Trails and Rails Interpretive Support Program –II

Funding Opportunity ID: 293105
Opportunity Number: NPS-NOI-CESU-17-21675
Opportunity Title: Trails and Rails Interpretive Support Program –II
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Education
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 15.945
Eligible Applicants: Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility: This funding announcement is not a request for applications. This is a Notice of Intent to award to Texas A&M University .
Agency Code: DOI-NPS
Agency Name: Department of the Interior
National Park Service
Posted Date: Apr 10, 2017
Close Date: Apr 20, 2017
Last Updated Date: Apr 10, 2017
Award Ceiling: $0
Award Floor: $0
Estimated Total Program Funding: $26,797
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description: This funding announcement is not a request for applications or proposals. This announcement is to provide public notice of the National Park Service’s intention to award a task agreement under a previously competed or single source justified master cooperative agreement (the Gulf Coast, Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit (CESU) Master Cooperative Agreement (P12AC51051). The purpose of this project is to continue the support that students and student-interns provide for the development of interpretive and research services for the national NPS Trails & Rails program. In FY17-18, focus of the work will be outreach efforts for (a) the National Park Service and Amtrak partnership, (b) sustain training and other programmatic commitments. Work will include the training of new youth volunteers and retention of current individuals in the program. Primary focus will be public awareness of the NPS and a series of events and products to highlight the event. This will be done through onboard Amtrak programs, training, public and internal presentations and products. The project will also provide outreach exposure through various media format of the NPS Trails & Rails program and Gulf Coast CESU, of which both are housed at Texas A&M University.
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