Bureau of Land Management: Recreation and Visitor ServicesDeadline: March 29, 2021
The Recreation and Visitor Services program continues aims to create a conservation stewardship legacy while generating revenue and utilizing our natural resources. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has continued its commitment to reduce and streamline its processes and procedures to serve its customers and the public better and faster across all its program areas. This allow the BLM to realign time and resources to completing important on-the-groundwork. All proposed projects submitted under this funding opportunity must state a benefit to the public.
BLM NM has an opportunity to work with partner organizations to assist with the following:
- Increase and enhance access to public lands and waters.
- Increase and enhance hunting, fishing and recreational opportunities.
- Increase and enhance recreational shooting opportunities.
- Improve inventory, assessment and planning on public lands and waters.
- Improve management, administration, and monitoring of public lands and waters.
- Provide enriched visitor services, information, interpretation and education.
- Enhance community-supported partnerships in tourism and marketing.
- Protect visitor health and safety.
- Improve accessibility for persons with disabilities.
- Improve motorized and non-motorized trails including trail construction and maintenance, comprehensive travel and transportation inventory and assessment, planning management and monitoring.
Amount: Up to 10 grants ranging from $5,000-$50,000 each will be awarded.
Eligibility: State, county, city, or special district governments, independent school districts, institutions of higher education, tribal governments, tribal organizations, nonprofits with our without 501(c)(3) status, public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities. The solicitation is targeting organizations in New Mexico, Oklahoma, Kansas, or Texas.