Congressionally-Identified Projects


To assist various organizations identified by Congress to achieve objectives specified by Congress.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 02/05/2016 (Archived.)
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
National Institute of Standards and Technology (Nist), Department of Commerce
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Not applicable.
Public Law 117-103
Public Law 117-328
Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2022
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Organizations specifically identified by Congress in agency appropriations legislation.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Beneficiaries are those served by the organizations receiving awards.
Not applicable.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Application Procedure
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Submit all standard forms (SF-424 Series Forms), project proposal and budget following the format specified by the Department of Commerce.
Award Procedure
Applications are reviewed by NIST and awards are issued by the Grants and Agreements Management Division.
Not applicable.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
Renewals are contingent upon future Congressional funding.
How are proposals selected?
Not applicable.
How may assistance be used?
Assistance is provided to implement specific projects identified by Congress.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Performance Reports: Semi-annual technical progress reports are required, unless otherwise specified in the award document. From time to time, and in accordance with the Uniform Administrative Requirements and other terms and conditions governing the award, the recipient may need to submit property and patent reports.
Commercial organizations shall be subject to the audit requirements as stipulated in the award document.
All financial and programmatic records, supporting documents, statistical reports, and other records of recipients or sub-recipients must be maintained in accordance with the terms of the award. Generally, the recipient must retain records for three years from the date on which the final expenditure report is submitted to NIST.
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
Not applicable. Automated Standard Application for Payment System (ASAP).
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None/Not specified.
Headquarters Office
Kevin Kimball
100 Bureau Drive
Gaithersburg, MD 20899 USA
Phone: 301-975-3070
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Project Grants (Cooperative Agreements)) FY 22 FY 23 FY 24 FY 21 FY 12$0.00; FY 13 est $0.00; FY 14 est $0.00; - (Cooperative Agreements) FY 22$37,598,000.00; FY 23 est $124,307,370.00; FY 24 est $124,307,370.00; FY 21 -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
From $200,000 to $60,000,000.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
2 CFR Part 200.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.


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