The Department of Commerce fosters and promotes the nation's economic development and technological advancement through vigilance in international trade policy, domestic business policy and growth, and promoting economic progress at all levels.
Uses and Use Restrictions
Provides traceability to the National Standards for measurements that are used for assurance of interchangeability and uniformity of manufactured items, for process control, for informational and scientific purposes, and for fairness and objectivity in commerce and regulation.
There are no use restrictions.
Calibrations and tests are provided on a fee basis to state and local governments, academic institutions, scientific laboratories, industrial firms, corporations, and individuals.
No Credentials or documentation are required. This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles.
Aplication and Award Process
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Environmental impact information is not required for this program.
This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.
This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards. Submission of purchase order to appropriate office for service of interest: Calibration Program, 100 Bureau Drive Stop 8363, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Department of Commerce, Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8363.
National Bureau of Standards Organic Act, Public Law 56-177, Title 15, Part 271, Section et seq, Public Law 56-177, 15 U.S.C 271.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formulas are not applicable to this program. Matching requirements are not applicable to this program. MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
N/A. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: N/A.
Post Assistance Requirements
This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements. In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular No. A- 133, (Revised, June 27, 2003 and June 26, 2007), Audits of States, Local Governments, and Nonprofit Organizations, nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $500,000 or more in Federal Awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Nonfederal entities that expend less than $500,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for the year, except as noted in Circular No. A-133.
(Sale, Exchange, or Donation of Property and Goods) FY 16 $7,481,000; FY 17 est $7,377,000; and FY 18 est $7,300,000
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
No Data Available.
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
National Institute of Standards and Technology Special Publication 250 'Calibration and Related Measurement Services of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, and NIST 250 appendix, 'Fee Schedule'' available on the web at http://www.nist.gov/calibrations/
Regional or Local Office
Kim Carpentier 100 Bureau Drive , Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899 Email: email@example.com Phone: 3019752684
Criteria for Selecting Proposals
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