DOI National Fire Plan

 

The purpose of this program is to issue Cooperative Agreements to assist the Office of the Secretary, Office of Wildland Fire (OWF) in facilitating communication, cooperation and coordination between Federal, State, and local partners in support of the National Fire Plan. Funds shall be used by the recipient to assist the Office of Wildland Fire in preparation of training curriculum related to a variety of issues, such as safety and leadership.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Active
Program Number
15.158
Federal Agency/Office
Office of The Secretary, Department of The Interior
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Fiscal Year 2016 Not applicable
Fiscal Year 2018 Historical data avaino lable, 1 award intended
Fiscal Year 2017 Unsure of how many applications we might receive; 2 awards possible
Authorization
Public Law 114-223, 130 Stat. 909, (7) The Department of the Interior, Environment and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2016 (Division G of Public Law 114-113). Public Law Number 114-254; Further Continuing and Security Assistance Appropriations Act, 2017.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Public or private nonprofit institution/organizations.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Anyone within the Fire Use/Protection community.
Credentials/Documentation
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. Applicants shall submit an application package in accordance with the requirements set forth in 43 CFR, Subtitle A, Part 12.
Award Procedure
Criteria and additional information will be made available at time of announcement and posted online (Grants.gov)
Deadlines
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
The deadline will be published in the grants.gov announcement. Award time varies, most awards anticipated with 30-60 days or less after announcement closes.
Appeals
Not applicable.
Renewals
Not applicable.
How are proposals selected?
Proposals will be reviewed by a panel of technical experts within the Federal Government, including the Department of the Interior and other Federal agencies. Projects will be judged on combination of factors, including the relevance to the program's objectives, the cost of the project, qualifications of the institution, and other factors. Additional guidance will be provided at time of announcement.
How may assistance be used?
Grant recipient will have submitted a proposal and competed for Cooperative Agreement to be issued that meets the needs of the wildland fire community such as safety materials, Leadership curricula, fuels management, planning and prevention education. Grants will be executed consistent with the project selected through the competition. Funding levels will vary across fiscal years.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Reporting
Not applicable.
Auditing
Not applicable.
Records
Records determined by the type of project recipient, in accordance with 43 CFR
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
Lump Sum Method of awarding/releasing assistance: Lump.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None/Not specified.
Headquarters Office
Amy Kishpaugh
Office of the Secretary
Office of Wildland Fire
300 E. Mallard Drive, Suite 170

Boise, ID 83706 US
amy_kishpaugh@ios.doi.gov
Phone: 208-334-6195
Financial Information
Account Identification
14-1125-0-1-302
Obligations
(Cooperative Agreements (Discretionary Grants)) FY 18$10,000.00; FY 19 Estimate Not Available FY 20 Estimate Not Available FY 17$10,000.00; FY 16$25,000.00; - This was a new program in 2016 which was never awarded. We are planning to go forward with both the 2016 intended and then we will work on 2017 estimated.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Not applicable/available.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
43 CFR, Subtitle A, Part 12.2 Information about the National Fire Plan can be found at http://www.forestsandrangelands.gov/resources/overview
Examples of Funded Projects
Fiscal Year 2017 Program has not yet posted nor selected projects for funding
Fiscal Year 2018 Program has not yet posted nor selected projects for funding

 


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