Research on Chemical and Biological Defense
To further the capability to prevent, detect, diagnose and treat the effects of chemical, radiological and biological warfare agents.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Office of The Secretary of Defense, Department of Defense
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
10 U.S.C. 2358
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicants must be a public or private educational institution, a nonprofit organizations operated for purposes in the public interest, or a commercial firm.
Beneficiaries are relatively independent investigators associated with an applicant organization.
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). Also, the applicant, proposed subrecipients, and principals must not appear on the SAM Exclusions website as currently debarred, suspended, or otherwise ineligible. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
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 instruction for preproposal/proposal submissions. The BAA is available for download, at no cost to the applicant, at www.fedbizopps.gov, www.jpeocbd.osd.mil, (search under ACC-APG-NCD), www.3.natick.army.mil/ and www.grants.gov.
Award procedures are contained in the BAA and available for download at www.fedbizopps.gov (search under ACC-APG-NCD), www.jpeocbd.osd.mil, 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.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 60 to 90 days. See the relevant BAA or individual announcement.
Once a grant is awarded, any follow-on research proposal may be treated as a new request. Follow-on work should allow for review time noted above.
How are proposals selected?
As specified in the relevant BAA or individual announcement
How may assistance be used?
Recipients are required to conform to their accepted research protocol and are usually required to submit some form of performance report.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Performance monitoring is required as described in the individual announcement.
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.
Record keeping requirements are in accordance with the terms and conditions of the award, which will include appropriate provisions related to recipient records that are required by the DoDGARs.
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
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. Funds are normally released on a quarterly basis.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Richard W. Totten
110 Thomas Johnson Drive
Frederick, MD 21702 US
(Project Grants) FY 18$1,000,000.00; FY 19 est $0.00; FY 20 est $1,000,000.00; FY 17$0.00; FY 14$8,467,000.00; FY 16$0.00; FY 15$4,602,000.00; - No new actions were completed in FY 19
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Department of Defense Grant and Agreement Regulations (DoDGARS) (as updated through DoD's interim implementation of 2 CFR part 200 which can be found at 2 CFR part 1103) and individual program announcements
Examples of Funded Projects