Fisher House Foundation


To implement Congressionally-directed assistance to the Fisher House Foundation, Inc. The Fisher House Foundation, Inc. builds homes at military and veterans medical centers to provide lodging to family members supporting a wounded, seriously ill, or critically injured military patient.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Department of The Army, Department of Defense
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Not applicable.
Public Law 115-245, section 8067
Defense Appropriations Act 2019
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
The only eligible applicant is the Fisher House Foundation, Inc., as directed by Congress.
Beneficiary Eligibility
The eligible applicant is the beneficiary.
Recipient eligibility is contingent upon submission of certifications and representations required by Federal statutes and executive orders. The Applicant must have a current registration in the System for Award Management ( and furnish evidence of financial stability and managerial capability. Additional administrative, safety, environmental, or other regulatory documentation may be required prior to the award of any grant.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is required. An environmental impact statement is required for this listing. An environmental impact assessment is required for this listing. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372. The responsible Grants Officer may engage in pre-application coordination with the applicant in addition to or in lieu of issuing a notice of funding opportunity, at the Grants Officer’s discretion.
Application Procedure
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. The Grants Officer will invite the eligible Applicant to apply for assistance under this program through the website (available at and will specify the necessary forms and instructions for application submission.
Award Procedure
DoD will evaluate whether the invited application fulfills the intended purpose of the Congressionally-directed assistance. The Grants Officer will review the budget documentation to determine whether the proposed costs are allowable, allocable, and reasonable. The Grants Officer will conduct other pre-award procedures as described in the Department of Defense Grant and Agreement Regulations (DoDGAR), Section 22.420. Any award depends upon the availability of funding. Only the Grants Officer has the authority to issue awards and obligate funds on behalf of the Federal government.
Not applicable.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Approval time depends on the lawful availability of funding for obligation and the timeliness of receiving a complete application from the applicant.
Not applicable.
An award may be extended one time up to 12 months with no additional funds. Additional extensions may be considered. Availability of follow on awards is subject to Congressional direction.
How are proposals selected?
Not applicable.
How may assistance be used?
Upon the determination of the Secretary of Defense that it shall serve the national interest, funds under this program will be available only for a grant to the Fisher House Foundation, Inc., for the construction and furnishing of additional Fisher Houses to meet the needs of military family members when confronted with the illness or hospitalization of an eligible military beneficiary.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Performance Reports: Any award will include the applicable performance monitoring requirements.
Not applicable.
Generally, a recipient is required to retain records relating to a particular award for three years from the date of submission of the final financial report. In cases where litigation, claim or an audit is initiated prior to expiration of the three-year period, records must be retained until the action and resolution of any issues associated with it are complete or until the end of the three-year retention period, whichever is latest. Records for real property and equipment acquired with Federal funds must be retained for three years after final disposition.
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
The Applicant is expected to propose a base period of performance costing up to the amount authorized by Congress and expected to be available for obligation at the time of award. The recipient may also propose option periods that may be exercised upon receiving future Congressional authorization. The maximum initial period of performance for any award is five years. Payments will be made by advance and reimbursement methods.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None/Not specified.
Headquarters Office
Mr. Brian Martin
U.S. Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity, Attn: MCMR-AAP
Fort Detrick, MD 21702-5014 US
Phone: (301) 619-2183
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Project Grants) FY 18$10,000,000.00; FY 19 est $10,000,000.00; FY 20 Estimate Not Available FY 17$5,000,000.00; FY 16$0.00; - There are no current appropriations for this program
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Dependent on Congressional direction.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Applicable requirements in the DoD Grant and Agreement Regulations (DoDGARs) found in Chapter I, Subchapter C of Title 32, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) and Chapter XI of Title 2, CFR apply to any grant resulting from this CFDA listing.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.


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