Subject: Youth Development, Environmental Education, Civic Engagement
Deadline: Sept. 10, 2015
"The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE or Corps) intends to enter into a nationwide cooperative agreement with a nonprofit organization (Recipient) for training and education services relating to natural resources conservation and outdoor recreation management. Funds are intended to provide young adults and veterans with real life work experiences in stewardship of the environment in all fifty states by offering opportunities for education, leadership and personal development to the Recipient’s participants, while providing a high quality public service in natural resources/recreation management and conservation.
Recipient must have an extensive history of providing young people and veterans with opportunities to serve within the leading federal land management agencies, providing hands-on career training, internships and other education programs to young adults and veterans. Recipient recruits, selects, trains and places qualified youth and veterans to serve in support of conservation and recreation management projects and has the capability and expertise to provide a series of conservation/recreation management experiences for youth ranging from high school to post graduate that collectively comprise a continuous opportunity for young adults to enhance their understanding of conservation and prepare for careers in natural resources/recreation management."
Funder: Dept. of the Army - Corps of Engineers
Eligibility: Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education.
Amount: $3,000,000 - $10,000,000