Fishing Events for Disadvantaged Children
To provide opportunities for disabled and disadvantaged children to use and enjoy public waters and related lands; to assist Reclamation in meeting its goal to provide accessible programs, facilities and activities to create a positive outdoor experience for all citizens; to increase awareness of all the participants (parents/caregivers, sportsmen, partners, volunteers) to the capabilities of disabled and disadvantaged children; and to provide educational opportunities for disabled and disadvantaged children to learn more about fish and water as natural resources.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Bureau of Reclamation, Department of The Interior
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Fiscal Year 2017
Information not available. The program provided opportunities to disabled and disadvantaged children who participated in fishing events during 2017.Fiscal Year 2018
Information not available.Fiscal Year 2019
Information not available.Fiscal Year 2020
Information not available.
Take Pride in America (TPIA) Public Law 101-628 (16 U.S.C. 4601 et seq.) and the TPIA Delegation Agreement between the Department of the Interior and the Bureau of Reclamation dated September 22, 2008
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Eligible applicants are State governments, County governments, City or townships governments, Special districts governments, Independent school districts, Public and State controlled institutions of higher education, Native American tribal governments(federally recognized), Public Housing Authorities/Indian Housing Authorities, Native American tribal organization(other than Federally recognized tribal governments) Non-Profits having a 501(c)(3) status with the Internal Revenue Survive (IRS), other than institutions of higher education, Private institutions of higher education, Individuals, Small businesses.
Disabled and disadvantaged children
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
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. Environmental compliance for this program may be required depending on the scope of the specific project funded. This may result in the need for an environmental impact assessment or environmental impact statement prior to the commencement of project activities.
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Funding announcements for this program, along with registration procedures, application packages and instructions, points of contact, and procedures for submitting applications will be available on www.grants.gov.
For cooperative agreements awarded and funded through Public Law 101-628 (16 U.S.C. 4601 et seq.) and the TPIA Delegation Agreement between the Department of the Interior and the Bureau of Reclamation dated September 22, 2008, and subsequent amendments, all Federal rules, regulations, and agency specific guidelines for awarding procedures will be followed.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Varies depending on the type and complexity of the project. Further information will be available for each specific project at the time the funding opportunity announcement is posted on www.grants.gov and may be obtained by contacting the Bureau of Reclamation personnel listed as the point of contact in the funding announcement.
None. Final award decisions are not subject to appeal; however, the Bureau of Reclamation will provide all applicants with information on why their proposals were not selected for award.
How are proposals selected?
Specific evaluation criteria will be included in the funding announcements posted on www.grants.gov.
How may assistance be used?
TPIA has delegated authority to Reclamation to carry out a Program to instill in the public the importance of the appropriate use of and appreciation for Reclamation facilities. Eligible activities under the Delegation are limited to activities authorized under the TPIA. Such activities may include events designed to increase public awareness of recreational opportunities at Reclamation reservoirs, for physically challenged and disadvantaged children as well as other members of the public, and may also include financial assistance agreements to eligible entities for the purpose of carrying out the Program.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
All recipients of Federal awards shall maintain project records in accordance with 2 CFR 200.333 Retention requirements for records. Financial records, supporting documents, statistical records, and all other non-Federal entity records pertinent to a Federal award must be retained for a period of three years from the date of submission of the final expenditure report or, for Federal awards that are renewed quarterly or annually, from the date of the submission of the quarterly or annual financial report, respectively, as reported to the Federal awarding agency or pass-through entity in the case of a subrecipient. Federal awarding agencies and pass-through entities must not impose any other record retention requirements upon non-Federal entities, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.333.
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
1-5 years Payment terms vary by agreement awarded under this program.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Bureau of Reclamation Irene Hoiby, Grants Officer Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org Telephone number: 303-445-2025 Financial Assistance Services 84-27850 P.O. Box 25007, Denver Federal Center Denver, CO 80225
Bureau of Reclamation
Financial Assistance Services 87-27850P.O. Box 25007, Denver Federal Center
Denver, CO 80255 US
(Cooperative Agreements (Discretionary Grants)) FY 18$54,281.00; FY 19 est $0.00; FY 20 est $125,000.00; FY 17$132,000.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Range: $50,000 - 118,000 Average: $136,000
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
2 CFR 200 UNIFORM ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS, COST PRINCIPLES, AND AUDIT REQUIREMENTS FOR FEDERAL AWARDS and the applicable OMB Circulars. These documents may also be obtained by contacting the Bureau of Reclamation Office listed below.
Examples of Funded Projects
Fiscal Year 2019
Information not available.Fiscal Year 2018
Information not available.Fiscal Year 2017
Information not available. Fishing events for special needs children at 17 different Reclamation owned managed reservoirs servicing over 400 children.