BLM-CO Youth Conservation Opportunities on Public Lands

The Colorado State Office of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has collaborated with Qualified Youth and Conservation Corps, as authorized by the Public Lands Corps Act (PLC), to accomplish conservation projects for numerous years.

This program's projects provide employment for participants

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and opportunities to learn about and gain work experience in public lands and natural resources management while promoting long-term interest in public lands stewardship and the BLM.

BLM Colorado's Youth Program assists federal agencies with diversifying the workforce while exposing participants to the complex cultural and natural resource issues faced by National Conservation Lands managers.

BLM Colorado partners with qualified youth and conservation corps to engage individuals between the ages of 16 and 30 (inclusive) and veterans up to age 35 (inclusive) including tribal members.

Young people are recruited from local communities to assist with conservation projects that protect and promote multiple-use on public lands.Please visit www.grants.gov to download a full copy of the Notice of Funding Opportunity, application, instructions, and templates.
Agency: Department of the Interior

Office: Bureau of Land Management

Estimated Funding: $800,000





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
Click on Related Documents Tab Above to Download Full Announcement, Instructions and Templates. Click on Package to Download SF424 Application Package.

Additional Information of Eligibility:
This opportunity is open to any qualified youth conservation corps established by a state or local government, by the governing body of any Indian tribe, or by a qualified nonprofit organization interested in working cooperatively with the BLM to develop and administer multiple-use conservation projects.

Conservation projects must focus on providing employment, education, and public-service opportunities for U. S. citizens and legal residents (between ages 16 and 30 inclusive and veterans up to age 35 inclusive) recruited from local and surrounding communities to assist with projects on public lands.

No other entities are eligible to respond.

All responding non-profit entities must provide a copy of their Section 501(c) (3) status determination letter received from the Internal Revenue Service.The term "qualified youth or conservation corps" means any program established by a state or local government, by the governing body of any Indian tribe, or by a nonprofit organization that:* Is capable of offering meaningful, fulltime, productive work for individuals between the ages of 16 and 30, inclusive, and veterans up to age 35 in a natural or cultural resource setting;* Provides participants a mix of work experience, basic and life skills, education, training, and support BLM's mission; and* Provides participants opportunities to develop life skills and work ethics through their work on BLM lands that transfer to their community and the United States.

Full Opportunity Web Address:
https://www.grants.gov/

Contact:


Agency Email Description:
esarris@blm.gov

Agency Email:


Date Posted:
2020-08-22

Application Due Date:


Archive Date:
2020-10-29



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