Cultivating the Next Generation of Wild and Scenic River Explorers and Managers

Funding Opportunity ID: 296161
Opportunity Number: P17AS00618
Opportunity Title: Cultivating the Next Generation of Wild and Scenic River Explorers and Managers
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Natural Resources
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 15.921
Eligible Applicants: Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Agency Code: DOI-NPS
Agency Name: Department of the Interior
National Park Service
Posted Date: Aug 07, 2017
Close Date: Aug 13, 2017 This is a Notice of Intent only. This Task Agreement is being awarded under Cooperative Agreement P13AC01381 which was already awarded under a competitive process. No applications are being accepted at this time.
Last Updated Date: Aug 07, 2017
Award Ceiling: $75,000
Award Floor: $1
Estimated Total Program Funding: $75,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description: Through this Task Agreement, the partners will create, fill, administer, and support the placement of internships and fellowships with the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System program. The participants will receive high-quality exposure to the kinds of professional work performed by NPS to benefit local rivers and local communities, and will include efforts to engage young people in projects that support natural resource conservation, stewardship, and outdoor recreation. Fellowships will be 11-month positions; Rigorous Internships that conform to the specific requirements of an approved Rigorous Internship Program as outlined by NPS and the Office of the Secretaryâ¿¿s Personnel Bulletin No. 12-15 will be 11-weeks long. Through this work, the participants will become familiar with NPS river conservation and recreation efforts and career opportunities and will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in natural resource and youth engagement projects.
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