Training and Support - Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction
To support and stimulate training and collaborative efforts for solutions to combat or counter weapons of mass destruction (WMD).
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Defense Threat Reduction Agency (Dtra), Department of Defense
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants; Z - Salaries and Expenses
Fiscal Year 2019
Awarded several international grants, such as for support the integration of the One Health approach in medicine, public health, and agriculture to mitigate the burden of emerging infectious zoonotic diseases in the Africa region.
Department of Defense Appropriations, 2019 (DoDA 19), Part Division A, Public Law -
John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2019, Section 1301-1302, Public Law 115-232
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant eligibility is specified in individual program announcements, funding opportunities, award documents, and codified regulations applicable to award.
Competitions are open to private and public accredited institutions of higher education, non-profit organizations, non-Federal government entities and other qualified organizations as listed in the appropriate funding opportunity. Beneficiary Eligibility: Review funding opportunity for additional information.
Award is subject to: 1) receipt of applicable/acceptable certifications and representations; 2) having a current registration in the System for Award Management (SAM) (www.sam.gov); 3) the applicant, its principals, proposed subrecipients/subrecipient principals not appearing in SAM Exclusions as currently debarred, suspended, or otherwise ineligible; and 4) meeting other requirements specified in the funding opportunity.
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. 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Eligible applicants may submit proposals in response to relevant funding opportunity postings published on Grants.gov or www.FedBizOpps.gov under "Other Defense Agencies - DTRA".
Award decisions are based on evaluations of proposals using peer and/or scientific review. Evaluation criteria are contained in the funding opportunity. If selected for award, the proposal is the basis for the award document and the applicant agrees to perform the work described therein. Award recipients shall submit requests for payment using Invoicing, Receipt, Acceptance, and Property Transfer (iRAPT). Foreign award recipients must have a U.S. bank account and be signed up for electronic payments (electronic funds transfers (EFT)).
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Deadlines: See funding opportunity for proposal deadlines. Range of Approval/Disapproval Time. Award times will be identified in the relevant funding opportunity.
How are proposals selected?
See the funding opportunity for the evaluation and selection criteria.
How may assistance be used?
Uses and restrictions are specified in individual program announcements, funding opportunities, award documents, and codified regulations applicable to award. Examples of types of activities include but are not limited to, training seminars and workshops. Funding opportunities will be posted on www.grants.gov.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200.501, non-Federal entities that expend $750,000 or more during the non-Federal entity's fiscal year in Federal awards must have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year in accordance with the provisions of this part. 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. Audit requirements for profit organizations are consistent with the requirements in the DoD Grant and Agreement Regulations (DoDGARs) at 32 CFR 34.16.
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
Funding will reflect period of performance and may be provided incrementally in accordance with a payment schedule contained in the award document. Funding opportunities may be one year or multi-year projects. Funding for multi-year projects is dependent upon availability of funds and satisfactory progress. The assistance is awarded by a grant or cooperative agreement signed by a warranted grants officer / contracting officer. The award is normally unilateral. If bilateral action is required, the awardee will be notified.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Mary Kay Chase
8725 John J. Kingman Road
Fort Belvoir, VA 22060 US
(Salaries and Expenses) FY 18$10,555,393.00; FY 19 est $12,100,210.00; FY 20 est $12,504,512.00; FY 16$0.00; FY 17$0.00; - The amount obligated in 2018 was close to the estimate of $10M.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature sources are specified in the funding opportunity and within the terms and conditions of the award. The DoDGARS (as updated through DoD's interim implementation of 2 CFR part 200 which can be found at 2 CFR part 1103) applies to DoD grants and cooperative agreements.
Examples of Funded Projects