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Corporation for National & Community Service: AmeriCorps Competetive Grant


Corporation for National & Community Service: AmeriCorps Competetive Grant

Recovery Go Green Initiative

Project Description:
The Recovery Go Green Initiative, led by LPRD, will provide $261,985 to fund 16 FT and 8 HT AmeriCorps Members working with the following partners: LPRD - Rec. Ctrs, Arborist, Trails, Stronger Safer Neighborhoods, NE Forestry; NE Game & Parks, Community CROPS, PWU - Recycling, Health Dept. - Environmental Public Health, American Red Cross - Disaster Preparedness, Special Olympics & Downtown Lincoln Association. The project will focus on rehabing Lincoln's core neighborhoods, address the needs of our tree canopy and parks, provide environmental and energy efficiency education, and more. Cash match requirements are lowered from $3,700 to $2,600 for each FT member. All partners have committed to the match.
Estimated Cost:
$261,985
Project Sponsor:
City of Lincoln Parks and Recreation Department
Project Contact:
Kathryne Burklund - 441-4900

Related Links

Recovery Links

Recovery.gov Recovery.nebraska.gov Read the full text of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (PDF Format)

Contact Information

Chad Blahak, P.E., MBA
Stimulus Projects Coordinator
Public Works & Utilities Department
555 South 10th Street, Suite 203
Lincoln, Nebraska 68508

Phone: (402) 441-7548
cblahak@lincoln.ne.gov

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