Fiscal Year 2016: Not applicable.
Fiscal Year 2017: Program has not yet posted nor selected projects for funding.
Fiscal Year 2018: Program has not yet posted nor selected projects for funding.
The Department of the Interior protects and provides access to the Nation's natural and cultural heritage, including responsibilities to Indian tribes and island communities. Departmental goals include resource protection and usage, overseeing recreational opportunities, serving communities and excellence in management.
Fiscal Year 2016: Not applicable. Fiscal Year 2017: Unsure of how many applications we might receive; 2 awards possible. Fiscal Year 2018: Historical data avaino lable, 1 award intended.
Uses and Use Restrictions
Grant recipient will have submitted a proposal and competed for Cooperative Agreement to be issued that meets the needs of the wildland fire community such as safety materials, Leadership curricula, fuels management, planning and prevention education.
Grants will be executed consistent with the project selected through the competition.
Funding levels will vary across fiscal years.
Grants are to be used consistently in support of the wildland fire community needs as a whole including Federal, Tribal, State and local fire agencies.
Public or private nonprofit institution/organizations.
Anyone within the Fire Use/Protection community.
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.
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Applicants shall submit an application package in accordance with the requirements set forth in 43 CFR, Subtitle A, Part 12.
Criteria and additional information will be made available at time of announcement and posted online (Grants.gov).
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Public Law 114-223, 130 Stat. 909, (7) The Department of the Interior, Environment and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2016 (Division G of Public Law 114-113). Public Law Number 114-254; Further Continuing and Security Assistance Appropriations Act, 2017.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
The deadline will be published in the grants.gov announcement. Award time varies, most awards anticipated with 30-60 days or less after announcement closes.
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has no statutory formula. This program has no matching requirements. No statutory match requirements. However, applicant?s matching funds are encouraged. MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Lump Sum. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: lump sum.
Post Assistance Requirements
Unless otherwise stated in award document, recipient is required to submit annual Program Performance Report within 30 days of end reporting period (Sept 30).
No cash reports are required.
No progress reports are required.
No expenditure reports are required.
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.
Records determined by the type of project recipient, in accordance with 43 CFR.
(Cooperative Agreements (Discretionary Grants)) FY 16 $25,000; FY 17 est $10,000; and FY 18 est $10,000 - This was a new program in 2016 which was never awarded. We are planning to go forward with both the 2016 intended and then we will work on 2017 estimated.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
No Data Available.
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
43 CFR, Subtitle A, Part 12.2 Information about the National Fire Plan can be found at http://www.forestsandrangelands.gov/resources/overview
Regional or Local Office
Amy Kishpaugh Office of the Secretary Office of Wildland Fire 300 E. Mallard Drive, Suite 170 , Boise, Idaho 83706 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 208-334-6195
Criteria for Selecting Proposals
Proposals will be reviewed by a panel of technical experts within the Federal Government, including the Department of the Interior and other Federal agencies. Projects will be judged on combination of factors, including the relevance to the program?s objectives, the cost of the project, qualifications of the institution, and other factors. Additional guidance will be provided at time of announcement.
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