Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief - Coastal Resiliency Grants.


The purpose of this program is to issue grants for disaster assistance for Hurricane Sandy. Funds shall be used by recipients to assist Interior and its bureaus/offices to restore and rebuild national parks, national wildlife refuges, and increase the resiliency and capacity of coastal habitat and infrastructure to withstand storms and reduce the amount of damage caused by such storms.

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
B - Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Not applicable.
Disaster Relief Appropriations Act of 2013; Public Law 113-2; Jan. 29, 2013
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
. anyone / general public
Beneficiary Eligibility
. anyone / general public
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. Applicants shall submit an application package in accordance with the requirements set forth in 43 CFR, Subtitle A, Part 12.
Award Procedure
Criteria and additional information will be made available at time of announcement and posted online (
Not applicable.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 90 to 120 days. 30-120 days
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
How are proposals selected?
Proposals will be reviewed by a panel of technical experts within the Federal Government, including the Department of the Interior and other Federal agencies. Projects will be judged on combination of factors, including the relevance to the program's objectives, the cost of the project, qualifications of the institution, and other factors. Additional guidance will be provided at time of announcement.
How may assistance be used?
Recipients of these grants will have submitted a proposal and competed for grants to be issued in order to increase the resiliency and capacity of coastal habitat and infrastructure to withstand storms and reduce the amount of damage caused by such storms. Grants will be executed consistent with the projects selected through the competition.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Performance Reports: Recipients are responsible for monitoring performance for each award and sub-award under this program in accordance with 43 CFR Part 12.
Not applicable.
Records determined by the type of project recipient, in accordance with 2 CFR 200.
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.

This program has MOE requirements, see funding agency for further details. Additional Information: (selected programs or projects)
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Dependent of specifics of project Dependent of specifics of project
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None/Not specified.
Headquarters Office
Megan Olsen
Director, Office of Acquisition and Property Management
Department of the Interior
1849 C. Street NW, Room 4257
Washington, DC 20240 US
Phone: (202)-513-0692
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Project Grants (Discretionary)) FY 18 Estimate Not Available FY 19 Estimate Not Available FY 20 Estimate Not Available FY 17 Estimate Not Available FY 16$0.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
New program, have not allocated yet
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
43 CFR, Subtitle A, Part 12
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.


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