Martin Luther King Junior National Historic Site and Preservation District
The Martin Luther King, Junior, National Historic Site and Preservation District was established October 10, 1980 in order to protect and interpret for the benefit, inspiration and education of present and future generations the places where Martin Luther King, Junior, was born, where he lived, worked, and worshipped, and where he is buried.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Agency: Department of the Interior
Office: National Park Service
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Advisory Services and Counseling; Cooperative Agreements
Fiscal Year 2014: Funding was provided to initiate
programs at the site and within the district. Fiscal Year 2015: No information available. Fiscal Year 2016: No information available.
Martin Luther King, Junior, National Historic Site and Preservation District, Public Law 96-428, Oct 10, 1980; 16 U.S.C. 1g – Cooperative Agreements, Title 16 – Conservation, Chapter 1 – National Parks, Military Parks, Monuments, and Seashores, Subchapter 1 – National Park Service, Section 1g – Cooperative Agreements.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Eligible applicants for cooperative agreements and other appropriate technical assistance are owners of properties of historical or cultural significance and properties within the Martin Luther King, Junior, Preservation District.
State, local and tribal governments, public nonprofit
institutions/organizations, private nonprofit
institutions/organizations, general public, institutions of higher education will ultimately benefit from knowledge gained under this program.
Proposals must furnish evidence of the applicant's qualifications for performance of the proposed project.
2 CFR Part 200, in its entirety, applies to this program.
Federal Acquisition Regulation Subpart 31.2 for for-profit entities. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is not applicable. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. 2 CFR Parts 215, 220, 225, and 230 apply to this program. Consultation, coordination or assistance with the National Park Service will occur. Submittal of SF 424, SF
424A, SF 424B, or SF 424C, SF 424D when construction is involved in a project, is required.
Projects are identified and awarded based on priorities of the
agency and available funding and will be specified in the applicable Funding Opportunity Announcement.
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Generally 30-120 days.
How are proposals selected?
Criteria will be developed based on the objectives of individual
projects and will be provided in specific project Funding Opportunity Announcements. Relevance to legislative goals/outcomes will be an essential element of the criteria cited.
How may assistance be used?
The Secretary may enter into cooperative agreements with the owners of properties of historical or cultural significance as determined by the Secretary, pursuant to which the Secretary may mark, interpret, improve, restore, and provide technical assistance with respect to the preservation and interpretation of such properties. Such agreements shall contain, but need not be limited to, provisions that the Secretary shall have the right of access at reasonable times to public portions of the property for interpretive and other purposes, and that no changes or alterations shall be made in the property except by mutual agreement. The authorities in this subsection shall also be available to the Secretary with respect to properties within the Martin Luther King, Junior, Preservation District.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Program reports are not applicable. Cash reports are not applicable. Progress reports are not applicable. Specific projects or activities for which funds are advanced shall be tracked and reported by quarterly or annual submittal of Standard Form 425, the Financial Report. Specific projects or activities for which funds are advanced shall be tracked and reported by quarterly or annual submittal of Standard Form 425, the Financial Report. Unless otherwise specified in the award, all organizations will be required to submit yearly narrative summary accomplishment reports to the National Park Service at the end of each project year. All projects and activities are monitored for progress and compliance within the agreed upon scope of work.
In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503.
Per 2 CFR Part 200.333 – 200.337.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has no statutory formula.
Matching Requirements: Recipients may share some project or program costs. The cost-sharing arrangements are developed between NPS and the recipients in advance of the program unless otherwise stated by Congress.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Specific project information will be specified in each Funding
Opportunity Announcement. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Specific project information will be specified in each Funding Opportunity Announcement.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
See Regional Agency Offices. Judy Forte, Superintendent
Tanya Perkins-Brown, Administrative Officer
450 Auburn Avenue, NE
Atlanta, GA 30312-1525.
Heidi Sage National Park Service, 12795 W. Alameda Parkway , Lakewood, Colorado 80228 Phone: 303-987-6739
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 14 $728,250; FY 15 est $971,000; and FY 16 est $971,000
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Range: $500,000 to $900,000.00
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
2 CFR, Part 200, 43 CFR, OMB Circulars, standard forms, and program information
Examples of Funded Projects
Fiscal Year 2014: No information available.The program was initiated in 2014. Fiscal Year 2015: No information available. Fiscal Year 2016: No information available.