Standards Information Center


To serve as a standards and conformity assessment information center and referral service. To respond to inquiries, develop and publish lists, and guidance on standards and related information, and to provide regulatory and certification information to U.S. exporters and manufacturers.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
National Institute of Standards and Technology (Nist), Department of Commerce
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
A - Formula Grants; L - Dissemination of Technical Information
Program Accomplishments
Not applicable.
19 U.S.C. 2544
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
State and local government, private, public, profit organizations, nonprofit institutions and individuals.
Beneficiary Eligibility
State and local government, private, public, profit organizations, nonprofit institutions and individuals will benefit.
Not applicable.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Application Procedure
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Inquiries may be made by letter to the Standards Information Center, 100 Bureau Drive, Stop 2100, Gaithersburg, MD 20899-2100, or by email to
Award Procedure
Not applicable.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
How are proposals selected?
Not applicable.
How may assistance be used?
Responds to the needs of government, industry, U.S. exporters, manufacturers, and the general public for information on domestic and foreign standards, regulations, certification procedures, and standards related activities. Information on standards, collections, copyrights and lending restrictions are provided on site. The Standards Information Center does not analyze, evaluate, or interpret standards.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
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
Depends on the nature of the request. Response time for 90 percent of the inquiries ranges from immediate to several weeks. Trade related inquiries that depend on information from abroad may take longer for response. Not Applicable.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None/Not specified.
Headquarters Office
Kerry Miles
100 Bureau Drive
Gaithersburg, MD 20899 US
Phone: 301/975-5571
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Formula Grants) FY 22$101,005.00; FY 23 est $116,943.00; FY 24 est $117,588.00; FY 21$96,993.00; FY 20$90,350.00; FY 19$174,429.00; FY 18$180,174.00; FY 17$250,000.00; FY 16$250,000.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Not applicable/available.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Not applicable.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.


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