Homeland Security Advanced Research Projects Agency

 

Iowa State University is developing capabilities to detect and correctly identify the presence of plant pathogens present in other countries and threatening US agriculture through introduction into the US by deliberate or natural events.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 02/05/2016 (Archived.)
Program Number
97.065
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Project Grants (Cooperative Agreements or Contracts)
Program Accomplishments
Not Applicable.
Authorization
Homeland Security Act of 2002, Title 3, Section 307, Public Law 107-296.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
DHS Components researching pathogen issues as weapons of mass destruction. Department of Agriculture, Department of Commerce and Department of Homeland Security Components.
Beneficiary Eligibility
DHS Components researching pathogen issues as weapons of mass destruction. Department of Agriculture, Department of Commerce and Department of Homeland Security Components.
Credentials/Documentation
No Credentials or documentation are required. OMB Circular No. A-87 applies to this program.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is not applicable. 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 Procedure
OMB Circular No. A-102 applies to this program. OMB Circular No. A-110 applies to this program.
Award Procedure
Applications or plans are reviewed by DHS program and administrative staff. Any issues or concerns noted in the application will be negotiated with the successful applicant prior to the award being issued.
Deadlines
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Refer to program guidance document.
Appeals
None.
Renewals
This program is renewed or extended as needed per the Statement of Work.
How are proposals selected?
Refer to the program guidance for information on criteria for selecting proposals.
How may assistance be used?
The grant has been awarded with funds being sent directly to the Iowa State University by the Department of Homeland Security OPO Division.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Reporting
See program announcement. See program announement. See program announcement. See program announcement. Records must be retained at least 3 years beyond the 3 year period if audit findings have not been resolved.
Auditing
In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular No. A-133 (Revised, June 27, 2003), "Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations," nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $500,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Nonfederal entities that expend less than $500,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in Circular No. A-133. These audits are due to the cognizant Federal agency, submitted through the Federal Audit Clearinghouse, not later than 9 months after the end of the grantees fiscal year.
Records
Records must be retained at least 3 years beyond the 3 year period if audit findings have not been resolved.
Other 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
As required by solicitation. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Payment based on project need.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None.
Headquarters Office
Marsha Mathis 245 Murray Lane, SW, Building 410, Mail Stop 0115, Washington, District of Columbia 20528 Phone: (202) 447-5950
Website Address
http://www.dhs.gov
Financial Information
Account Identification
70-0800-0-1-999.
Obligations
(Salaries) FY 13 $0; FY 14 Estimate Not Available; and FY 15 Estimate Not Available - Anticipate future funding for this program.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
No Data Available.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Not Applicable.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not Applicable.