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
Active
Program Number
12.400
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of Defense
Office: National Guard Bureau
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Cooperative Agreements
Program Accomplishments
Fiscal Year 2013: Provided 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. Fiscal Year 2014: Provided 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. Fiscal Year 2015: No Current Data Available
Authorization
Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 10 U.S.C 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.
Credentials/Documentation
No Credentials or documentation are required. 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
Environmental assessments and environmental impact statements are required as appropriate to the project. An environmental impact statement is required for this program. An environmental impact assessment is 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. 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.
Deadlines
Sep 30, 2014 September 30 annually.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 120 to 180 days. 6 to 9 months.
Appeals
Not Applicable.
Renewals
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. Restrictions are listed in National Guard Regulation 415-5, paragraph 1-5, Statutory and Regulatory Limitations.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Reporting
No program reports are required. No cash reports are required. Progress reports are not applicable. States submit reports as directed by NGB. Final accounting and settlement must be accomplished in accordance with National Guard Regulation 5-1. Performance monitoring and review is done by the Facilities Management Office in each State.
Auditing
In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular No. A-133 (Revised, June 27, 2003), "Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations," nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $500,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Nonfederal entities that expend less than $500,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in Circular No. A-133. States are responsible for obtaining an audit in accordance with the Single Audit Act of 1984, as amended, and OMB Circular A-133.
Records
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 3 years following the date of submission of final requests for services rendered.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has no statutory formula.
Matching Requirements: Percent: 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 program.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Awarded funds must be used during the performance period approved for each assistance award. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: 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
See Regional Agency Offices. State Adjutant General Office in each State.
Headquarters Office
Elver Crow, 111 South George Mason Drive , Arlington, Virginia 22204 Email: elver.crow@us.army.mil Phone: (703) 601-7941
Website Address
http://www.ngb.dtic.mil/indexshtm/.
Financial Information
Account Identification
21-2085-0-1-051.
Obligations
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 13 $56,752,938; FY 14 est $60,679,647; and FY 15 est $60,000,000
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
$300,000 and up.
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
Not Applicable.

 



Federal Grants Resources