Unallied Management Projects

Projects provide economic, sociological, public policy, and other information needed by Federal and State natural resource administrators for conserving and managing fishery resources and protected species and their environment in Federal, State, and U.S.

territorial waters.

Information

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derived from project studies may consist of econometric data, user profiles, sociological case studies, policy and systems analyses, and other knowledge, and is used in such decisions as resource allocations, total and zonal harvest determinations, and initial apportionment of harvesting rights under controlled access management regimes.

Primary users of project information include the National Marine Fisheries Service, Regional Fishery Management Councils, Interstate Marine Fisheries Commissions, State, and other Federal resource management agencies.
Examples of Funded Projects

Fiscal Year 2016: ASMFC Proposal for New York's Groundfish Relief for 2012 Groundfish Disaster Declaration; White Abalone Captive Rearing, Outplanting, and Education Project; FY 16 NOAA-NFWF Electronic Monitoring and Reporting Grant Program.

Fiscal Year 2017: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2018: No Current Data Available


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.

Alaska: Shawn Carey, Alaska Regional Office, NMFS, P.O.

Box 12668, Juneau, AK 99802- 1668.

Telephone: (907) 586-7845.

Use the same numbers for FTS. E-mail: shawn.carey@noaa.gov.

Northeast: Harold C.

Mears, State, Federal and Constituent Programs Office; Northeast Region, 55 Great Republic Dr., Gloucester, MA 01930-2276.

Telephone: (978) 281-9243.

Fax: (978) 281- 9117. Telephone: (978) 281-9243.

Fax: (978) 281-9117.

E-mail: Grants.Information@noaa.gov.

Northwest: Kevin Ford, National Marine Fisheries Service, Northwest Regional Office, 7600 Sand Point Way NE., Seattle, WA 98115.

Telephone: (206)526-6150.

Fax: (206) 526-6426.

E-mail: Joe.Scordino@noaa.gov.

Southeast: Federal Program Officer, State/Federal Liaison Branch, 263 13th Ave.

South, St.

Petersburg, FL 33701.

Telephone: (727)551-5760.

Fax: (727) 824-5364.

E-mail: Robert.sadler@noaa.gov.

Southwest: Patricia Culver, Federal Program Officer, Southwest Region Office, 501 West Ocean Blvd., Suite 4200, Long Beach, CA 90802-4213.

Telephone: (562) 980-4239.

Fax: (562) 980-4047.

E-mail: trisha.culver@noaa..gov.

Pacific Island: Scott Bloom.

Telephone (808) 944-2218.

E-mail: scott.bloom@noaa.gov.

Relevant Nonprofit Program Categories





Selected Recipients for this Program


RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
National Marine Sanctuary Foundation $ 1,000,000   2018-07-012023-06-30
Santa Monica Bay Restoration Foundation $ 147,000   2019-01-012022-12-31
National Fish And Wildlife Foundation $ 75,000   2017-05-012021-12-31
Natural Resources, South Carolina Department Of $ 3,021,131   2016-07-012021-06-30
Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, Inc $ 10,000   2018-07-012021-05-31
Institute For Governance And Sustainable Development, Inc. (the) $ 500,000   2017-11-012020-10-31
Malama Na Honu $ 32,000   2017-10-012020-09-30
Aquarium Of The Pacific $ 145,719   2016-09-012020-08-31
The Whale Museum $ 94,956   2015-09-012020-08-31
Seattle Aquarium Society (seas), The $ 100,000   2015-09-012020-08-31



Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

Funds can be used by recipients to support a wide variety of management activities for high-priority marine and estuarine resources, especially for species and/or their habitat currently under or proposed for future Federal or interjurisdictional management.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

Eligible applicants for assistance include: State and local governments, including their universities and colleges; U.S.

territorial agencies; federally and state recognized Indian Tribal governments; private universities and colleges; private profit and nonprofit research and conservation organizations and individuals.

Beneficiary Eligibility

This program benefits Federal, State and interstate marine resource conservation and management agencies; U.S. and foreign commercial and recreational fishing industries; conservation organizations; academic institutions; international and Indian Tribal treaties; private and public research groups; consumers; and the general public.

Credentials/Documentation

Applicants are required to satisfy all DOC/NOAA standards and regulations, including routine and special terms and conditions for financial assistance programs application and conduct. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Preapplication coordination is required.

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

This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards. Proposals are submitted through Grants.Gov. Applicants will need to enter the Funding Opportunity Number and/or CFDA number to access the application package and instructions. Application package will then be submitted directly to the (Name of your Office - Example Coastal Services Center). Proposals are subject to the requirements of 15 CFR Parts 14 and 24, as applicable.

