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USFWS Partners for Fisheries Monitoring Program
August 31, 2015
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Office of Subsistence Management 2016 Partners for Fisheries Monitoring Program Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 15.636 Funding Opportunity Announcement Number: F15AS00211 SUBMISSION DEADLINE: August 31, 2015, 5:00 PM Alaska Time. Notice of Funding Opportunity I. Description of Funding Opportunity The Department of the Interior, through the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Office of Subsistence Management (OSM), administers the Partners for Fisheries Monitoring Program (Partners Program). OSM is seeking proposals for the Partners Program that strengthen Alaska Native and rural involvement in Federal subsistence management. The Partners Program is a competitive grant that is directed at providing funding for biologist /social scientist/educator positions in Alaska Native and rural organizations with the intent of increasing the organizations ability to participate in Federal subsistence management. In addition, the program supports a variety of opportunities for local, rural students to connect with subsistence resource monitoring and management through science camps and paid internships. The Partners Program encompasses awards made through Federal financial assistance under the authority of the Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act, 16 USC 661 to 667 (d), and the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (ANILCA), 16 USC 3101-3233. This Notice of Funding Opportunity, number F15AS00211, is the single designated competition through which multiple awards will be made. All proposals and required information from the Application Checklist are to be submitted to the Office of Subsistence Management by August 31, 2015, 5:00 PM Alaska Time.