Fishing Events for Disadvantaged Children

To provide opportunities for disabled and disadvantaged children to use and enjoy public waters and related lands; to assist Reclamation in meeting its goal to provide accessible programs, facilities and activities to create a positive outdoor experience for all citizens; to increase awareness of all
the participants (parents/caregivers, sportsmen, partners, volunteers) to the capabilities of disabled and disadvantaged children; and to provide educational opportunities for disabled and disadvantaged children to learn more about fish and water as natural resources.
Examples of Funded Projects

Fiscal Year 2017: Fishing events for special needs children at 17 different Reclamation owned managed reservoirs servicing over 400 children.

Fiscal Year 2018: Information not available.

Fiscal Year 2019: Information not available.


Agency - Department of the Interior

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.

Office - See Regional Agency Offices.

Bureau of Reclamation Irene Hoiby, Grants Officer Email address: ihoiby@usbr.gov Telephone number: 303-445-2025 Financial Assistance Services 84-27850 P.O.

Box 25007, Denver Federal Center Denver, CO 80225.



Selected Recipients for this Program


RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
Southern Nevada Water Authority $ 50,000   2019-10-012021-12-31
$ 0   
$ 0   
$ 0   
$ 0   
$ 0   
$ 0   
$ 0   
$ 0   
$ 0   



Program Accomplishments

Fiscal Year 2017: The program provided opportunities to disabled and disadvantaged children who participated in fishing events during 2017. Fiscal Year 2018: Information not available. Fiscal Year 2019: Information not available.

Uses and Use Restrictions

TPIA has delegated authority to Reclamation to carry out a Program to instill in the public the importance of the appropriate use of and appreciation for Reclamation facilities.

Eligible activities under the Delegation are limited to activities authorized under the TPIA.

Such activities may include events designed to increase public awareness of recreational opportunities at Reclamation reservoirs, for physically challenged and disadvantaged children as well as other members of the public, and may also include financial assistance agreements to eligible entities for the purpose of carrying out the Program.

For further information, please contact the regional office.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

Eligible applicants are State governments, County governments, City or townships governments, Special districts governments, Independent school districts, Public and State controlled institutions of higher education, Native American tribal governments(federally recognized), Public Housing Authorities/Indian Housing Authorities, Native American tribal organization(other than Federally recognized tribal governments) Non-Profits having a 501(c)(3) status with the Internal Revenue Survive (IRS), other than institutions of higher education, Private institutions of higher education, Individuals, Small businesses.

Beneficiary Eligibility

Disabled and disadvantaged children.

Credentials/Documentation

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

Environmental compliance for this program may be required depending on the scope of the specific project funded.

This may result in the need for an environmental impact assessment or environmental impact statement prior to the commencement of project activities.

An environmental impact statement is required for this program.

An environmental impact assessment is required for this program.

This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.

12372.

Application Procedures

2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Funding announcements for this program, along with registration procedures, application packages and instructions, points of contact, and procedures for submitting applications will be available on www.grants.gov.

Award Procedures

For cooperative agreements awarded and funded through Public Law 101-628 (16 U.S.C. 4601 et seq.) and the TPIA Delegation Agreement between the Department of the Interior and the Bureau of Reclamation dated September 22, 2008, and subsequent amendments, all Federal rules, regulations, and agency specific guidelines for awarding procedures will be followed.

Deadlines

Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.

Authorization

Take Pride in America (TPIA) Public Law 101-628 (16 U.S.C. 4601 et seq.) and the TPIA Delegation Agreement between the Department of the Interior and the Bureau of Reclamation dated September 22, 2008.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

Varies depending on the type and complexity of the project. Further information will be available for each specific project at the time the funding opportunity announcement is posted on www.grants.gov and may be obtained by contacting the Bureau of Reclamation personnel listed as the point of contact in the funding announcement.

Appeals

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.

Renewals

Projects may generally be renewed on an annual basis, not to exceed a total of 5 years. If renewals or extensions are applicable to the project, this information will be included in the funding opportunity announcement. When renewals or extensions are applicable, continuation of funding for these activities is at the discretion of Congress and will be subject to availability of appropriated funds.

Assistance Considerations

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

1-5 years. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Payment terms vary by agreement awarded under this program.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

Unless otherwise stated in the agreement document, recipients shall submit Program Performance Reports on an annual basis.

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.

Unless otherwise stated in the agreement document, recipients shall submit SF-425, Federal Financial Reporton an annual basis.

Upon completion of the agreement, recipients shall submit a final SF-425, Federal Financial Report.

Performance monitoring is not applicable.

Audits

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

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.

Financial Information

Account Identification

14-0680-0-1-300.

Obigations

(Cooperative Agreements (Discretionary Grants)) FY 17 $132,000; FY 18 est $0; and FY 19 est $0

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

Range: $50,000 - 118,000 Average: $136,000.

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.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

See Regional Agency Offices. Bureau of Reclamation Irene Hoiby, Grants Officer Email address: ihoiby@usbr.gov Telephone number: 303-445-2025 Financial Assistance Services 84-27850 P.O. Box 25007, Denver Federal Center Denver, CO 80225.

Headquarters Office

Irene Hoiby Bureau of Reclamation Financial Assistance Services 87-27850P.O. Box 25007, Denver Federal Center, Denver, Colorado 80255 Email: IHoiby@usbr.gov Phone: (303)445-2025

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Specific evaluation criteria will be included in the funding announcements posted on www.grants.gov.



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