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00A00954

Project Grant

Overview

Grant Description
This purpose of this agreement is to provide assistance to the University of Connecticut to implement its project to support the Long Island Sound Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan to protect and restore Long Island Sound.

Specifically, under this grant agreement, the recipient will perform the following activities:

- Identify and fund high priority, high-quality research via administration of a competitive research program to address the needs of the Long Island Sound study.
- Establish and follow up on the project grants and, with input from the Science and Technical Advisory Committee, will jointly organize a biennial Long Island Sound research conference.

The anticipated deliverables will be research reports, and anticipated outcomes will be informed decision-making based on science. Beneficiaries include academia and committees.

Tied to the implementation of the 2020 management plan, a public perception survey will provide data and an assessment to track the public engagement and knowledge ecosystem target. The anticipated deliverable will be an assessment. The anticipated outcome is information to help the communications team evaluate current and past education activities and public information products and will provide a basis to better implement the education and outreach strategies outlined in the management plan over the next five years. Beneficiaries are the Long Island Sound study and its partners.
Grant Program (CFDA)
Awarding / Funding Agency
Place of Performance
New Haven, Connecticut United States
Geographic Scope
County-Wide
Related Opportunity
None
Analysis Notes
Amendment Since initial award the End Date has been extended from 09/30/25 to 09/30/28 and the total obligations have increased 178% from $2,447,291 to $6,810,347.
University Of Connecticut was awarded Grant for UConn's Long Island Sound Project Project Grant 00A00954 worth $4,722,673 from EPA Region 1: Boston in October 2021 with work to be completed primarily in Connecticut United States. The grant has a duration of 7 years and was awarded through assistance program 66.437 Long Island Sound Program. $2,087,674 (31.0%) of this Project Grant was funded by non-federal sources.

Status
(Ongoing)

Last Modified 9/8/23

Period of Performance
10/1/21
Start Date
9/30/28
End Date
38.0% Complete

Funding Split
$4.7M
Federal Obligation
$2.1M
Non-Federal Obligation
$6.8M
Total Obligated
69.0% Federal Funding
31.0% Non-Federal Funding

Activity Timeline

Interactive chart of timeline of amendments to 00A00954

Subgrant Awards

Disclosed subgrants for 00A00954

Transaction History

Modifications to 00A00954

Additional Detail

Award ID FAIN
00A00954
SAI Number
None
Award ID URI
SAI EXEMPT
Awardee Classifications
Public/State Controlled Institution Of Higher Education
Awarding Office
68HF01 REGION 1 (GRANTS OFFICE)
Funding Office
68Q000 REGION 1 (FUNDING OFFICE)
Awardee UEI
WNTPS995QBM7
Awardee CAGE
01NY7
Performance District
CT-03
Senators
Richard Blumenthal
Christopher Murphy

Budget Funding

Federal Account Budget Subfunction Object Class Total Percentage
Environmental Programs and Management, Environmental Protection Agency (068-0108) Pollution control and abatement Grants, subsidies, and contributions (41.0) $3,000,000 100%
Modified: 9/8/23