National Park Service Centennial Challenge
Last updated: November 13, Tools. In FY , the program received over applications and funded 65 projects. Pre-Application Procedure Preapplication coordination is required.
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In FYthe program received over applications and funded 65 projects. Fiscal Year The program supported approximately 60 projects. Fiscal Year Selection is ongoing. Authorization 54 U. Applicant Eligibility Non-federal partners may include state agencies, Tribes, local governments, non-governmental organizations, private companies, and private individuals. Beneficiary National Park Service Centennial Challenge State and local governments, private, public, profit, nonprofit organizations and institutions who are positioned to contribute at least 50 percent of the value of projects included in the list of approved Centennial Challenge projects.
Proposals include description of the project, proposed budget, commitments from recipients. What is the process for applying and being award this assistance? Pre-Application Procedure Preapplication coordination is required. Proposals that support the goals of the NPS Centennial Challenge including commitment letters from partners demonstrating ability to contribute the required match and readiness to complete the project. Interested parties should work with an NPS office to submit a project proposal.
Award Procedure Proposals received are reviewed on the basis of a competitive, merit-based review process, and are rated in accordance with evaluation criteria A panel of NPS staff recommends projects to the NPS Director, who makes the final decision on project selection.
Projects eligible for funding are submitted up Glacier National Park To Great Falls Mt 12 months in National Park Service Centennial Challenge of funding determinations. Appeals 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.
Renewals If renewals or extensions are applicable to the project, this information will be included in the funding opportunity announcement. When renewals or extensions are applicable, continuation of funding for these and will be subject to availability of appropriated funds. How are proposals selected? How may assistance be used? For the purpose of sharing costs or services in carrying out authorized functions and responsibilities of the Secretary of the Interior with respect to any unit or program of the National Park System through Centennial Challenge projects.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
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Projects eligible for funding are submitted up to 12 months in advance of funding determinations. Fiscal Year Selection is ongoing. From January 1, through December 3, , participants will have a the opportunity to get out and experience the many unique cultural and natural features of this park along their mile journeys. Superintendents Karen Gusting from Big Cypress, Mark Lewis from Biscayne, and Dan Kimball from Everglades and Dry Tortures are each thrilled to be part of a collaborative effort to preserve the natural resources they are charged with managing and enhance the environmental education programs available for the community.