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BLM Idaho Plant Conservation and Restoration Management - Federal Grants

Funding Opportunity Overview

Opportunity NumberL19AS00070
Opportunity TitleBLM Idaho Plant Conservation and Restoration Management
Opportunity CategoryDiscretionary
Funding Instrument TypeCooperative Agreement
Post DateJune 13, 2019 (Thursday)
Last Updated DateJune 13, 2019 (Thursday)
Close DateAugust 13, 2019 (Tuesday)
Award AmountUp to $200,000 (total funding : $1,000,000)

Funding Detail Description

The Plant Conservation and Restoration Management Program was created in response to large-scale wildfires in the Western U.S. Because of a lack of native seed, in 2001 Congress directed the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to establish a native plant material program and recommended that federal and non-federal partners coordinate efforts through the Plant Conservation Alliance established in 1994 (House Report 106-914). The Plant Conservation Program provides leadership in identifying, maintaining, and restoring Western native plant communities on public lands. In 2019, the Idaho BLM is focusing work in areas to facilitate meeting the priorities of the Administration, Secretary, Congressional appropriations, and the Bureau. Accessibility to native plant materials is crucial for the restoration of keystone wildlife habitats. Healthy habitats will lead to expanded recreational access, and hunting and fishing opportunities (Secretarial Order 3347 and 3356), improved habitat for western big-game winter range and migration corridors (Secretarial Order 3362), and recovery of lands damaged by wildfire (Secretarial Order 3372).

Funding Additional Information

Agency NameBureau of Land Management
Important Dates
Post DateJune 13, 2019 (Thursday)
Close DateAugust 13, 2019 (Tuesday)
Last Updated DateJune 13, 2019 (Thursday)
Archive DateDecember 13, 2019 (Friday)
Awards Detail
Award Ceiling$200,000
Estimated Total Program Funding$1,000,000
Expected Number Of Awards4
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementNo
Additional InformationClick on the RELATED DOCUMENTS tab to download the full announcement and application package instructions
Additional Information URLhttps://www.grants.gov

CFDA Numbers

Next CFDA (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance) numbers are associated to this grant.
  • 15.245

Categories of Funding Activities

Categories of Funding Activities

  • Natural Resources

Category Explanation

  • No Additional Explanation Reported

Funding Eligibility

Eligible Applicants

  • Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity below)
  • State governments
  • County governments
  • City or township governments
  • Special district governments
  • Independent school districts
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
  • Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
  • Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Nonprofits that do not have a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • Individuals
  • For-profit organizations other than small businesses
  • Small businesses
  • Others

Additional Information on Eligibility

  • The following types of entities are eligible to apply for award under this announcement. Failure to meet eligibility requirements will result in precluding the BLM from making an award. Types are:- State, local government, Indian Tribe, - Institution of Higher Education (IHE)- Nonprofit Organizations - subject to 26 U.S.C. 501(c) (3) of the tax code (26 U.S.C. 501(c) (3)), the announcement should say so.*NOTE: For-Profit, individuals, foreign entities are not eligible, unless specifically stated in the legislative authority. Refer to 2 CFR, Part 200.60 - Non-Federal Entity

Grantor Contact Information

Grantor ContactGrants Management Specialist Kyle Bowers (208) 373-3912
kbowers@blm.gov
Emailkbowers@blm.gov
(kbowers@blm.gov)