Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (ANILCA) Agreements


Through a multidisciplinary collaborative program, identify and provide information needed to sustain subsistence fisheries and wildlife management on public lands for rural Alaskans. The program includes maintaining sound management principles and conservation of healthy populations of fish and wildlife and other renewable resources. The continuation of subsistence use occurring on public land is essential to Alaska?s Native and non-Native rural residents? physical, economic, traditional, cultural, and/or social existence. No practical alternative means are available to replace the food and other resources fish and wildlife provide to rural Alaskans

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Forest Service, Department of Agriculture
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
C - Direct Payments For Specified Use; Z - Salaries and Expenses
Program Accomplishments
Not applicable.
Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (ANILCA) of 1980, Public Law 96-487, S 801-816, 16 U.S.C. 3101-3233
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
The U.S. Forest Service's mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the nation's forests and grasslands to meet the needs of present and future generations. The agency manages 193 million acres of public land, provides assistance to state and private landowners, and maintains the largest forestry research organization in the world. To accomplish this mission, the U.S. Forest Service partners with non-profits; for-profit; institutions of higher education; federal, state, local, Alaska Native and Native American tribal governments, or Alaska Native Corporations (as defined in the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act); individuals; and organizations
Beneficiary Eligibility
An individual/Family, profit organization, other private institution/organization, public nonprofit institution/organization; an officer, employee, agent, department, or instrumentality of the Federal government, of the State of Alaska, municipality or political subdivision of the State of Alaska.
The partner must maintain current information in the System for Award Management (SAM) until receipt of final payment. This requires review and update to the information at least annually after the initial registration, and more frequently if required by changes in information. System for Award Management (SAM) means the Federal repository into which an entity must provide information required for the conduct of business as a Cooperative. Additional information about registration procedures may be found at the SAM Internet site (currently at Also, the partner must immediately inform the U.S. Forest Service if they or any of their principals are presently excluded, debarred, or suspended from entering into covered transactions with the Federal Government according to the terms of 2 CFR Part 180. Additionally, should the partner or any of their principals receive a transmittal letter or other official Federal notice of debarment or suspension, they shall notify the U.S. Forest Service without undue delay. This applies whether the exclusion, debarment, or suspension is voluntary or involuntary. This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Application Procedure
This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards.
Award Procedure
Partnership agreements and their supporting documentation are both negotiated and drafted in collaboration with prospective partners prior to entering into an agreement. Discussions cover at a minimum, the appropriate statutory authority; a description of the project, including methodology and technical specifications; contributions and the responsibilities of the parties; financial plan; the period of performance; and monitoring. Regardless of who initiates discussions, all elements of a project are subject to negotiation. Any party may terminate discussions at any time.
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Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Not applicable.
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Except for provisions necessary for legal compliance, all elements of a partnership agreement are subject to negotiation and modification. Both parties are expected to negotiate, resolve, and document differences in cost and/or proposed work in writing. Any party may terminate discussions at any time. None of the parties should perform work outside the scope of the existing instrument or in excess of the funding prior to the execution of a modification.
How are proposals selected?
Not applicable.
How may assistance be used?
Funds may be used for approved fish and wildlife subsistence management, traditional ecological knowledge projects, and management of other renewable resources. This authority does not influence any other authority.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Performance Reports: Agreements require performance reports. Frequency and level of detail are based on the type or complexity of the project. At a minimum, performance reports are submitted at least annually. Cooperators are encouraged to use the Standard Form 270 as their billing invoice. However, they may use their own invoice provided that all of the required elements indicated in the agreement payment provision, are included. The cooperator shall complete and submit an invoice to the U.S. Forest Service and the invoice must reference the U.S. Forest Service agreement number.
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Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.

Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.

MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Partnership Agreements may last up to 5 years. The U.S Forest Service may provide reimbursable payments to its cooperators. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: Quarterly.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
U.S. Forest Service, Alaska Region, Thomas Whitford, 161 East 1st Avenue, Door 8, Anchorage, AK 99501 Email: Telephone: 907-743-9500
Headquarters Office
Thomas Whitford
161 East 1st Avenue, Door 8
Anchorage, AK 99501 US
Phone: 9077439500
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Salaries and Expenses) FY 18 Estimate Not Available FY 19 FY 20 Estimate Not Available FY 17 FY 16 -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Not applicable/available.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Not applicable.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.


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