May 22, 2020

Youth/Veteran Engagement, Education, and Employment-due Sept. 15

Category: Community Development

Name: [Environment/Health and Wellness] Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service Youth Engagement, Education, and Employment
Funder: [Federal] Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service
Eligible: 

  • Special district governments
  • Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • County governments
  • City or township governments
  • Private institutions of higher education

Application Deadline: September 15, 2020

Description: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's (USFWS or Service) National Wildlife Refuge System (NWRS) is accepting proposals from non-profit, state, and local government youth and veteran serving organizations with the interest and capacity to work cooperatively with the USFWS to develop introductory educational experiences in natural resource careers to young people and veterans.

Funded Activities: Natural resource careers through hands-on work with USFWS, seasonal or year-round, increase outdoor recreation opportunities for all Americans, improve management of game species and their habitats, real-world conservation and rehabilitation activities, expand public access to lands and waters.