Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018
Identifying and documenting incremental risks and mitigating controls with robust criteria related to the disaster relief funding; Noting the applicability of the Improper Payments Information Act of 2002 to disaster relief funds; Documenting the linkages between risks related to disaster and emergency funding and efforts to address known internal control risks; Ensuring that grantees expend all awarded disaster relief funds within the 24-month period following the agency's obligation of those funds, unless waived by OMB.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 - Public Law 115-123, Public Law 115-123
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Entities affected by hurricanes, wildfires, and other disasters.
Applicants for funding must submit documentation responding to requirements developed and published by the U.S. Department of Commerce. Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards, 2 CFR Part 200, applies to this program.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is required. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. An environmental impact assessment is required for this listing. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372. N/A
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Registration in System for Award Management (SAM); Secure a Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number; Apply through Grants.gov; Adhere to all requirements as outlined in the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) posted on the Grants.gov website.
Applicant submits application through Grants.gov; Application is received by NOAA from Grants.gov through NOAA's Grants Online electronic grants system; Applications are reviewed by responsible Program Office staff for adherence to requirements of the Notice of Funding Opportunity; Those applications selected for further review are reviewed by technical experts and assessed by predetermined criteria; Applications are selected for funding and recommended to approving official; Approved applications are routed to the Grants Management Division for further review and to DOC attorneys for review, if required; Applications receive final review by Grants Officer prior to approval and issuance; The Grants Officer will notify successful applicants in an electronic award notice when the applicant has been selected for an award. Prior to official Grants Officer notification, other officials and employees from the operating unit are prohibited from either formally or informally notifying applicants verbally or in writing that that have been selected for an award.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
More than 180 days. None
How are proposals selected?
Successful response to the Notice of Funding Opportunity.
How may assistance be used?
Disaster relief in response to recent hurricanes, wildfires, and other disasters.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Performance monitoring will be performed by both NOAA Program Office and Grants Management Division staff.
In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR Part 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-Specifc audit conducted for that year. Non-federal entities that expend less than $750,000 in a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR Part 200, Section 200.503.
See Notice of Funding Opportunity that will be developed and published by the U.S. Department of Commerce after this Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) program is published.
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
The funding will be available from FY 18 through FY 20, and must be expended within the 24-month period following the agency's obligation of funds - unless waived by OMB. See Notice of Funding Opportunity that will be developed and published by the U.S. Department of Commerce after this Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) program is published.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
NOAA Grants Management Division
Alan P. Conway
1325 East West Highway, Bldg 2, 9th Floor, Room 9314
Silver Spring, MD 20910 US
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 18 Estimate Not Available FY 19 Estimate Not Available FY 20 FY 17$0.00; - None(Project Grants (including individual awards)) FY 18$232,769.00; FY 19 est $250,699,168.00; FY 20 est $13,999,999.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
No data available
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
2 CFR Part 200 U.S. Department of Commerce Financial Assistance Terms and Conditions NOAA Financial Assistance Administrative Terms Notice of Funding Opportunity
Examples of Funded Projects
Fiscal Year 2018
Fisheries, Coasts, Weather Research, Ocean ExplorationFiscal Year 2019
Fisheries, Coasts, Weather Research, Ocean ExplorationFiscal Year 2017