Fiscal Year 2016: Funded projects were complementary to National Park Service program efforts in resource conservation and protection, historical preservation and environmental sustainability.
Fiscal Year 2017: No information available.
Fiscal Year 2018: No information 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|
|Delta State University (inc)||$ 12,420||   ||2018-08-17||2019-12-31|
|Arkansas Humanities Council Inc||$ 15,500||   ||2018-09-15||2019-09-15|
|Brice's Crossroads National Battlefield Commission, Inc.||$ 8,029||   ||2017-08-14||2018-09-30|
|Mississippi Heritage Trust Incorporated||$ 25,000||   ||2017-08-15||2018-09-30|
|Archives And History, Mississippi Department Of||$ 0||   ||2016-09-19||2018-09-19|
|Cal State L.a. University Auxiliary Services, Inc.||$ 35,000||   ||2017-06-20||2018-06-30|
|Alcorn State University Educational Building Corporation, The||$ 8,256||   ||2016-08-29||2018-06-01|
|Vicksburg-warren County Chamber Of Commerce Community Fund Inc||$ 16,292||   ||2015-10-01||2017-12-31|
|North Dakota State University||$ 0||   ||2011-09-30||2017-10-01|
|Cutwell 4 Kids||$ 10,000||   ||2017-07-17||2017-09-30|
Fiscal Year 2016: Over 100 projects were funded under this program. Fiscal Year 2017: No information available. Fiscal Year 2018: No information available.
Uses and Use Restrictions
Applications must be for projects within the
National Park Service area of responsibility.
The Secretary of the Interior must determine that appropriations for the purpose of cooperative management of projects are available and an agreement is in the best interests of the United States.
Funds may not be used for acquisition of real property.
State, local and tribal governments, other public entities, educational institutions, and nonprofit organizations.
Profit organizations, public nonprofit institutions/organizations, private nonprofit institutions/organizations, and State, local and tribal governments, industry and public decision makers, research scientists, engineers, and the general public.
Proposals must furnish evidence of the applicant's qualifications for performance of the proposed project. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.
Aplication and Award Process
Due to limited availability of funds to support new external projects, consultation with NPS is strongly recommended prior to submission of applications.
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.
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.
Proposals received in response announcements on grants.gov are reviewed on the basis of a competitive, merit-based review process, and are rated in accordance with the evaluation criteria stated in the announcement. Awards may be made to the highest rated proposals based on the amount of funding available each year.
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
54 U.S.C. §101702(a) Cooperative Agreements, Transfer of Service Appropriated Funds; 54 U.S.C. §200103(g)(1) Outdoor Recreation of Programs, Research and Education.
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 Program Manager listed as the point of contact. Generally 30 ? 120 days.
None. Final award decisions are not subject to appeal; however, the National Park Service will provide applicants with information on why their proposals were not selected for award.
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.
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formulas are not applicable to this program. Matching Requirements: Recipients may share some project or program costs. The cost-sharing arrangements are developed between NPS and the recipients in advance of the program unless otherwise stated by Congress. MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Depends on project complexity. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Recipients request payment or draw down as needed throughout the award period in accordance with the approved budget for immediate needs.
Post Assistance Requirements
No program reports are required.
No cash reports are required.
Unless otherwise stated in the agreement document, recipients shall submit the following reports on an annual basis: (1) SF-425, Federal Financial Report; and (2) Program Performance Reports.
Upon completion of the agreement, recipients shall submit a final: (1) SF-425, Federal Financial Report; and (2) Program Performance Report; and (3) other specific reports that may be applicable to the agreement such as property inventories, and patent and invention disclosures.
SF-425, Federal Financial Report.
Program Performance Report.
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.
Per 2 CFR Part 200.333 ? 200.337.
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 16 $32,401,414; FY 17 est $30,000,000; and FY 18 est $20,000,000
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Range: $2,000.00 - $925,000.00 Average: $67,000.00.
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
2 CFR, Part 200, 43 CFR, OMB Circulars, standard forms and program information.
Regional or Local Office
See Regional Agency Offices.
Heidi Sage National Park Service, 12795 W. Alameda Parkway , Lakewood, Colorado 80228 Email: Heidi_Sage@nps.gov Phone: 303-969-2065
Criteria for Selecting Proposals
Specific evaluation criteria will be included in the funding announcements posted on www.grants.gov.
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