Community Economic Adjustment Assistance for Responding to Threats to the Resilience of a Military Installation
Assist State and local governments to review existing capabilities supporting military installations and develop strategies to protect resources necessary to enhance resilience of military installations, defined as the capability of a military installation to avoid, prepare for, minimize the effect of, adapt to, and recover from extreme weather events, or from anticipated or unanticipated changes in environmental conditions, that do, or have the potential to, adversely affect the military installation or essential transportation, logistical, or other necessary resources outside of the military installation that are necessary in order to maintain, improve, or rapidly reestablish installation mission assurance and mission-essential functions, in order to maintain, improve, or rapidly reestablish installation mission assurance and mission-essential functions of the military installation in support of the National Defense Strategy. Grantees and participating governments are expected to adopt and implement the identified recommendations.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Office of Economic Adjustment, Department of Defense
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Identify problems of States, regions, metropolitan areas, or communities that result from major Defense base closures, realignments, and Defense contract-related adjustments, and the encroachment of the civilian community on the mission of military installations and that require Federal assistance., Title EO 12788, Defense Economic Adjustment Program, Section 3(a), Public Law 115th-115-232, Military Base Reuse Studies and Community Planning Assistance U.S.C. 10 USC 2391(b)(1)(E)
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Interstate, Intrastate, State (includes District of Columbia, public institutions of higher education and hospitals), Local (includes State-designated lndian Tribes, excludes institutions of higher education and hospitals).
Applicants for this assistance are to contact the Office of Economic Adjustment and a Project Manager will be assigned to work with the applicant to determine eligibility for assistance under this program. States, counties, municipalities, other political subdivisions of a State, and special purpose units of a State or local government are eligible for this assistance if the Director, Office of Economic Adjustment determines that the capability of a military installation to avoid, prepare for, minimize the effect of, adapt to, and recover from extreme weather events, or from anticipated or unanticipated changes in environmental conditions is at risk due to lack of necessary resources outside the military installation.
Applicants will be required to provide documentation consistent with the authority under which the assistance is being sought. Applicants must document their intent to work with the Military Department, Federal, State, and local officials, residents, businesses, and landowners to cooperatively participate in the development and implementation of a strategic plan and specific implementation measures to protect community resources critical to enhance military installation resilience to maintain, improve, or rapidly reestablish installation mission assurance and mission-essential functions of the military installation. Applicants also must show evidence that the proposed planning process and implementation measures will further protect community resources necessary to ensure military installation resilience.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is required. 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 in his or her 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.
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program.
Applications are reviewed by Office of Economic Adjustment staff. The Office of Economic Adjustment may consult with other Federal agencies as necessary in consideration of an application. Any issues or concerns noted in the application may be negotiated with the applicant prior to the application being accepted as final by the Office of Economic Adjustment. Awards by the Director, Office of Economic Adjustment, will be made on the basis of an approved final application.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 1 to 15 days. To the extent practicable, the Office of Economic Adjustment will inform an applicant of approval within seven business days of the receipt of a final, completed application for planning assistance, and thirty business days of the receipt of a final, completed application for other types of assistance to carry out community adjustments or economic diversification programs. The Office of Economic Adjustment will promptly inform an applicant of the rejection of any application once its due diligence has been completed.
How are proposals selected?
How may assistance be used?
Planning, Community Development
Respond to threats to military installation resilience caused by lack of necessary resources outside the military installation which can adversely affect the military installation and its operations supporting the National Defense Strategy through a military installation resilience review. The State and/or local government partners with the military installation to plan and carry out strategies promoting protection of critical resources adjacent to installations, ranges, and military flight corridors which are vital to military installation resilience. The review includes a strategic plan with specific implementation actions to ensure military installation resilience are compatible with, and supportive of, vital training, testing, and other military missions.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Performance reports are required. The frequency of these reports will be identified in the "Terms and Conditions" of the award. Performance monitoring may be required. The frequency of monitoring will be identified in the "Terms and Conditions" of the award.
In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503 Standard Federal audit requirements apply, as appropriate to the type of recipient. 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 Grantee's 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 subrecipient under the award.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.
Matching is . 10%. Statuary formula is not applicable to this assistance listing. Matching Requirements: Percent: Other, a minimum of ten percent (10%) of the project's total proposed funding is to be comprised of non-Federal sources. MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Length of assistance may extend across more than one period and will be determined on the basis of project need and requirements. Project periods may occur over a 12 to 24 month period. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: 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 Phone: (916) 557-7365
Karen E. Bass-McFadden
2231 Crystal Drive, Suite 520
Arlington, VA 22202 USA
(Project Grants) FY 18 Estimate Not Available FY 19 Estimate Not Available FY 20 est $500,000.00; - $50,000 - $500,000
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
$50,000 - $500,000
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
The Recipient, and any subrecipient or consultant/contractor, operating under the terms of a grant or cooperative agreement shall comply with all Federal, State, and local laws including the following, where applicable: Part 1103 of title 2, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Interim Grants and Cooperative Agreements Implementation of Guidance in 2 CFR Part 200, "Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards ;" Part 25 of title 32, CFR, OMB Circular A-133;" Audits of States, Local Governments and Non-Profit Organizations;" Part 28 of title 32, CFR, "New Restrictions on Lobbying;" Part 1125 of title 2, CFR, "Department of Defense Nonprocurement Debarment and Suspension," Subpart B, "Requirements for Recipients Other Than Individuals," of Part 26 of title 32, CFR, "Governmentwide Requirements for Drug-Free Workplace (Financial Assistance);" and Part 25 of title 2, CFR, "Universal Identifier and Central Contractor Registration."
Examples of Funded Projects