Commercial Equipment Direct Assistance Program (CEDAP)
To provide direct assistance to State, Regional, local and tribal jurisdictions to improve their ability to prevent, protect against, respond to, and recover from various types of emergency situations and major events, including threats or acts of terrorism.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 10/11/2010 (Archived.)
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
SALE, EXCHANGE, OR DONATION OF PROPERTY OR GOODS
Fiscal Year 2009: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2010: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2011: No Current Data Available
Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2009, House Report 110-862.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Law enforcement agencies, fire, and other emergency responders who demonstrate the equipment will be used to improve their ability and capacity to respond to a major critical incident or work with other first responders. Awardees must not have received technology funding under the Urban Areas Security Initiative, or the Assistance to Firefighters Grants program since October 1, 2005. Awardees that have received grant assistance from FEMA under FEMA's Interoperable Communications Equipment (ICE) program are not eligible for interoperable communications equipment under CEDAP.
No Credentials or documentation are required. 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 required. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
OMB Circular No. A-102 applies to this program. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-110. Due to limited funding in FY 2009, there will not be an open application period. Qualified FY 2008 applicants that did not receive an award will be re-evaluated for selection in FY 2009.
Due to limited funding in FY 2009, there will not be an open application period. Qualified FY 2008 applicants that did not receive an award will be re-evaluated for selection in FY 2009.
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
How are proposals selected?
Refer to the program guidance for information on criteria for selecting proposals.
How may assistance be used?
Restricted to public and non-profit emergency response agencies in State, Local, tribal, and U.S. Territory possessions in smaller rural communities and jurisdictions that have not received technology funding through the Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI), or Assistance to Firefighter Grants (AFG) after October 1, 2005. Awardees that have received grant assistance from FEMA under FEMA's Interoperable Communications Equipment (ICE) program are not eligible for interoperable communications equipment under CEDAP. Refer to program guidance document.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
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.
Grant records shall be retained for a period of 3 years from the day the recipient submits its final expenditure report. If any litigation, claim, negotiation, audit, or other action involving the records has been started before the expiration of the 3-year period, the records must be retained until completion of the action and resolution of all issues which arise from it, or until the end of the regular 3-year period, whichever is later. Grant records include financial and program/progress reports, support documents, statistical records, and other documents that support the activity and/or expenditure of the recipient or sub-recipient under the award.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formulas are not applicable to this program.
This program has no matching requirements.
This program does not have MOE requirements.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
None. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Based on project need.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Headquarters Office Department of Homeland Security/FEMA, Grant Programs Directorate
245 Murray Lane, Bldg. #410
The Centralized Scheduling and Information Desk (CSID)
CSID is open from 8:00 am to 7:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday., Washington, District of Columbia 20523 Email: email@example.com
(Sale, Exchange, or Donation of Property and Goods) FY 08 $25,000,000; FY 09 est $8,000,000; FY 10 est not reported. - est. not available. The CEDAP program is congressionally directed and funded from year to year.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Refer to program guidance document.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
For regulations and guidelines please refer to the program guidance and the CEDAP program at www.rkb.mipt.org.
Examples of Funded Projects