Financial Assistance for National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science

NCCOS provides research, scientific information and tools to help balance the Nation?s ecological, social and economic goals.

Our partnerships with local and national coastal managers are essential in providing science and services to benefit communities and the Nation.

The research and
tools we provide are central to addressing coastal issues raised in legislation and NOAA?s priorities.

We seek to help coastal communities protect themselves from harmful algae, contamination and the implications of changing climate.

We also provide the research necessary for communities to develop effective and sustainable management of their resources.

Through competitive research funding, NCCOS also engages the nation?s best talent to develop cutting-edge science for coastal management applications.

NCCOS?s four major research priorities are: climate impacts, coastal ecosystem management, coastal pollution, and harmful algal blooms.

Agency - Department of Commerce

The Department of Commerce fosters and promotes the nation's economic development and technological advancement through vigilance in international trade policy, domestic business policy and growth, and promoting economic progress at all levels.

Office - See Regional Agency Offices.



Selected Recipients for this Program


RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
American Fisheries Society $ 5,000   2014-08-012015-07-31
San Diego State University Foundation $ 47,069   2013-09-012014-08-31
Duke University $ 20,000   2012-08-012013-07-31
University Of Maryland Center For Environmental Science $ 1,973,784   2009-07-012012-06-30
University Of Texas At Austin $ 499,500   2009-10-012011-09-30
Coastal & Estuarine Research Federation $ 25,000   2009-09-012010-08-31
Association Of Marine Laboratories Of The Caribbean, Inc. $ 10,000   2009-05-012010-04-30
University Of California San Diego $ 193,750   2007-10-012008-09-30
University Of Southern Mississippi $ 1,133,949   2006-09-012008-08-31
University Of Puerto Rico $ 988,568   2005-09-012008-08-31



Program Accomplishments

Fiscal Year 2016: Was not used in 2016. Fiscal Year 2017: Was not used in 2017. Fiscal Year 2018: NCCOS anticipates science and science products (e.g. maps, forecasts, and models) to be used by coastal communities to protect themselves from harmful algae, water contamination, eutrophication and sea level rise and coastal storms. It is expected that NCCOS research will also provide critical information for communities to develop effective and sustainable management of their resources. Research efforts will lead to faster and more accurate and efficient assessment and monitoring of coastal ecosystems, earlier warning and more accurate forecasts of harmful algal bloom and pathogens, and provide tools to help communities assess and address their vulnerabilities to sea level rise and coastal storms.

Uses and Use Restrictions

None.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

Universities, colleges, junior colleges, technical schools, institutes, laboratories, State and local government agencies, public or private profit or nonprofit entities or individuals.

Beneficiary Eligibility

Organizations and individuals utilizing science in effectively managing the Nation?s coastal resources.

Credentials/Documentation

Proposals with statement of work, estimated budget, and curriculum vitae. Costs will be determined in accordance with OMB Circular Nos. A-87 relocated to 2 CFR Part 225 for State and local governments, A-21 relocated to 2 CFR Part 220 for educational institutions, and A-122 relocated to 2 CFR Part 230 for nonprofit organizations. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

The standard application forms, as furnished by NOAA and required by 15 CFR Part 24, must be used when applying for Federal funding.

These forms can be obtained from the NOAA Grants Management Division.

Informal preapplication conferences are recommended.

Consultation and assistance is available from NOAA in the preparation of an application.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is eligible for coverage under E.O.

12372, 'Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs.' An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review.

Application Procedures

2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. The standard application forms, as furnished by NOAA and required by 15 CFR Part 24, must be used when applying for Federal funding. These forms can be obtained from Grants.gov. Informal preapplication conferences are recommended. Consultation and assistance is available from NOAA in the preparation of an application. This program is eligible for coverage under E.O. 12372, 'Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs.' An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review.

Award Procedures

Awards are made on the basis of proposal evaluation.

Deadlines

Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.

