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Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act Program Financial Assistance for Fiscal Year 2024

Type: Posted • Opportunity: R24AS00294

Description

This Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) is issued under the authority of the Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act of 1934, Public Law (P.L.) 85-624, 16 United States Code (U.S.C.) 661, et.seq., as amended; as limited by the Secretary of the Interior delegation of authority at 255 Departmental Manual (DM) 1.1B to:(a) conduct activities for the improvement of fish and wildlife habitat associated with water systems or water supplies affected by Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) projects, including but not limited to fish passage and screening facilities at any non-Federal water diversion or storage project within the region;(b) plan, design, construct, and monitor, including acquire lands or interest therein as needed, instream habitat improvements, including but not limited to fish passage screening facilities at off-site locations (as negotiated on privately owned lands and facilities not associated with a Reclamation project); and(c) monitor and evaluate the effect of Reclamation actions on fish and wildlife resources including ESA-listed species. Reclamation's Yuma Area Office (YAO) periodically makes funding available for conducting activities for Threatened and Endangered species and their habitats under Section 7(a)1 of the Endangered Species Act (ESA) under the Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act Program (FWCAP). The objective(s) of this NOFO is to fund projects for activities in support of YAO's endangered species and environmental restoration programs in Federal fiscal year (FY) 2024 (October 1, 2023, through September 30, 2024).
Background
This Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) is issued under the authority of the Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act of 1934, Public Law (P.L.) 85-624, 16 United States Code (U.S.C.) §661, et.seq., as amended. The objective(s) of this NOFO is to fund projects for activities in support of YAO’s endangered species and environmental restoration programs in Federal fiscal year (FY) 2024 (October 1, 2023, through September 30, 2024).

Grant Details
A budget estimate and budget narrative for the project are required. The information in the budget narrative must correspond to Section B of the SF-424A. All budgeted costs must comply with the cost principles of 2 CFR Part 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles. The Budget Detail and Narrative template (Attachment B) is a suggested format to present the breakdown of estimated costs by category needed to accomplish project activities.

Eligibility Requirements
The eligibility requirements include conducting activities for the improvement of fish and wildlife habitat associated with water systems or water supplies affected by Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) projects. This includes planning, designing, constructing, monitoring, and evaluating the effect of Reclamation actions on fish and wildlife resources including ESA-listed species.

Period of Performance
The period of performance for this grant is Federal fiscal year (FY) 2024 (October 1, 2023, through September 30, 2024).

Grant Value
The total value of the grant is not explicitly provided in the document.

Overview

Category of Funding
Environment
Funding Instruments
Grant
Grant Category
Discretionary
Cost Sharing / Matching Requirement
False
Source
On 3/27/24 the Bureau of Reclamation posted grant opportunity R24AS00294 for Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act Program Financial Assistance for Fiscal Year 2024. The grant will be issued under grant program 15.517 Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act.

Timing

Posted Date
March 27, 2024, 12:00 a.m. EDT
Closing Date
June 3, 2024, 12:00 a.m. EDT Due in 51 Days
Closing Date Explanation
Electronically submitted applications must be submitted no later than 4:00 p.m., PDT, on the listed application due date.
Last Updated
March 27, 2024, 12:33 p.m. EDT
Version
1

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
State governments
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Special district governments
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
Private institutions of higher education
For profit organizations other than small businesses
County governments
City or township governments
Small businesses
Additional Info
Those not eligible to receive an award include, but are not limited to, the following entities:Federal governmental entitiesIndividuals

Award Sizing

Ceiling
$55,000
Floor
Not Listed
Estimated Program Funding
Not Provided
Estimated Number of Grants
Not Listed

Contacts

Contact
Bureau of Reclamation
Contact Email
Contact Phone
tbd

Documents

Posted documents for R24AS00294

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