21st Century Conservation Service Corps
Through this program, work and training opportunities are provided to young people and veterans in order to develop the next generation of lifelong conservation stewards and protect, restore and enhance America?s Great Outdoors.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Department of The Interior
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Fiscal Year 2019
No information availableFiscal Year 2017
Accomplishments include placing DOI’s Americorp VISTA team in over 12 DOI sitesFiscal Year 2018
The VISTAs and sites will continue until August 7, 2018
DOI & Related Agencies Appropriations Act for FY2008, Title 1, P.L. 110-161: 125; 16 U.S.C. 1723 © Public Land Corps.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
DUNS number and CCR registration is required. Proof of non-profit status is required.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards.
Criteria and additional information will be posted on Grants.gov.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
How are proposals selected?
Additional guidance will be provided at time of announcement.
How may assistance be used?
Recipients of the financial assistance will provide work and training opportunities to young people and veterans in furtherance of the principles of the 21st Century Conservation Service Corps. Activities can include outreach coordination, management of volunteer programs, improving recreation access, preserving/repairing/rebuilding public lands and structures, protecting habitat, protecting communities from wildfire, conducting research and needs assessment, eradication of invasive and noxious weeds, and supporting hydrology programs. Grants and cooperative agreements are to be used consistent with approved projects. Funds are set aside for discretionary activities.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Quarterly performance monitoring reports are required.
Records determined by the type of project recipient, in accordance with 2 CFR 200.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.
Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Information not available. Contact headquarters for more information. Megan Olsen Department of the Interior 1849 C. Street NW, Room 4257, Washington, District of Columbia 20240 Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgPhone: 202-513-0692
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Department of the Interior
1849 C. Street NW, Room 4257
Washington, DC 20240 US
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 18 Estimate Not Available FY 19 Estimate Not Available FY 20 FY 17$0.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Smallest: $25,000 Largest: $1,800,000.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Examples of Funded Projects
Fiscal Year 2019
No information availableFiscal Year 2018
As many as 24 VISTAs will be supported on 12 DOI sites through end of contract term on 8/7/2018.Fiscal Year 2017
Conservation Legacy supported up to 24 VISTAs on 12 DOI sites.