Authorization

Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act of 1972, Title II, Section 201 , Public Law 095-532; National Ocean Pollution Planning Act of 1978, Section 6, Public Law 095-273; Executive Order 13158.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

From 90 to 120 days. From 90 to 210 days from the time of proposal receipt.

Appeals

Not Applicable.

Renewals

By application to the National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science, 1305 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910. Attn: Mary C Erickson.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

This program has no statutory formula. This program has no matching requirements. This program does not have MOE requirements.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

Support for projects may be provided for periods up to 5 years in annual increments. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Funds are released as required.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

Semi-annual and final performance reports; quarterly and final financial reports, and other special reports as may be required on a case-by-case basis.

Cash reports are not applicable.

Semi-annual and final performance reports; quarterly and final financial reports, and other special reports as may be required on a case-by-case basis.

Cash reports are not applicable.

Expenditure reports are not applicable.

Expenditure reports are not applicable.

Semi-annual and final performance reports; quarterly and final financial reports, and other special reports as may be required on a case-by-case basis.

Audits

This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements. In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular No. A-133, recipients that are States, Local Governments, Nonprofit Organizations, and Institutions of Higher Learning shall be subject to the audit requirements contained in the Single Audit Act Amendments of 1996 (31 U.S.C. 7501-7507). Commercial organizations shall be subject to the audit requirements as stipulated in the award document.

Records

All financial and programmatic records, supporting documents, statistical reports, and other records of grantees or sub grantees are required to be maintained by the terms of the agreement (OMB Circular No. A110 for institutions of higher education and other nonprofit organizations and with 15 CFR Part 24 for State and local governments). The grantee must retain records for three years from the date when the final expenditure report is submitted.

Financial Information

Account Identification

13-1450-0-1-306.

Obigations

(Cooperative Agreements) FY 16 $0; FY 17 est $0; and FY 18 est $10,000

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

$20,000 to $550,000. Average $250,000.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

Allowable cost will be determined in accordance with OMB Circular A-87 for State and local governments and Indian Tribes; OMB Circular A-122 for nonprofit and for- profit organizations; OMB Circular A-21 for institutions of higher education; and 48 CFR Part 31 for commercial organizations. Financial assistance management will be in accordance with 15 CFR Part 14 for institutions of higher education, hospitals, and other non-profit and commercial organizations, and with 15 CRF Part 24 for state and local governments.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

See Regional Agency Offices.

Headquarters Office

Mary Erickson National Ocean Service National Center for Coastal Ocean Science (N/SCI) 1305 East-West Highway, SSMC4, Station 8211, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910 Phone: 301-713-3020

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

For competitive grants/cooperative agreements, criteria for selecting proposals is contained in the individual program solicitation. For non-competitive grants, applications received by NCCOS are reviewed for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with all program requirements. Final funding decisions will be constrained by the actual amount of agency funding available and changes in programmatic priorities.



Social Entrepreneurship
Spotlight



Grants that Encourage Openness in Philanthropy


Grants that Encourage Openness in Philanthropy

There is a new, seven-foundation partnership established that support nonprofits to become more effective and engaged. The Fund for Shared Insight has announced its first round of grants, which are intended “to encourage and incorporate feedback from the people the social sector seeks to help; understand the connection between feedback and better results; foster more openness between and among foundations and grantees; and share lessons.”




Jobs in the Social Sector

  Social Services Jobs
  Human Services Jobs
  Substance Abuse Jobs
  Social Work Jobs
  Foundation Related Jobs





More Federal Domestic Assistance Programs


U.S. Refugee Admissions Program | Mortgage Insurance Housing in Older, Declining Areas | Permanent Labor Certification for Foreign Workers | International Programs to Support Democracy, Human Rights and Labor | Solid Waste Management Grants |  Site Style by YAML | Grants.gov | Grants | Grants News | Sitemap | Privacy Policy


Edited by: Michael Saunders

© 2004-2019 Copyright Michael Saunders