Military Construction, National Guard


Provide for the acquisition of facilities necessary for the training and administration of Army National Guard (ARNG) units in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and Guam, by purchase, transfer, construction, expansion, rehabilitation or conversion.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
National Guard Bureau, Department of Defense
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Not applicable.
Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies, U.S.C. 10.1803
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
The 50 States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, and the territories. The State National Guard unit must be federally recognized. States must provide real estate for armory projects.
Beneficiary Eligibility
The 50 States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, and the territories. The State National Guard unit must be federally recognized. States must provide real estate for armory projects.
Not applicable.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is required. An environmental impact statement is required for this listing. An environmental impact assessment is required for this listing. Environmental assessments and environmental impact statements are required as appropriate to the project.
Application Procedure
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. The State Adjutant General submits proposed projects in accordance with DOD and NGB construction criteria guidelines to the National Guard Bureau.
Award Procedure
Congress authorizes funds in the National Defense Authorization Act and appropriates funds in the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act. The National Guard Bureau reviews and approves all necessary plans, specifications, bidding documents, contracts and other documentation, before the award can be made.
September 30, 9999 to September 30, 9999 annual due date is Sept. 30 of each year. See funding announcements for any changes September 30 annually
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 120 to 180 days. 6 to 9 months.
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
How are proposals selected?
Not applicable.
How may assistance be used?
Military Construction, National Guard are projects that create a complete and usable facility and encompasses one or more of the following: (1) erection, installation or assembly of new facility; (2) addition, expansion, extension, alteration, conversion (facility modification caused by a change in facility utilization), or complete replacement of an existing facility; (3) relocation of a facility from one installation to another; (4) installed building equipment made a part of the facility; (5) related site preparation, excavation, filing, landscaping or other land improvements; (6) foundations, site work and utility work associated with the setup of re-locatable buildings in accordance with Army Regulation 420-18; or (7) demolition of existing facilities when associated with one on of the actions listed above.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Performance Reports: Performance monitoring and review is done by the Facilities Management Office in each State.
States are responsible for obtaining an audit in accordance with the Single Audit Act of 1984, as amended, and OMB Circular A-133.
States are required to maintain records adequate to reflect the nature and extent of their cost and expenditures and to ensure that the required costs of participation are achieved. Records must be maintained for 10 years following the date of submission of final requests for services rendered.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.

Matching is voluntary. 25%. The Federal government contributes no more than 75 percent of the total cost of construction (including the cost of architectural, engineering and design services) for readiness centers, but may contributes 100 percent for construction of other facilities. The State must provide all necessary real estate and any remaining funds.

MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Awarded funds must be used during the performance period approved for each assistance award. States either request an advance or reimbursement of funds based on project phases and execution.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
State Adjutant General Office in each State.
Headquarters Office
Elver Crow,
111 South George Mason Drive
Arlington, VA 22204 US
Phone: (703) 601-7941
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 18$430,498,752.00; FY 19 est $208,134,190.00; FY 20 est $435,000,000.00; FY 17 FY 14$150,012,360.00; FY 15 est $60,000,000.00; FY 16 est $60,000,000.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
$300,000 and higher
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
National Guard Regulation 5-1, Grants and Cooperative Agreements and National Guard Regulation 415-5, Army National Guard Military Construction Program Execution.
Examples of Funded Projects
Fiscal Year 2018 Replace fire station, Ohio Air National Guard facility, Mansfield, Ohio Replace Maintenance Hangar/Shops, Air National Guard, Tennessee Construction of a Small Arms Range, Klamath, Oregon, Air National Guard


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