Research And Innovative Technology (RIT) Hydrogen Alternative Fuel Life Cycle
Conduct research evaluating Hydrogen and Alternative Fuel Life Cycle.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 10/11/2010 (Archived.)
Agency: Department of Transportation
Office: Maritime Administration (MARAD)
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Fiscal Year 2009: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2010: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2011: No Current Data Available
Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient, Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) of 2005, Public Law 109-9.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Earmark recipients as designated in SAFTEA- LU Public Law 109-59, August 10, 2005, 119 Stat. 1781, Subtitle B, Title 1 Section 1702 459.
Public and private nonprofit institutions of higher learning and industry trade groups.
A formal application outlining how the institution will meet the project scope; detailed delineation of organization, staff, faculty, and budget. Costs are determined in accordance with OMB Circular No. A-21. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-87. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-87.
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.
This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-102. OMB Circular No. A-110 applies to this program. No new grants will be awarded during the Program's remaining authorization (through 2009).
No new grants will be awarded during the Program's remaining authorization (through 2009).
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 1 to 15 days. 15 Working Days from receipt of proposal.
How are proposals selected?
How may assistance be used?
The grantees will conduct research according to the provisions provided in SAFTEA- LU (Public Law 109-9, August 10, 2005 119 Stat. 1781, Subtitle B. Title 1, Section 1702 4591. The Department's role will be to manage the grants, provide technical collaboration, coordinate with the grantee to best address related DOT program needs, and ensure that no unnecessary duplication of effort exists with other DOT projects.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Final technical report at the end of each research project. SF-272. Quarterly progress reports and annual project reports. SF-269. Performance monitoring is not applicable.
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.
Receipt is required to retain intact, for 3 years following submission of the final expenditure report, pending resolution of audit findings, all grant products, financial records, and supporting documents.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formulas are not applicable to this program.
Matching Requirements: Percent: 80.%. The Federal share of this grant shall be 20 percent of the funds received by the grantee.
This program does not have MOE requirements.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
See SAFTEA- LU (Public Law 109-59, August 10, 2005 119 Stat. 1781) Subtitle B, Title 1 section 1702 4591. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: by letter of credit.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Brenda J. Bell 1200 New Jersey Avenue, S.E. , Washington, District of Columbia 20590 Phone: (202) 366-8797
(Project Grants) FY 08 $738,294; FY 09 est $738,294; FY 10 est not reported. - The range for grants are $700,000 - $738,000.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
The range for grants are $700,000 - $738,000.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
See SAFTEA- LU (Public Law 109-59, August 10, 2005 119 Stat. 1781, Subtitle B, Title 1 Section 1702 4591.
Examples of Funded Projects