Community Base Reuse Plans


To assist local governments or States on behalf of local governments to develop a reuse/redevelopment plan for a Department of Defense (DoD) military installation approved for closure or realignment.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 10/17/2007 (Program authorization has expired.)
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Project Grants.
Program Accomplishments
Communities received planning assistance funds to develop reuse plans for closed and realigned military bases, and facilitated the disposal of surplus property.
Defense Base Closure and Realignment Act of 1990, as amended Public Law 101-510.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Local governments, States on behalf of local governments, or regional organizations composed of State or local governments may be eligible for DoD funding if a recommendation has been approved to close or realign an installation, and the installation they are responding to is located within a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or Guam.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Local governments, States on behalf of local governments, and regional organizations composed of State and local governments that represent the affected area.
Documentation that the Defense action has occurred or will occur.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
This program is eligible for coverage under E.O. 12372, "Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs." An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact for the State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review. Communities interested in obtaining DoD funding for community economic adjustment planning activities should contact DoD's Office of Economic Adjustment for pre-application assistance.
Application Procedure
The standard application forms required by 32 CFR Part 33 must be used for this program. Applications and supporting documentation should be submitted to the Director, Office of Economic Adjustment, Department of Defense, 400 Army Navy Drive, Suite 200, Arlington, VA 22202-4704. Applicants are encouraged to use the web-based eGrants application option available on the OEA homepage at
Award Procedure
Applications are approved by the Director, Office of Economic Adjustment.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
To the extent practicable, complete applications for planning assistance are responded to within 7 business days from receipt.
How are proposals selected?
Statutory compliance, reasonableness of proposed work program and the proposed level of funding.
How may assistance be used?
DoD funding may be provided for development of a community base reuse/redevelopment plan to support the Military Department review under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, including the Environmental Impact Statement or Environmental Assessment, and the disposal of surplus Federal property.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Quarterly financial and progress reports are required.
In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular No. A-133, "Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations."
In accordance with 32 CFR Part 33.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has no statutory formula. A minimum of 25 percent of the project's total proposed funding is to be comprised of non-Federal sources.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
A grant period is typically one (1) year. Funds are disbursed quarterly or as required.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Regional Director, Western Region Office of Economic Adjustment, Department of Defense, 1325 J Street, Suite 1500, Sacramento, CA 95814. Telephone: (916) 557-7365.
Headquarters Office
Director, Office of Economic Adjustment, Department of Defense, 400 Army Navy Drive, Suite 200, Arlington, VA 22202-4704. Telephone: (703)604-6020.
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Grants), FY 01 $0; FY 02 $0; and FY 03 est $0.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
$25,000 to $400,000; $150,000.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
OMB Circular Nos. A-133, and A-87, and 32 CFR Parts 25, 28 and 33. Related publications are available on the OEA website at no charge.
Examples of Funded Projects
Funds were provided to develop a community reuse plan to facilitate the required environmental review process and to determine property disposal actions.