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
Responds to the needs of government, industry, U. S. exporters, manufacturers, and the general public for information on domestic and foreign standards, regulations, certification procedures, and standards related activities.
Information on standards, collections, copyrights and lending restrictions are provided on site.
The Standards Information Center does not analyze, evaluate, or interpret standards.
State and local government, private, public, profit organizations, nonprofit institutions and individuals.
State and local government, private, public, profit organizations, nonprofit institutions and individuals will benefit.
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. This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards. Inquiry may be made by telephone, letter, fax, or email to the Standards Information Center, 100 Bureau Drive, Stop 2100, Gaithersburg, MD 20899-2100. Email: Standardsinfo@nist.gov
Public Law 96-39, Trade Agreements Act of 1979.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has no statutory formula. Matching requirements are not applicable to this program. MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Depends on the nature of the request. Response time for 90 percent of the inquiries ranges from immediate to several weeks. Trade related inquiries that depend on information from abroad may take longer for response. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: N/A.
Post Assistance Requirements
(Formula Grants) FY 16 $250,000; FY 17 est $250,000; and FY 18 est $250,000
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
No Data Available.
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
Regional or Local Office
Kim Carpentier 100 Bureau Drive, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899 , Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 3019752684
Criteria for Selecting Proposals