Southeast Alaska Economic Disaster Fund


To counter the effects of the declining timber program of the Tongass National Forest.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 10/11/2010 (Archived.)
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Office: Forest Service
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Direct Payments for Specified Use.
Program Accomplishments
Not applicable.
Omnibus Consolidated Rescissions and Appropriations Act of 1996, Title II, Sections (a) through (a)(4), Public Law 104-134, as amended; Public Law 106-113, as amended.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Local communities/boroughs named in Public Law 104-134.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Local communities/boroughs named in Public Law 104-134.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
None. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Application Procedure
Not applicable.
Award Procedure
Not applicable.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
How are proposals selected?
Not applicable.
How may assistance be used?
To employ former timber workers and for related community development projects.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
The recipient must be able to report on the fund expenditures.
In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular No. A- 133 (Revised, June 27, 2003), "Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations," non federal 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.
The recipient must make complete financial records available to Federally appointed persons.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
The payments to a named governmental entity are determined as stated in Public Law 106-113, as amended.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Awards are made at the beginning of the fiscal year.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Steve Bush, USDA Forest Service, 3301 C Street, Suite 522, Anchorage, AK 99503-3956, Telephone: (907) 271-2519.
Headquarters Office
Not applicable.
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Direct payments) FY 07 $0; FY 08 est not available; and FY 09 est not reported. (Note: Per the authorizing legislation, this program ends with the fiscal year 2003 payments.)
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
$500,000 to $4,000,000.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.


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