Endangered Species on Indian Lands

 

To comply with the Endangered Species Act, the Northern Spotted Owl Recovery plan, and to implement the Endangered Species Recovery on Indian lands.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Active
Program Number
15.051
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of the Interior
Office: Bureau of Indian Affairs
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
ADVISORY SERVICES AND COUNSELING; DIRECT PAYMENTS FOR A SPECIFIED USE; DISSEMINATION OF TECHNICAL INFORMATION
Program Accomplishments
Fiscal Year 2010: No Current Data Available. Fiscal Year 2011: No Current Data Available. Fiscal Year 2012: No Current Data Available.
Authorization
Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act, Public Law 93-638, as amended, 25 U.S.C. 450; Snyder Act of 1921, Public Law 67-85, 42 Stat. 208, 25 U.S.C. 13; Endangered Species Act, Public Law 93-205.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments and Native American Organizations authorized by Indian tribal governments whose reservations are in areas inhabited by these specific endangered species.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments and Native American Organizations authorized by Indian tribal governments.
Credentials/Documentation
Initial application for financial assistance must be accompanied by a resolution of the governing body of the Indian tribe. OMB Circular No. A-87 applies to this program.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Informal application conference is recommended. Technical assistance in preparing the application is available upon request. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Application Procedure
OMB Circular No. A-102 applies to this program. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-110. Initial applications must contain the information specified in 25 CFR, Part 900, Subpart C, "Contract Proposal Contents." Completed applications should be submitted to the local BIA agency office listed in Appendix IV of the Catalog.
Award Procedure
In most cases, the award can be approved at the agency level. In some instances, the application will be forwarded to the Regional Director for approval.
Deadlines
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Applications will be processed within 90 days.
Appeals
An unsuccessful applicant may request an informal conference with the deciding official.
Renewals
Financial assistance is in the form of nonrecurring awards appropriated for projects on a year-by-year basis. They are not intended to provide perennial support for tribal programs.
How are proposals selected?
Criteria such as the geographic extent of potential critical habitat and the amount of harvested acres (forest, range, agricultural, etc.) are considered, as well as the methodologies proposed and the capability of the applicant to successfully conduct the project.
How may assistance be used?
The program monies are species specific. Appropriated funds allow those tribes in areas of endangered species to conduct activities that are necessary to comply with the Endangered Species Act. For more information contact the headquarters office.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Reporting
The timing and nature of program accomplishment data will be negotiated with the contractor/grantee. Cash reports are not applicable. Progress reports are not applicable. The Federal Financial Report, SF 425 is required. Performance monitoring is not applicable.
Auditing
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.
Records
Financial records must be retained for three years from the date of submission of the single audit report. Procurement records must be retained for three years from the date of final payment. Property records must be retained for three years from the date of disposition, replacement, or transfer. Records pertaining to any litigation, audit exceptions, or claims must be retained until the dispute has been resolved.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has no statutory formula.
Matching requirements are not applicable to this program.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Awards are made on an annual basis and the funds remain available until expended by the contractor/grantee. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Payments may be made in advance or by way of reimbursement. The timing of payments will be negotiated with the grantee.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
See Regional Agency Offices. Applications may be filed with the local Bureau of Indian Affairs agency office as listed in Appendix IV of the Catalog.
Headquarters Office
Ira New Breast, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Office of Trust Services, Division of Natural Resources, Branch of Fish and Wildlife Recreation, MS 4656 MIB 1849 C Street, NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20240 Phone: (202) 208-4088.
Website Address
http://www.doi.gov/bia/otrhome.htm; http://www.doi.gov/bureau-indian-affairs.html.
Financial Information
Account Identification
14-2100-0-1-302.
Obligations
(Direct Payments for Specified Use) FY 10 $892,177; FY 11 est $892,177; and FY 12 est $890,177
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Range is $20,000 to $140,000; Average $50,000.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
25 CFR 900; 50 CFR Part 17 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants.
Examples of Funded Projects
Fiscal Year 2010: No Current Data Available. Fiscal Year 2011: No Current Data Available. Fiscal Year 2012: No Current Data Available.

 


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