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USGS Earthquake Hazards Program External Research Support Announcement for Fiscal Year 2025

ID: G25AS00240 • Type: Posted

Description

The USGS Earthquake Hazards Program (EHP) issues this annual Announcement for assistance to support research in earthquake hazards, the physics of earthquakes, earthquake occurrence, and earthquake safety policy and address the Department of Interior's Secretarial priorities. This activity is authorized by the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of 1977 (Public Law 95-124, 42 U.S.C. 7701 et. seq.), and as amended by the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program Reauthorization Act of 2018 (Public Law 115-307).
Background
The USGS Earthquake Hazards Program (EHP) issues this annual Announcement for assistance to support research in earthquake hazards, the physics of earthquakes, earthquake occurrence, and earthquake safety policy and address the Department of Interior’s Secretarial priorities related to centering equity and environmental justice in everything we do. This activity is authorized by the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of 1977 (Public Law 95-124, 42 U.S.C. 7701 et. seq.), and as amended by the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program Reauthorization Act of 2018 (Public Law 115-307).

Grant Details
The Research Priorities presented in Attachment A reflect the mission of the USGS Earthquake Hazards Program (EHP) and address the Department of Interior’s Secretarial priorities related to centering equity and environmental justice in everything we do. Applicants must review the high-priority targets listed in Attachment A for each region and topic in addition to the four major program elements described in Attachment A to determine if an application is appropriate under this Program Announcement.

Proposals should clearly address both applicable program element(s) and priority topic(s). The proposals must be for a duration of either one or two years with a clearly stated objective for the requested term. The majority, greater than 50 percent, of research activities must be conducted by the Applicant. Proposals for geologic investigations shall be clearly oriented toward earthquake hazard research and assessment. Research Priorities are described in Attachment A.

Eligibility Requirements
This Announcement is open to all individuals and entities EXCEPT for the ineligible categories listed below.

The following proposals are NOT eligible for consideration under this Announcement: A. Proposals for regional seismic monitoring or establishing Data Centers. B. Proposals for long-term operation of geodetic networks or instruments. C. Proposals from U.S. Government agencies or U.S. Government employees. D. Proposals from Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDC). E. Proposals in which there is a real or apparent conflict of interest.

Period of Performance
All projects must propose start dates between January 1, 2025 and September 1, 2025.

Grant Value
$5,000,000

Overview

Category of Funding
Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Instruments
Grant
Grant Category
Discretionary
Cost Sharing / Matching Requirement
False
Source
On 3/15/24 U.S. Geological Survey posted grant opportunity G25AS00240 for USGS Earthquake Hazards Program External Research Support Announcement for Fiscal Year 2025 with funding of $5.0 million. The grant will be issued under grant program 15.807 Earthquake Hazards Program Assistance.

Timing

Posted Date
March 15, 2024, 12:00 a.m. EDT
Closing Date
May 23, 2024, 12:00 a.m. EDT Due in 36 Days
Closing Date Explanation
Electronically submitted applications must be submitted via grants.gov no later than 6:00 p.m., EDT, on the listed application due date.
Last Updated
March 15, 2024, 12:22 p.m. EDT
Version
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Eligibility

Eligible Applicants
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"
Additional Info
This Announcement is open to all individuals and entities EXCEPT for the ineligible categories listed below.The following proposals are NOT eligible for consideration under this Announcement:Proposals for regional seismic monitoring or establishing Data Centers.Proposals for long-term operation of geodetic networks or instruments.Proposals from U.S. Government agencies or U.S. Government employees.Proposals from Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDC).Proposals in which there is a real or apparent conflict of interest.Proposals principally involving the direct procurement of a product, equipment, or service.Proposals having subcontracts for 50 percent or greater of total direct costs.Notwithstanding the provisions of the Federal Grant and Cooperative Agreement Act of 1977 (31 U.S.C. 6301–6308), the United States Geological Survey is authorized to continue existing, and on and after November 10, 2003, to enter into new cooperative agreements directed towards a particular cooperator, in support of joint research and data collection activities with Federal, State, and academic partners funded by appropriations herein, including those that provide for space in cooperator facilities.

Award Sizing

Ceiling
Not Listed
Floor
Not Listed
Estimated Program Funding
$5,000,000
Estimated Number of Grants
Not Listed

Contacts

Contact
Geological Survey
Contact Email
Contact Phone
(703) 648-7376

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