Exploration

 

Basic Research, Educational Outreach, or Training Opportunities in the area of Exploration.
Exploration funds (Treasury Account Symbol = 80 0124) will be used to fund NASA Federal Financial Assistance awards with institutions of higher education and/or other non-profit entities.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Active
Program Number
43.003
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Cooperative Agreements; Cooperative Agreements (Discretionary Grants); Direct Payments for Specified Use; Direct Payments for Specified Use (Cooperative Agreements); Dissemination of Technical Information; Project Grants; Project Grants (Cooperative Agreements or Contracts); Project Grants (Cooperative Agreements); Project Grants (Discretionary); Project Grants (Fellowships); Project Grants (for specified projects); Project Grants (including individual awards); Project Grants (including travel grants); Provision of Specialized Services; Training; Use of Property, Facilities, and Equipment
Program Accomplishments
Not Applicable.
Authorization
Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Basic Research, Educational Outreach, or Training Opportunities in the area of Exploration.
Exploration funds (Treasury Account Symbol = 80 0124) will be used to fund NASA Federal Financial Assistance awards with institutions of higher education and/or other non-profit entities.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Basic Research, Educational Outreach, or Training Opportunities in the area of Exploration.
Exploration funds (Treasury Account Symbol = 80 0124) will be used to fund NASA Federal Financial Assistance awards with institutions of higher education and/or other non-profit entities.
Credentials/Documentation
Financial Assistance Use of Univeral Identifier (DUNS) & System of Award Management (SAM). 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is not applicable. An environmental impact statement is required for this program. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Application Procedure
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. (1) Broad Agency Announcements (Competitive)
(2) Unsolicited Proposals (Non-Competitive)
(3) Single-Recipient (Non-Competitive)
Award Procedure
(1) Broad Agency Announcements (Competitive)
(2) Unsolicited Proposals (Non-Competitive)
(3) Single-Recipient (Non-Competitive).
Deadlines
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 90 to 120 days.
Appeals
Not Applicable.
Renewals
From 30 to 60 days.
How are proposals selected?
Criteria for selecting proposals for award may include: (1) cost of the project, (2) qualifications of principal investigator and institution, (3) relevance to Agency program objectives and uses, and/or (4) technical and/or scientific merit.
How may assistance be used?
Basic Research, Educational Outreach, or Training Opportunities in the area of Exploration.
Exploration funds (Treasury Account Symbol = 80 0124) will be used to fund NASA Federal Financial Assistance awards with institutions of higher education and/or other non-profit entities. Basic Research, Educational Outreach, or Training Opportunities in the area of Exploration.
Exploration funds (Treasury Account Symbol = 80-0124-0-1-252) will be used to fund NASA Federal Financial Assistance awards with institutions of higher education and/or other non-profit entities. 85 Percent.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Reporting
Annual Progress Reports (Summary of Annual Progress/Metrics); Quarterly Progress Reports (Summary of Quarterly Progress/Metrics), Summary of Research/Educational Outreach Reports, and FFATA (FSRS) Reports. Standard Form (SF) 425. Annual Progress Reports (Summary of Annual Progress/Metrics); Quarterly Progress Reports (Summary of Quarterly Progress/Metrics), Summary of Research/Educational Outreach Reports, and FFATA (FSRS) Reports. Standard Form (SF) 425. The requesting office is required to monitor recipient performance for an incremental period in a manner that permits evaluation and review of the effort performed. For example, measurement criteria may include: (1) Meeting specified milestones between beginning and ending dates, (2) Successful completion of significant activities or objectives identified, and/or (3) On-time delivery of reports and other required documentation.
Auditing
In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal 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.
Records
No Data Available.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has no statutory formula.
This program has no matching requirements.
This program does not have MOE requirements.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Generally, up to three years. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: lump sum.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
See Regional Agency Offices.
Headquarters Office
Barbara Orlando 300 E Street, SW, Mail Stop: LH010, Washington, District of Columbia 20546 Email: barbara.j.orlando@nasa.gov Phone: (202) 358-3911 Fax: (202) 358-3082.
Website Address
http://www.nasa.gov
Financial Information
Account Identification
80-0124-0-1-252 - Exploration.
Obligations
(Salaries) FY 14 $27,308,082; FY 15 est $28,680,257; and FY 16 est $28,000,000
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
No Data Available.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
General and Special Terms and Conditions (Award Terms)
Grants and Cooperative Agreement Manual
2 CFR 1800
Examples of Funded Projects
Not Applicable.

 



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