Fiscal Year 2017: Examples of funded projects include installment of fish screens, construction fish passage facilities, channel and floodplain fish habitat restoration, refuge water supply agreements and facilities, terrestrial habitat acquisition and restoration, and monitoring, modeling, and analysis studies.
Fiscal Year 2018: Information not available.
Fiscal Year 2019: Information not available.
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.
|Recipient||Amount||Start Date||End Date|
|Glenn-colusa Irrigation District||$ 1,413,517||   ||1998-09-30||2048-09-30|
|Buena Visa Water Storage District||$ 1,526,750||   ||2003-10-01||2028-09-30|
|Biggs-west Gridley Water District||$ 13,450,759||   ||2003-09-20||2028-02-28|
|University Of California, Santa Cruz||$ 1,188,296||   ||2018-10-01||2023-09-30|
|Water Resources, California Department Of||$ 500,000||   ||2018-05-01||2022-10-31|
|Center For Natural Lands Management Inc||$ 235,744||   ||2017-09-20||2022-08-31|
|Creekside Center For Earth Observation Llc||$ 202,384||   ||2017-07-25||2021-12-31|
|River Partners||$ 499,730||   ||2018-07-17||2021-07-01|
|Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission||$ 249,834||   ||2018-05-15||2020-12-31|
|Indian Cultural Organization||$ 412,566||   ||2017-09-14||2020-09-30|
Fiscal Year 2017: Congress passed and the President signed the Central Valley Project Improvement Act in 1992. Recent accomplishments include a number of water acquisition, water conveyance, facility construction, land acquisition, and habitat restoration actions within the Central Valley, Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and Trinity River Basins. Detailed accomplishment reports are available at www.usbr.gov/mp/cvpia. Fiscal Year 2018: Information not available. Fiscal Year 2019: Information not available.
Uses and Use Restrictions
Agreements will be awarded for projects that will result in attaining the objectives noted above and the mandates set out in the CVPIA.
Areas of emphasis include fish and wildlife restoration activities and investigations, evaluation of ecologic and hydrologic effects of existing and alternative operations of water facilities and systems, the effects of the Central Valley Project (CVP) on anadromous fish populations, and delivery of refuge water supplies.
The Secretary of the Interior is authorized and directed to promulgate such regulations and enter into such agreements as may be necessary to implement the intent, purposes and provisions of Title XXXIV.
This title does not and shall not be interpreted to authorize construction of water storage facilities.
For further information, please contact the regional office.
State of California or an agency or subdivision thereof, Indian tribes, or nonprofit entities concerned with restoration, protection, or enhancement of fish, wildlife, habitat, or environmental values that are able to assist in implementing any action authorized by the title in an efficient, timely, and cost effective manner, [Section 9404(e) of PL 102-575, Title XXXIV].
None. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.
Aplication and Award Process
Preapplication coordination is required.
An environmental impact statement is 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. Funding opportunity announcements for this program, along with registration procedures, application packages and instructions, SF-424 forms and any other forms to be used to submit application information, points of contact, and procedures for submitting applications will be available on www.grants.gov.
All applications will be initially screened for eligibility and compliance with the requirements stated in the program funding announcement. Applications passing this screening process will be forwarded for review by a proposal evaluation panel comprised of qualified Federal experts in the program area. Applications will be reviewed against the proposal evaluation criteria, and any additional review factors, as stated in the funding announcement. Final selection will be determined by the Commissioner, Bureau of Reclamation, or regional officials, as applicable to the project.
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Reclamation Projects Authorization and Adjustment Act of 1992, Title XXXIV, Central Valley Project Improvement Act, Public Law 102-575.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
For current information on any upcoming funding opportunity announcements dates and deadlines, contac the Mid-Pacific Region, MP-400 Division of Resources Management, Sacramento, California, as listed in the Contacts section below.
None. Final award decisions are not subject to appeal; however, the Bureau of Reclamation will provide all applicants with information on why their proposals were not selected for award.
Continuation of funding for the Program from one fiscal year to the next is at the discretion of Congress. Yearly solicitation is made for projects of 24 months in duration or less, although multi-year projects may be considered if annual accomplishments can be demonstrated.
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formulas are not applicable to this program. Matching Requirements: The Federal share of the costs of a project or activity carried out under this Program varies in accordance with the provisions of the CVPIA. Cost-share requirements will be included in the funding opportunity announcement posted on www.Grants.gov. MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Proposals are requested for projects of 24 months in duration or less; however, funding for multi-year projects may be considered if annual accomplishments can be demonstrated. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Information not available.
Post Assistance Requirements
Annually, recipients shall submit an annual program performance report.
Upon completion of the agreement, recipients shall submit a final program performance report, and other specific reports that may be applicable to the agreement such as property inventories, and patent and invention disclosures.
Cash reports are not applicable.
Progress reports are not applicable.
Federal Financial Report, SF 425 is required on a quarterly basis.
Upon completion of the agreement recipients shall submit a final SF 425.
Performance monitoring is not applicable.
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.
All recipients of Federal awards shall maintain project records in accordance with 2 CFR 200.333 Retention requirements for records. Financial records, supporting documents, statistical records, and all other non-Federal entity records pertinent to a Federal award must be retained for a period of three years from the date of submission of the final expenditure report or, for Federal awards that are renewed quarterly or annually, from the date of the submission of the quarterly or annual financial report, respectively, as reported to the Federal awarding agency or pass-through entity in the case of a subrecipient. Federal awarding agencies and pass-through entities must not impose any other record retention requirements upon non-Federal entities, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.333.
(Cooperative Agreements (Discretionary Grants)) FY 17 $10,024,159; FY 18 est $12,000,000; and FY 19 est $12,000,000
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Range is $10,000,000 to $12,000,000; Average $ 10,750,000.
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
2 CFR 200 UNIFORM ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS, COST PRINCIPLES, AND AUDIT REQUIREMENTS FOR FEDERAL AWARDS and the applicable OMB Circulars. These documents may also be obtained by contacting the Bureau of Reclamation Office listed below. OMB Circulars, Title 34 of Public Law 102-575, and Annual Work Plans. These documents may also be obtained by contacting the Reclamation Office listed below or visiting the CVPIA website at www.usbr.gov/mp/cvpia.
Regional or Local Office
See Regional Agency Offices. Richard Woodley, Resources Chief, MP-400, (916) 978-5201 Heather Casillas, CVPIA Program Manager, MP- 400, (916) 978-5360.
None None, NA, Non-U.S. NA Phone: None
Criteria for Selecting Proposals
Specific evaluation criteria will be included in the funding announcements posted on www.grants.gov.
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