Geothermal Resources


ONRR shares 50 percent of mineral leasing revenue with the State, and 25 percent with the county.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Office of The Secretary, Department of The Interior
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
C - Direct Payments For Specified Use
Program Accomplishments
Not applicable.
Minerals, Lands, and Mining, 30 U.S.C. 191a, 1019
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Revenue from government owned land leasing will trigger automatic payment distribution computed in accordance with the law.
Beneficiary Eligibility
ONRR distributes these funds to state and county governments for leased lands within the state or county and the state or county government has sole discretion in their use in accordance with the enabling legislation.
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. No application is necessary.
Award Procedure
Automatic distribution is made as authorized by law.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
More than 180 days.
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
How are proposals selected?
Not applicable.
How may assistance be used?
To be used as the legislature directs giving priority to those subdivisions of the State that are socially or economically impacted by the development of minerals leased, for (1) planning, (2) construction and maintenance of public facilities, (3) provision of public service.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
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
Not applicable. Information not available.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
U.S. Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue, Financial Management Division, Denver Federal Center, 85, MS 63210B, P.O. Box 25165, Denver, CO 80225-0165.
Headquarters Office
Office of Natural Resources Revenue, 1849 C Street, NW, Mail Stop 4211
Washington, DC 20240 US
Phone: (202) 513-0600
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Direct Payments for Specified Use) FY 18$11,810,000.00; FY 19 est $9,117,000.00; FY 20 Estimate Not Available FY 17$10,445,000.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Not applicable.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Not applicable.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.


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