To assist various organizations identified by Congress or through non-competitive grants that promote the availability and support new sources of advanced telecommunications.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
National Telecommunications and Information Administration, Department of Commerce
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Varies, includes American Reinvestment and Recovery Act, Public Law 111-5, Statute 123,115
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Organizations specifically identified by Congress in agency appropriations legislation or other authority that provides for non-competitive grants.
Beneficiaries are those served by the organizations receiving awards.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is required. CFDA Program 11.553 - Special Projects is an ACTIVE program in GMIS.
- Annual grant funding to US Telecom Training Institute (USTTI)
- Authority: P.L. 98-549 Section 7
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. None.
Submit all standard forms (SF-424 Series Forms), project proposal and budget following the format specified by the Department of Commerce.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
All award decisions are final. There is no administrative appeal process.
Renewals are contingent upon future Congressional funding.
How are proposals selected?
How may assistance be used?
Assistance is provided to implement specific projects identified by Congress or through non-competitive grants for projects that promote the availability and support new sources of advanced telecommunications.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
All financial and programmatic records, supporting documents, statistical reports, and other records of recipients or sub- recipients must be maintained in accordance with the terms of the award. Generally, the recipient must retain records for 3 years from the date on which the final expenditure report is submitted to NIST.
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
Varies depending on project. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: Lump.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Ave., NW, Room 4887
Washington, DC 20230 US
(Project Grants) FY 18$0.00; FY 19 est $0.00; FY 20 est $0.00; FY 16 FY 17 Estimate Not Available -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Examples of Funded Projects