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|Recipient||Amount||Start Date||End Date|
|Georgia Tech Research Corporation||$ 690,964||   ||2010-02-01||2031-01-31|
|Northwestern University||$ 620,437||   ||2021-09-15||2026-09-14|
|University Of Pittsburgh, The||$ 375,000||   ||2021-05-14||2026-05-13|
|University Of California, Los Angeles||$ 680,000||   ||2021-02-16||2026-02-15|
|University Of Pretoria||$ 4,936,699||   ||2020-07-31||2025-07-30|
|Ecohealth Alliance Inc.||$ 4,995,106||   ||2020-07-01||2025-06-30|
|Carnegie Mellon University||$ 1,323,683||   ||2020-06-16||2025-06-15|
|Ecohealth Alliance Inc.||$ 4,912,818||   ||2020-06-01||2025-05-31|
|Cornell University||$ 600,000||   ||2020-05-20||2025-05-19|
|University Of Florida||$ 4,229,803||   ||2019-12-31||2024-12-30|
Uses and Use Restrictions
Uses and restrictions are specified in individual program BAAs and award documents issued by and codified regulations applicable to awards.
These are submitted at the time of proposal or prior to award, as specified by executive agents.
As stated in individual program BAAs.
Generally, competitions are open to private and public educational accredited institutions of higher education that carry out science and engineering research and/or related science and engineering education on a non-profit basis.
Some awards are made to other non-profit and for profit organizations that conduct research.
Awards are not made to individuals.
Award is subject to: 1) receipt of applicable/acceptable certifications and representations; 2) having a current registration in the System for Award Management (SAM) (www.sam.gov); 3), the applicant, its principals, proposed subrecipients/subrecipient principals not appearing in SAM Exclusions as currently debarred, suspended, or otherwise ineligible; and 4) meeting other requirements specified in the agency announcements. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.
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.
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Eligible applicants may submit white papers or proposals in response to relevant Broad Agency Announcements (BAA) published on Grants.gov or www.FedBizOpps.gov under 'Other Defense Agencies - DTRA'. Each BAA identifies to potential applicants and what activities or research topic areas will be supported, and how to apply.
Award decisions are based on evaluations of proposals using peer and/or scientific review. Evaluation criteria are contained in the relevant BAA. If selected for award, the proposal is the basis for the award document and the applicant agrees to perform the research or research related activities described therein.
10 U.S.C. 2358 (R&D Grants and cooperative agreements). 10 U.S.C. 2361 (Grants & contracts to universities-competitive). 10 U.S.C. 2371 (Technology Investment Agreements).
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
Award times will be identified in the relevant BAA. Typically, decisions are made within 90-120 days of receipt of proposal for which funding is authorized.
Re-application with new proposals is permitted.
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formulas are not applicable to this program. This program has no matching requirements. Agency does not require matching. Technology Investment Agreements (TIAs) have cost sharing requirements. MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Since this is a research and technology program, the assistance is generally for the period of performance as stated in the individual grant, agreement or TIA. Funding is usually provided incrementally in accordance with a payment schedule contained in the award document. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Assistance might be released in lump sum or incrementally.
Post Assistance Requirements
As required by Assistance Award.
No cash reports are required.
As required by Assistance Award.
As required by Assistance Award.
No performance monitoring is required.
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. Audit requirements for for profit organizations, which are not subject to 2 CFR part 200, are consistent with the requirements in the DoD Grant and Agreement Regulations (DoDGARs) at 32 CFR 34.16.
Record keeping requirements are in accordance with the terms and conditions of the award, which will include appropriate provisions related to recipient records that are required by the DoDGARs.
97-6400-3-4-000 - 976400.34HQ.
(Project Grants) FY 16 $66,330,338; FY 17 est $67,822,327; and FY 18 est $67,000,000
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
No Data Available.
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature sources are specified in the individual relevant Broad Agency Announcements. The DoDGARS (as updated through DoD?s interim implementation of 2 CFR part 200 which can be found at 2 CFR part 1103) applies to DoD grants and cooperative agreements.
Regional or Local Office
See Regional Agency Offices.
Ato B. Andoh 8725 John J. Kingman Road, MSC 6201, Fort Belvoir, Virginia 22060 Email: email@example.com Phone: 703-767-5853 Fax: 703-767-4246
Criteria for Selecting Proposals
Generally, the principal evaluation and selection criteria are the technical or socio-economic merits of the proposal and potential long term contributions of DTRA's specific mission. Other selection criteria vary with the nature of the specific research or research-related activity. Typically, these inculde the qualifications, capabilities, and experience of the proposed Principal Investigator and/or key personnel who are critial in achieving the proposal objectives; adequacy of current or planned facilities, and equipment; and reasonableness and realisn of the proposed costs.
A recruiting trends report by Michigan State University’s (MSU) Collegiate Employment Research Institute discovers that the financial services sector is decreasing the hiring rate for Bachelor’s degrees from “double-digit expansion”.