International Fisheries Commissions

 

The commissions and organizations funded by this appropriation enable the United State to promote critical U.S. economic and conservation interests. Each facilitates international cooperation by conducting or coordinating scientific studies of fish stocks and other living marine resources and establishing common management measures to be implemented by member governments based on their results. Many also oversee the allocation of member nations' fishing rights.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Active
Program Number
19.087
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of State
Office: Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Formula Grants (Apportionments)
Program Accomplishments
Not Applicable.
Authorization
Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Title I: Authorization of Appropriations , Executive Order Foreign Operations and Related Program, Section Section 102.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
The use of fund is to support a wide range of international partnerships responding to diverse climate environmental initiatives.
Beneficiary Eligibility
International Organizations.
Credentials/Documentation
Prior to payment - annual budget, financial & income statements, invoice, assessment, breakout of the parties, and current independent audit statement. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-87.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is not applicable. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Application Procedure
This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-102. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-110. N/A
Award Procedure
Assistance is provided for fish and related commissions established by international treaty and are primarily assessed.
Deadlines
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Not Applicable.
Appeals
Not Applicable.
Renewals
Not Applicable.
How are proposals selected?
Not Applicable.
How may assistance be used?
Assistance is provided for fish and related commissions established by treaty and are primarily assessed. Assistance can only be used for such expenses as expressed in the organization's rules of procedure or as agreed to by the parties.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Reporting
Annual reports are issued by each commission or organization detailing ongoing programs, accomplishments, and progress towards resource management or scientific goals. Specific project or program reports are also required for sub-elements funds through voluntary contribution on at least an annual basis, with final reports required at the conclusion for time-limited or discrete activities. Annual budget, financial & income statement, invoice, assessment breakout of the parties, and current independent audit statement require. No progress reports are required. Annual budget, financial & income statement, invoice, assessment breakout of the parties, and current independent audit statement. All programs will be monitored by Department of State Program Officers.
Auditing
This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-133. Current independent audit statement.
Records
Organization to keep records to receive satisfactory independent audit. Records to be kept for 3 years.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has no statutory formula.
Matching requirements are not applicable to this program.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Funding generally for one year. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Lump sum or partial payments.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None.
Headquarters Office
KC T. Dao, Bureau of Oceans Environment and Scientific Affairs, Room 2880 HST, Department of State, 2201 C Street, NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20520 Email: daokt@state.gov Phone: (202) 647-2198.
Website Address
http://www,state.gov/g/oes/
Financial Information
Account Identification
19-0000-0-0-001.
Obligations
(Formula Grants (Apportionments)) FY 10 $53,658,536; FY 11 est $43,440,000; and FY 12 est $32,200,000 - N/A.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Varies.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Not Applicable.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not Applicable.

 



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