Fiscal Year 2013: New Program in FY 2014.
Fiscal Year 2014: Program has not yet selected projects for funding.
Program anticipates funding projects that involve outreach coordination, management of volunteer programs, improving recreation access, preserving/repairing/rebuilding public lands and structures, protecting habitat, protecting communities from wildfire, conducting research and needs assessment, eradication of invasive and noxious weeds, and/or supporting hydrology programs.
Fiscal Year 2015: Not Applicable.
The Department of the Interior protects and provides access to the Nation's natural and cultural heritage, including responsibilities to Indian tribes and island communities. Departmental goals include resource protection and usage, overseeing recreational opportunities, serving communities and excellence in management.
Uses and Use Restrictions
Recipients of the financial assistance will provide work and training opportunities to young people and veterans in furtherance of the principles of the 21st Century Conservation Service Corps.
Activities can include outreach coordination, management of volunteer programs, improving recreation access, preserving/repairing/rebuilding public lands and structures, protecting habitat, protecting communities from wildfire, conducting research and needs assessment, eradication of invasive and noxious weeds, and supporting hydrology programs.
Grants and cooperative agreements are to be used consistent with approved projects.
Funds are set aside for discretionary activities.
DUNS number and CCR registration is required. Proof of non-profit status is required. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-87.
Aplication and Award Process
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Environmental impact information is not required for this program.
This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.
OMB Circular No. A-102 applies to this program. OMB Circular No. A-110 applies to this program. Applicants shall submit an application package in accordance with the requirements set forth in 43 CFR, Subtitle A, Part 12. Circular A-110, Subpart B-Pre-award requirements, section 215.12 Forms for Applying for Federal Assistance Does apply.
Criteria and additional information will be posted on Grants.gov.
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
DOI & Related Agencies Appropriations Act for FY 2008, Title I, P.L. 110-161: Â§ 125; 16 U.S.C. 1723 (c) Public Land Corps.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formulas are not applicable to this program.
Matching requirements are not applicable to this program.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Information not available. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Contact headquarters for more information.
Post Assistance Requirements
Program reports are not applicable.
Quarterly progress, expenditure, cash reports and performance monitoring reports are required.
In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular No. A-133 (Revised, June 27, 2003), "Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations," nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $500,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Nonfederal entities that expend less than $500,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in Circular No. A-133.
Records determined by the type of project recipient, in accordance with 43 CFR.
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 13 Not Available(Exp: New Program); FY 14 est $1,800,000; and FY 15 est $1,000,000 - FY 16 estimate 1,000,000.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Smallest: $25,000 Largest: $1,800,000.
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
Regional or Local Office
Mary Pletcer Office of the Secretary, 1849 C Street
, Washington, District of Columbia 20240 Phone: (202) 208-3100
Criteria for Selecting Proposals
Additional guidance will be provided at time of announcement.
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