided with unique resources, including support from staff with knowledge of and experience with event management and science communications. This knowledge and experience base will allow this project to be completed efficiently and successfully.

General Information

Funding Opportunity NumberP14AS00021
Funding Opportunity TitleGolden Gate Parks Bioblitz
Opportunity CategoryEducation
Natural Resources
Funding Instrument TypeCooperative Agreement
Category ExplanationNot Available
Number of Awards1
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementNo
Posted DateJanuary 22, 2014 (Wednesday)
Application Due DateJanuary 30, 2014 (Thursday)
***This Funding announcement is not a request for applications. This announcement is to provide public notice of DOI/NPS intention to fund the following project without competition under an existing Cooperative Agreement
Application Archive DateFebruary 22, 2014 (Saturday)
Total Program Funding$ 103,000
Award Amount$ 1 - $ 103,000
CFDA Number
  • 15.944 - Natural Resource Stewardship

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 Websitehttp://www.grants.gov
ContactOffice: National Park Service
KRISTINA BLISS, 805 370-2321
kristina_bliss@nps.gov

kristina_bliss@nps.gov

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