Pest Management and Vector Control Research

 

Research designed to develop new interventions for protection of deployed military personnel from diseases caused by arthropod-borne pathogens and to improve control of filth flies.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Active
Program Number
12.355
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of Defense
Office: Office of the Secretary of Defense
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Cooperative Agreements; Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Not Applicable.
Authorization
Federal Grant and Cooperative Agreement Act, 10 U.S.C 2358.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Applicants must be a public or private educational institution, nonprofit organizations operated for purposes in the public interest and commercial firms.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Beneficiaries are relatively independent investigators associated with an applicant organization.
Credentials/Documentation
Applicants must furnish evidence of legal authorization, financial and managerial capability as well as a certification of compliance with Federal, State, and local environmental laws, ordinances and regulations. Applicants must be registered in System for Award Management (SAM), and not appear on the DOD debarred or suspended list. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.
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 program. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Application Procedure
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Applicants should obtain a copy of the relevant BAA which describes the full research program areas of interest and includes necessary forms and instructions for proposal submissions. The BAA is available at no cost to the applicant and is also available for download at www.fedbizopps.gov (search under ACC-APG-NCD), www.3.natick.army.mil/ and www.grants.gov .
Award Procedure
The AFPMB BAA available for download at www.fedbizopps.gov (search under ACC-APG-NCD), www.3.natick.army.mil/ and www.grants.gov describes the award procedures and criteria as well as the areas of interest and necessary forms and instructions for proposal submissions.
Deadlines
Not Applicable.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Not Applicable.
Appeals
Not Applicable.
Renewals
Not Applicable.
How are proposals selected?
Selection Criteria is contained in the AFPMB BAA which is available at no cost to the applicant and is also available for download at www.fedbizopps.gov (search under ACC-APG-NCD), www.3.natick.army.mil/ and www.grants.gov.
How may assistance be used?
Recipients are required to conform to their accepted research protocol and are usually required to submit some form of annual or project report.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Reporting
Quarterly financial reports and a final financial transactions report, i.e. SF 425 are required. Additionally, some grants may require midterm and/or final technical reports. No cash reports are required. Some awards may require midterm and/or final technical reports. SF 425 are required. Some awards may require monthly or quarterly performance reports.
Auditing
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. "In accordance with the provisions of 2 CF 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, nonfederal 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 CF 200.503"
Records
Recipients are required to maintain records adequate to reflect the nature and extent of their costs and expenditures and to insure that the required costs of participation is achieved. Records must be maintained for 3 years following the date of submission of final request for services rendered.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has no statutory formula.
This program has no matching requirements.
This program does not have MOE requirements.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
The length of time for which support is requested should be consistent with the nature and complexity of the proposed research. The maximum period acceptable for a research proposal is 5 years. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: quarterly.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
See Regional Agency Offices. Technical Information: Armed Forces Pest Management Board, US Army Garrison – Forest Glen, 2460 Linden Lane, Building 172, Silver Spring, MD 20910. Web Site Address:http://www.afpmb.org/
Contact for additional information: ACC-APG-NCD-Ft Detrick, 110 Thomas Johnson Dr, Frederick, MD 21702, Telephone: 301-649-2895, email: usarmy.detrick.mcs.mbx.contracting@mail.mil.
Headquarters Office
Sandra J. O'Connell 110 Thomas Johnson Drive, Frederick, Maryland 21702 Email: sandra.j.oconnell.civ@mail.mil Phone: 3016192895
Website Address
http://www.3.natick.army.mil/
Financial Information
Account Identification
97-0130-0-1-051.
Obligations
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 14 Not Available; FY 15 est $1,500,000; and FY 16 est $2,000,000
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
$100-$250K per year/per award.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Not Applicable.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not Applicable.

 



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