Established in 1862, the Department of Agriculture serves all Americans through anti-hunger efforts, stewardship of nearly 200 million acres of national forest and rangelands, and through product safety and conservation efforts. The USDA opens markets for American farmers and ranchers and provides food for needy people around the world.
|Recipient||Amount||Start Date||End Date|
|Iowa State University||$ 32,500||   ||2017-09-30||2018-09-29|
|Indian Health Council, Inc.||$ 15,000||   ||2017-09-29||2018-09-28|
|Jemez Pueblo Animal Rescue||$ 15,000||   ||2017-09-29||2018-09-28|
|Auburn University||$ 120,000||   ||2017-03-07||2018-03-07|
|Piney Woods Country Life School||$ 25,000||   ||2016-09-29||2017-09-29|
|National Institute For Animal Agriculture, Inc.||$ 11,700||   ||2016-09-30||2017-09-29|
|Texas A&m Agrilife Research||$ 43,294||   ||2016-09-30||2017-09-29|
|Tuskegee University||$ 200,000||   ||2017-09-22||2017-09-28|
|National Academy Of Sciences||$ 75,000||   ||2016-09-29||2017-09-28|
|United States Endowment For Forestry And Communities, Inc.||$ 227,000||   ||2016-09-19||2017-09-28|
Fiscal Year 2016: Selected examples of progress: Brucellosis class free status States - 50 States and 3 Territories; Tuberculosis - number of States/Territories recognized as TB free - 49 States, 2 Territories. Fiscal Year 2017: Selected examples of progress: Brucellosis class free status States - 50 States and 3 Territories; Tuberculosis - number of States/Territories recognized as TB free - 49 States, 2 Territories. Fiscal Year 2018: Selected examples of progress: Brucellosis class free status States - 50 States and 3 Territories; Tuberculosis - number of States/Territories recognized as TB free - 49 States, 2 Territories.
Uses and Use Restrictions
Conduct surveys, inspections to detect and appraise infestations, eradication and control activities, and carry out regulatory actions to prevent interstate spread of infestations and diseases.
Foreign, State, local, and U.S.
Territorial government agencies, nonprofit institutions of higher education, and nonprofit associations or organizations requiring Federal support to eradicate, control, or assess the status of injurious plant and animal diseases and pests that are a threat to regional or national agriculture and conduct related demonstration projects.
Farmers, ranchers, agriculture producers, State, local, U.S. Territorial government agencies, public and private institutions and organizations benefit from Federal assistance to eradicate or control injurious plant and animal diseases and pests that are a threat to regional or national agriculture.
Curriculum vitae for principal investigator, except for State, local, and Territorial government cooperators. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.
Aplication and Award Process
Preapplication coordination is required.
Environmental impact information is not required for this program.
This program is eligible for coverage under E.O.
12372, 'Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs.' An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review.
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Comply with E.O. 12372, 'Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs,' and submit a completed Standard Form 424 'Application for Federal Assistance (Non-construction)' and project proposal (work plan), financial plan, curriculum vitae, and other required certifications to the appropriate APHIS area, regional, or Headquarters Office. See Regional and Local Office Address Listing.
Applications are approved by the Administrator or Authorized Departmental Officers (ADOs) upon determination that the project will contribute toward accomplishment of the Agency's overall mission and meet any established project evaluation/selection criteria.
Plant Protection Act, Public Law 106-224, 7 U.S.C 7701-7772; Animal Welfare Act, as amended, 7 U.S.C 2131-2155; Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002, Public Law 107-171, E U.S.C 10401-10418.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
From 60 to 120 days.
Based on program needs and availability of annual funding.
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has no statutory formula. This program has no matching requirements. Recipients share some project or program costs. The cost-sharing arrangements are developed between USDA and the recipients in advance of the program unless otherwise stated by Congress. This program does not have MOE requirements.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Up to 1 year from the date of award. Funds are made available as required to cover expenditures. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Funds are provided to recipients when requests for advance or reimbursement are received and approved by the Agency.
Post Assistance Requirements
Program reports are not applicable.
Cash reports are not applicable.
Requirements are specifically indicated in the award documents and may vary for given programs; however, quarterly financial reports, annual progress reports, final financial and final summary progress reports are generally required.
SF-425, Federal Financial Report.
Narrative performance progress reports.
In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503.
Instruction provided in the Notice of Award. Grantees are expected to maintain separate records for each grant to ensure that funds are used for the purpose for which the grant was made. Records are subject to inspection during the life of the grant and for three years thereafter.
(Salaries) FY 16 $239,406,515; FY 17 est $231,378,603; and FY 18 est $204,155,600 - APHIS has a difference between budget authority and obligations because there is carryover funding available from no year funding.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
No Data Available.
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards?, 2 CFR Part 200; Nonprocurement Debarment and Suspension? 2 CFR 417; ?Requirements for Drug-Free Workplace', 2 CFR Part 421; 'New Restrictions on Lobbying', 2 CFR Part 418; and Office of Management and Budget regulations governing 'Controlling Paperwork Burdens on the Public', 5 CFR 1320
Regional or Local Office
See Regional Agency Offices. Consult Appendix IV of the Catalog for addresses of regional offices of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
Eileen M. Berke, 4700 River Road, Unit 55, Riverdale, Maryland 20737 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: (301) 851-2856
Criteria for Selecting Proposals
Funding for social enterprises and housing associations are extremely lacking. Nick O’Donohoe, Chief Executive, Big Society Capital points out that there is a need to “build bigger, more stronger, more resilient social enterprises” because they are “critical to growth and prosperity and quality of life in our community.”