Youth Conservation Service Cooperative Agreement

Department of Defense Fort Worth District
Posted on:

Application Deadline:

Expired

Type

Research/project funding

Reference Number

W9126G-21-2-FOA-2021

Overview: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) 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 young adults 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. Recipient has the experience, plant capacity and demonstrated capability to immediately and successfully place interns and conservation crews at over 400 USACE lake and river projects and other sites nationwide to include all fifty states in the United States. The cooperative agreement will be entered into pursuant to 33 USC 2339(a) - Assistance Programs and Delegation of Authority under Section 213(a) of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) 2000.Please see attached Funding Opportunity Announcement W9126G-21-2-FOA-2021Please send responses or direct questions to:USACESandy Justman Contract Specialist CESWF-CTEmail: sandra.justman@usace.army.milOffice: 817-886-1073This FOA closes 12 July 2020.Review of interested candidates will begin 13 July 2020.
Categories: Other (see text field entitled "Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity" for clarification).

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Posted on:

Application Deadline:

Expired

Type

Research/project funding

Reference Number

W9126G-21-2-FOA-2021

United States