Environmental Education and Conservation - North Cascades


Provide field-based environmental education (focusing on natural and cultural history), providing programs of public education, youth engagement, involvement in conservation, natural science, history and related fields of study, and conducting interpretive activities about the Skagit River and the North Cascades bioregion.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
National Park Service, Department of The Interior
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Fiscal Year 2017 No Data Available
Fiscal Year 2018 No Data Available
Fiscal Year 2019 No Data Available
Cooperative Agreements, Transfer of Service Appropriated Funds, 54 U.S.C. §101702(a), and Outdoor Research, Information and Education programs and Activities, commonly known as the Outdoor Recreation Act, 54 U.S.C. §200103(g)(1)
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
State, local, or tribal government or other public entity, an educational institution, or a private nonprofit organization.
Beneficiary Eligibility
General public
2 CFR part 200, in its entirety, applies to this program.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is required. An environmental impact statement is required for this listing. An environmental impact assessment is required for this listing. This program is eligible for coverage under E.O. 12372, "Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs." An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review. All funded projects will be developed collaboratively between the three partners and executed in accordance with availability of appropriations, application law and regulations.
Application Procedure
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Funding announcements for this program, along with registration procedures, application packages and instructions, points of contact, and procedures for submitting applications will be available on www.grants.gov.
Award Procedure
Proposals received in response to announcements on grants.gov are reviewed on the basis of a competitive, merit-based review process, and are rated in accordance with the evaluation criteria stated in the announcement. Awards may be made to the highest rated proposals based on the amount of funding available each year.
Not applicable.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Varies depending on the type and complexity of the project. Further information will be available for each specific project at the time the funding opportunity announcement is posted on www.grants.gov and may be obtained by contacting the Program Manager listed as the point of contact.
None. Final award decisions are not subject to appeal; however, the National Park Service will provide applicants with information on why their proposals were not selected for award.
In accordance with applicable law or regulation. When renewals or extensions are applicable, continuation of funding for these activities is at the discretion of Congress and will be subject to availability of appropriated funds.
How are proposals selected?
Specific evaluation criteria will be included in the funding announcements posted on www.grants.gov. Projects will be accomplished in cooperation with the three partners and be in accordance with established priorities. Funding source will determine criteria for prioritization. Notice of Intent to Award Funds will be posted on grants.gov prior to initiation of agreements in the case of collaborative projects.
How may assistance be used?
Discretionary appropriated funds shall be made available for Agreements on a case specific basis.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Performance Reports: Program Performance Report
Not applicable.
Per 2 CFR Part 200.333 - 200.337
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
Depends on complexity of project. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: Lump.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None/Not specified.
Headquarters Office
Denise Shultz
North Cascades National Park Service Complex, Denise Shultz, , 810 State Route 20,
Sedro Woolley, WA 98284 US
Phone: (360) 854-7302.
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Cooperative Agreements (Discretionary Grants)) FY 18$0.00; FY 19 est $0.00; FY 20 Estimate Not Available FY 17$0.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Range: $0 Average: $0
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
2 CFR, Part 200, 43 CFR, OMB Circulars, standard forms, and program information
Examples of Funded Projects
Fiscal Year 2017 No data available
Fiscal Year 2018 Program has not yet selected projects for funding.
Fiscal Year 2019 Program has not yet selected projects for funding.


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