The development of commercially feasible technology for high-value marine finfish in the United States. The ultimate goal of the Hawaiian Fisheries Development project is to increase the availability of marine finfish for aquaculture and stock enhancement purposed in the U.S., with the secondary goal of promoting the development of a sustainable commercial aquaculture industry for high-value species.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 01/15/2013 (Archived.)
Agency: Department of Commerce
Office: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Fiscal Year 2010: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2011: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2012: No Current Data Available
Executive Order 13-089., 13 U.S.C 758b.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Private nonprofit institution operating for scientific purposes.
The beneficiaries of the aquaculture program would be anyone/general public.
Costs will be determined in accordance with OMB Circular Nos. A-21 for institutions of higher education, A-87 for State and local governments, and A-122 for nonprofit organizations. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-87.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is not applicable. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-102. OMB Circular No. A-110 applies to this program. Proposals are submitted through Grants.Gov. Applicants will need to enter the Funding Opportunity Number and/or CFDA number to access the application package and instructions. Application package will then be submitted directly to the (Name of your Office - Example Coastal Services Center). Proposals are subject to the requirements of 15 CFR Parts 14 and 24, as applicable.
Projects approved for funding will be submitted to the NOAA Grants Office for review and approval.
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Approval time for awards is expected to range from 90 to 150 days. That includes processing of the award through the NMFS, NOAA Grants and DOC.
How are proposals selected?
Proposals are selected from several sources: Unsolicited proposals; special solicitations in the Federal Register or Commerce Business Daily; or Congressionally-mandated projects. Regardless of source, proposals must undergo rigorous technical review and comply with all OMB, DOC, and NOAA grants policies and procedures.
How may assistance be used?
Establish a consistent source of supply to satisfy the growing market for marine finfish. Funds are appropriated by Congress for the Oceanic Institute.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Program reports are not applicable. Cash reports are not applicable. Semiannual progress and financial reports are due 30 days after each calendar half. An annual report is due 90 days after each award period. Expenditure reports are not applicable. Performance monitoring is not applicable.
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.
All financial and programmatic records, supporting documents statistical reports, and other records of grantees or subgrantees are required to be retained in accordance with provisions of 15 CFR Part 14 for institutions of higher education or other nonprofit organizations, and with 15 CFR Part 24 for State and local governments from the date of the financial report. Generally, a recipient is required to retain records relating to a particular grant for three (3) years from the date of submission of the final financial report. In cases where litigation, claim or an audit is initiated prior to expiration of the three-year-year period, records must be retained until the action and resolution of any issues associated with it are complete or until the end of the three-year retention period; whichever is latest.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has no statutory formula.
Matching requirements are not applicable to this program.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Awards are normally awarded for a 12-month period. Financial status reports are completed and submitted. Funds are released in advance or by reimbursement, as agreed to in the Standard Terms and Conditions document required for each grant. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Funds are released in advance or by reimbursement, as agreed to in the Standard Terms and Conditions document required for each grant.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None. Pacific Island Fisheries Science Center: Bruce Mundy, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service, 2570 Dole Street, Honolulu, HI 96822. Telephone: (808) 983-5374. Fax: (808) 983-2902. E-mail: Bruce.Mundy@noaa.gov.
N/a n/a, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910 Phone: n/a
(Project Grants) FY 08 $0; FY 09 $750,000; FY 10 Estimate Not Available
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Average $654,000 per year.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Pacific Island Fisheries Science Center: Bruce Mundy, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service, 2570 Dole Street, Honolulu, HI 96822. Telephone: (808) 983-5374. Fax: (808) 983-2902. E-mail: Bruce.Mundy@noaa.gov.
Examples of Funded Projects