Subject: Youth Development, Job/Career Training, Civic Engagement, Environmental Education
Deadline: Sept. 14, 2015
"Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell has pledged that the Department of the Interior (DOI) will provide 100,000 work & training opportunities to young people within our bureaus and through public-private partnerships over the next four years. As a high-priority goal the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) New Mexico will continue in their efforts to provide work and training opportunities to youth, young adults and Interns to gain land management experience by working with land managers on various projects. BLM New Mexico has been very successful in providing opportunities throughout the State, which educate and inspire the next generation of land management leaders."
Funder: Bureau of Land Management
Eligibility: Qualified youth or conservation corps. 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 subject to 26 U.S.C. 501(c)(3) of the tax code (26 U.S.C. 501(c)(3)) and (A) is capable of offering meaningful, full-time, productive work for individuals between the ages of 16 and 25, inclusive, in a natural or cultural resource setting; (B) gives participants a mix of work experience, basic and life skills, education, training, and support services; and (C) provides participants with the opportunity to develop citizenship values and skills through service to their community and the United States.
Amount: $13,000 - $27,170