Gap Analysis

 

Studies where native animal species and natural plant communities occur and identifies "gaps" in their representation to support conservation of biodiversity.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Active
Program Number
15.811
Federal Agency/Office
U.S. Geological Survey, Department of The Interior
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Fiscal Year 2017 No Current Data Available. 2 awards issued.
Fiscal Year 2018 No Current Data Available.
Fiscal Year 2019 No Current Data Available.
Fiscal Year 2020 No Current Data Available.
Authorization
Endangered Species Act of 1973,16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq., Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956, 16 U.S.C. 742 et seq., Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act, 16 U.S.C. 661 et seq., Omnibus appropriations Act, Public Law 108-7.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Profit organizations, public nonprofit institutions/organizations, private nonprofit institutions/organizations, and State and local governments may make application for support by a named principal investigator.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Profit organizations, public nonprofit institutions/organizations, private nonprofit institutions/organizations, State and local governments, as well as the general public will ultimately benefit from this program.
Credentials/Documentation
Proposals must furnish evidence of the applicant's qualifications for performance of the proposed research.
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. This program is subject to the provisions of 2 CFR Part 200 and Department of the Interior regulations 2 CFR Part 1402 and 43 CFR Part 12. Application form Standard Form (SF) 424 must be used. The application requirements as contained in the announcement package and the above regulations must be used for this program. Applications may be made only through the internet site http://www.grants.gov.
Award Procedure
Notification of an award is by receipt of a grant or cooperative agreement from a U.S. Geological Survey contracting officer through FedConnect (https://www.fedconnect.net/FedConnect/).
Deadlines
Not applicable.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Information not available.
Appeals
None.
Renewals
None.
How are proposals selected?
Scientists within the Geological Survey will review and evaluate all applications submitted. Criteria for judging applications will include scientific excellence and relevance to the solution of important problems within the mission of the Geological Survey. Generally, applications will be funded only to the extent permitted by available funds.
How may assistance be used?
GAP is used by Federal agencies, State agencies and other governmental bodies to develop land use or acquisition plans that incorporate information about the presence and distribution of biodiversity. There are no use restrictions.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Reporting
Performance Reports: Recipients are responsible for monitoring performance for each award and sub-award under this program in accordance with 2 CFR 200.
Auditing
Recipients are subject to the audit requirements of 2 CFR Part 200 Subpart F.
Records
All records must be maintained for 3 years after submission of the final financial report.
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
Program obligates funds and sends a notice of award to successful applicants. Recipients request funds in accordance with 2 CFR 200, Subpart E-Cost Principles, unless otherwise dictated by program-specific legislation or special award terms. Program will include any special payment terms and conditions in the notice of award. Recipients request payment as needed through the award period.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Upon release, program announcements will be available on the Internet at http://www.gapanalysis.gov.
Headquarters Office
Program Coordinator,
National GAP Program, 970 Lusk Avenue, Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center - Snake River Field Station
Boise, ID 83706 US
gergely@usgs.gov
Phone: (208) 426-5219.
Website Address
http://gapanalysis.usgs.gov
Financial Information
Account Identification
14-0804-0-1-306
Obligations
(Cooperative Agreements (Discretionary Grants)) FY 18$350,000.00; FY 19 est $350,000.00; FY 20 est $350,000.00; - FY19 and FY20 amounts are estimates based on prior year funding levels only.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Range: $50,000 to $250,000; average $125,000
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Not applicable.
Examples of Funded Projects
Fiscal Year 2017 No Current Data Available. No Current Data Available.
Fiscal Year 2018 No Current Data Available.
Fiscal Year 2019 No Current Data Available.
Fiscal Year 2020 No Current Data Available.

 



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