Science, Technology, Business and/or Education Outreach

 

To evaluate the benefits and impacts of NIST research and development efforts and/or evaluate and/or stimulate technological innovation in the private sector, strengthen the role of small businesses in meeting Federal research and development needs, and/or increase private sector commercialization of innovations derived from NIST research and development efforts and/or NIST?s Small Business Innovation Research Program; also, to support innovative approaches and methods for science and/or technology education.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Active
Program Number
11.620
Federal Agency/Office
National Institute of Standards and Technology (Nist), Department of Commerce
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Not applicable.
Authorization
15 U.S.C. 272, National Institute of Standards and Technology Act, as amended
15 U.S.C. 278g-1
15 U.S.C. 278g-2
15 U.S.C. 638, Aid to Small Business, Research and Development
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Public and private institutions of higher education, public and private hospitals, and other quasi-public and private non-profit organizations such as, but not limited to, community action agencies, research institutes, educational associations, and health centers. The term may include commercial organizations, foreign or international organizations (such as agencies of the United Nations) which are recipients, subrecipients, or contractors or subcontractors of recipients or subrecipients at the discretion of the DoC. The term does not include government-owned contractor-operated facilities or research centers providing continued support for mission-oriented, large-scale programs that are government-owned or controlled, or are designated as federally-funded research and development centers
Beneficiary Eligibility
Public and private institutions of higher education, public and private hospitals, and other quasi-public and private non-profit organizations such as, but not limited to, community action agencies, research institutes, educational associations, and health centers. The term may include commercial organizations, foreign or international organizations (such as agencies of the United Nations) which are recipients, subrecipients, or contractors or subcontractors of recipients or subrecipients at the discretion of the DoC. The term does not include government-owned contractor-operated facilities or research centers providing continued support for mission-oriented, large-scale programs that are government-owned or controlled, or are designated as federally-funded research and development centers.nstitutions of research and/or education, professional institutes and associations, non-profit organizations, state and local governments, and commercial organizations
Credentials/Documentation
Any required credentials/documentation will be announced in a federal funding opportunity announcement.
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. Applicants should reply to Notices of Funding Opportunities at posted at www.grants.gov.
Award Procedure
Award process based upon published selection criteria.
Deadlines
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 120 to 180 days. Regular programs approval times are from 3 to 6 months.
Appeals
Not applicable.
Renewals
Future or continued funding will be at the discretion of NIST, based on such factors as satisfactory performance and the availability of funds. Renewals are competed whereas continuations of multi-year agreements are not subject to further competition.
How are proposals selected?
Criteria vary with competition. Specific criteria are listed in the Notices of Funding Opportunities posted at www.grants.gov.
How may assistance be used?
To evaluate the benefits and impacts of NIST research and development efforts and/or evaluate and/or stimulate technological innovation in the private sector, strengthen the role of small businesses in meeting Federal research and development needs, and/or increase private sector commercialization of innovations derived from NIST research and development efforts and/or NIST’s Small Business Innovation Research Program; also, to support innovative approaches and methods for science and/or technology education.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Reporting
Not applicable.
Auditing
NIST, the DoC Office of Inspector General or another authorized Federal agency may conduct an audit of an award at any time.
Records
All financial and programmatic records are required to be retained by recipients and awardees in accordance with 2 CFR 200.333.
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
Usually one to five years in length. Automated Standard Application for Payment System (ASAP).
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None/Not specified.
Headquarters Office
Brandi Toliver
100 Bureau Drive
Gaithersburg, MD 20899 US
Brandi.Toliver@nist.gov
Phone: 301-975-2371

Mary Clague
100 Bureau Drive
Gaithersburg, MD 20899 USA
Mary.Clague@nist.gov
Phone: 3019754188
Website Address
http://www.nist.gov
Financial Information
Account Identification
13-0500-0-1-376
Obligations
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 18$32,008,610.00; FY 19 est $33,449,247.00; FY 20 est $34,100,000.00; FY 17$19,740,065.00; FY 16$18,424,889.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Dependent upon nature and type of grant
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
2 CFR Part 200
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.

 



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