Boston African-American National Historic Site
As set forth in authorizing legislation, this program?s objective is to enter into cooperative agreements to mark, interpret, restore, provide technical assistance, or any combination thereof for such activities that may be necessary for the preservation of any properties within Boston African American National Historic Site.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
National Park Service, Department of The Interior
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Fiscal Year 2017
Each year a cooperative agreement is entered into for the development of programing and management of the museum and surrounding properties.Fiscal Year 2018
Cooperative agreements have been utilized to provide for restoration of historic property and visitor services at Boston African American National Historic Site.Fiscal Year 2019
Cooperative agreements will be utilized to provide for restoration of historic property and visitor services at Boston African American National Historic Site.Fiscal Year 2020
Cooperative agreements will be utilized to provide for restoration of historic property and visitor services at Boston African American National Historic Site.
54 U.S.C. §101702(a) Cooperative Agreements, Transfer of Service Appropriated Funds; 54 U.S.C. §101702(b) Cooperative Agreements, Cooperative Research and Training Programs, and; 54 USC §101701(b) Challenge Cost-share Agreement Authority.
Public Law 96-430, Title I, Boston African American National Historic Site
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Museum of African-American History.
Museum of African-American History and the General public.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is required. An environmental impact statement is required for this listing. An environmental impact assessment is required for this listing.
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Consultation or assistance between the Superintendent, Boston African-American National Historic Site and the Museum of African-American History will occur. Projects will be awarded as determined by the Secretary, through the Superintendent, Boston African American National Historic Site, within the requirements of applicable existing bureau and agency regulation and policy. If funding is approved, a Notice of Intent to Award Funds will be posted at grants.gov.
After project needs and requirements are developed, the National Park Service will issue the Museum of African American History a written cooperative agreement for execution upon which the project can proceed. Department of the Interior policy allows projects that meet the criteria for single source opportunities to be issued by an agency, which are specifically directed to a known recipient.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Varies depending on the type and complexity of the project.
Projects may generally be renewed on an annual basis, not to exceed a total of 5 years. 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.
How are proposals selected?
Appropriations for the purpose of cooperative projects must be available and an agreement is in the best interests of the United States.
How may assistance be used?
Assistance is authorized between the Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Boston African-American National Historic Site and the Museum of African-American History
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Program Performance Report
Per 2 CFR Part 200.333 - 200.337
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
Depends on project complexity. Recipients will receive funds through ASAP.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Michael Creasey, General Superintendent National Parks of Boston 15 State Street 9th Floor Boston, Massachusetts 02109 email@example.com (617)242-5644
Michael Creasey, Superintendent
National Parks of Boston
Boston, MA 02109 US
(Project Grants (Cooperative Agreements)) FY 18$129,558.00; FY 19 est $60,000.00; FY 20 est $60,000.00; FY 17$82,685.00; - FY19 and FY20 are estimates based on anticipated available funding.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Range: $37,000.00 - $225,000.00 Average: $100,000.00
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
2 CFR, Part 200, 43 CFR, OMB Circulars, standard forms, and program information
Examples of Funded Projects
Fiscal Year 2017
Provided funding to park management partner to carry out interpretive and educational programing for the general public. PRESERVATION OF THE ABIEL SMITH SCHOOL- STORMWATER INFILTRATION MITIGATIONFiscal Year 2018
Cooperative agreement for projects including visitor experience planning, digital classroom development, and commemorative programming.Fiscal Year 2019
Program has not yet selected projects for funding.Fiscal Year 2020
Program has not yet selected projects for funding.