Award Procedures

Proposals are initially evaluated by the pertinent NMFS Office/Region/Science Center, and are subject to review for technical merit, soundness of design, competency of the applicant to perform the proposed work, potential contribution of the project to national or regional goals, and appropriateness and reasonableness of proposed costs. Projects approved for funding will be submitted to the NOAA Grants Management Division for review and approval.

Deadlines

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

Authorization

Magnuson Fishery Conservation and Management Act, 16 U.S.C 1854e; Department of Commerce Appropriation Act of 1999; Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act of 1956,, 16 U.S.C 661; National Fisheries Research and Development Program, 15 U.S.C 713c3(d).

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

From 90 to 120 days. Approval time is expected to range from 90 to 120 days, which includes processing of the award through the NMFS and NOAA financial assistance procedures.

Appeals

Not Applicable.

Renewals

Approval time is expected to range from 90 to 120 days, which includes processing of the award through the NMFS and NOAA financial assistance procedures.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

This program has no statutory formula. Matching requirements are not applicable to this program. MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

Awards are normally for a 12-month or 18-month period, but in some instances, award periods may extend beyond these periods, or may be completed in less time. Award funds must be spent in the indicated budget period and are expended in accordance with DOC/NOAA finance and reporting procedures. Funds are requested through the Financial Management System as part of the Department of Treasury's Automated Standard Application for Payment System (ASAP). See http://www.fms.treas.gov/asap/pr_gettingstarted.html. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Funds are released in advance or by reimbursement, as agreed to in the Standard Terms and Conditions document required for each grant.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

Program reports are not applicable.

Cash reports are not applicable.

Reporting requirements are outlined in the Terms and Conditions of the Financial Assistance Award.

Progress reports summarize work accomplished and explain situations where expected work has not been completed.

Financial reports indicate use of funds on a semi-annual schedule.

Expenditure reports are not applicable.

Performance monitoring is not applicable.

Audits

In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. 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.

Records

Generally, a recipient is required to retain records relating to a particular grant for three years from the date of submission of the final financial report. In cases where litigation, claim or an audit is initiated prior to expiration of the three-year period, records must be retained until the action and resolution of any issues associated with it are complete or until the end of the three-year retention period; whichever is latest.

Financial Information

Account Identification

13-1450-0-1-306.

Obigations

(Cooperative Agreements) FY 16 $13,467,493; FY 17 est $13,467,493; and FY 18 Estimate Not Available

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

Range and Average of Financial Assistance: $146,500 to $1.27 million.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

For cost principles, see OMB Circular Nos. A-21 (educational institutions), A-87 (State and local governments) or A-122 (nonprofit organizations). For grants management principles, see 15 CFR 24 (States and local governments) and 15 CFR 14 for other recipients.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

See Regional Agency Offices. Alaska: Shawn Carey, Alaska Regional Office, NMFS, P.O. Box 12668, Juneau, AK 99802- 1668. Telephone: (907) 586-7845. Use the same numbers for FTS. E-mail: shawn.carey@noaa.gov. Northeast: Harold C. Mears, State, Federal and Constituent Programs Office; Northeast Region, 55 Great Republic Dr., Gloucester, MA 01930-2276. Telephone: (978) 281-9243. Fax: (978) 281- 9117. Telephone: (978) 281-9243. Fax: (978) 281-9117. E-mail: Grants.Information@noaa.gov. Northwest: Kevin Ford, National Marine Fisheries Service, Northwest Regional Office, 7600 Sand Point Way NE., Seattle, WA 98115. Telephone: (206)526-6150. Fax: (206) 526-6426. E-mail: Joe.Scordino@noaa.gov. Southeast: Federal Program Officer, State/Federal Liaison Branch, 263 13th Ave. South, St. Petersburg, FL 33701. Telephone: (727)551-5760. Fax: (727) 824-5364. E-mail: Robert.sadler@noaa.gov. Southwest: Patricia Culver, Federal Program Officer, Southwest Region Office, 501 West Ocean Blvd., Suite 4200, Long Beach, CA 90802-4213. Telephone: (562) 980-4239. Fax: (562) 980-4047. E-mail: trisha.culver@noaa..gov. Pacific Island: Scott Bloom. Telephone (808) 944-2218. E-mail: scott.bloom@noaa.gov.

Headquarters Office

Dan Namur Office of Management and Budget,, National Marine Fisheries Service, 1315 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910 Email: dan.namur@noaa.gov Phone: (301) 713-1364 Fax: (301) 713-2258

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Proposals are selected from several sources: Unsolicited proposals; special solicitations in the Federal Register, FedBizOppss,or Congressionally mandated projects. Regardless of source, proposals must undergo rigorous technical review and comply with all OMB, DOC, and NOAA grants policies and procedures.



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