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.
|Recipient||Amount||Start Date||End Date|
|X Prize Foundation, Inc.||$ 1,000,000||   ||2015-08-01||2019-10-31|
|National Academy Of Sciences||$ 50,000||   ||2017-02-01||2018-09-30|
|University Of Alaska Fairbanks||$ 1,872,518||   ||2008-09-01||2015-08-31|
|University Of Alaska Fairbanks||$ 97,900||   ||2009-08-01||2015-07-31|
|University Of Alaska Fairbanks||$ 869,559||   ||2008-08-01||2015-07-31|
|Oregon State University||$ 347,843||   ||2010-04-01||2015-03-31|
|Oregon State University||-$ 12,957||   ||2010-04-01||2015-03-31|
|University Of Hawaii Systems||$ 800,000||   ||2013-07-01||2014-12-31|
|National Academy Of Sciences||$ 150,000||   ||2013-09-01||2014-08-31|
|National Academy Of Sciences||$ 630,000||   ||2011-06-01||2014-05-31|
Uses and Use Restrictions
Cooperative agreements and grants may be used for research and development, education and training, and advisory services.
They may also be used for operational systems as they relate to specific programs.
Specific restrictions, other than those mandated for grants and cooperative agreements are evaluated on an individual program basis.
As stated in NOAA special announcements or applicable reports in support of NOAA's mission.
Organizations and individuals with interests in support of managing effectively the Nation's oceanic and atmospheric resources.
Proposals with statements of work and estimated budgets. Costs will be determined in accordance with applicable OMB Circulars. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.
Aplication and Award Process
Preapplication coordination is required.
Environmental impact information is not required for this program.
This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Submit an electronic application to Grants.gov APPLY for financial assistance (SF 424) with statement of work to be performed and proposed amount. This program is subject to the requirements of OMB Circular No. A-110 and 15 CFR Part 24, 'Grants and Cooperative Agreements with State and Local Governments,' as applicable.
Awards will be made on the basis of proposal evaluations, technical reviews, administrative reviews, and external reviews, if applicable.
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Omnibus Public Lands Management Act of 2009, Public Law 111-11.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
From 90 to 180 days from the time of proposal submission to NOAA/OAR.
By negotiation with the OAR and subject to availability of funds.
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
In accordance with the applicable NOAA Report or special NOAA announcement and in accordance with FARB approvals. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: In accordance with the applicable NOAA Report or special NOAA announcement and in accordance with FARB approvals.
Post Assistance Requirements
Program reports are not applicable.
Cash reports are not applicable.
Progress reports are not applicable.
Expenditure reports are not applicable.
Financial and performance reports will be required quarterly at a minimum.
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.
Recipients are expected to maintain complete records for each grant and/or cooperative agreement to ensure funds are used for the purpose for which the award was made.
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 16 $13,770,306; FY 17 est $17,939,678; and FY 18 est $23,265,000
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
No Data Available.
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
NOAA Grants and Cooperative Agreements Policy Manual. Allowable cost will be determined in accordance with 2 CFR 225for State and local governments and Indian Tribes; 2 CFR 230 for nonprofit and for-profit organizations; 2 CFR 220 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 CFR Part 24 for State and local governments.
Regional or Local Office
See Regional Agency Offices. OAR, Laboratory, or Sea Grant offices, depending upon the particular program. 1335 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910.
n/a Director, Ocean Exploration and Research, 1315 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910 Phone: (301) 713-1010
Criteria for Selecting Proposals
Proposals are subject to office evaluations, technical reviews, administrative reviews, and external reviews, if applicable, taking into consideration primarily scientific merit and application to the goals of NOAA and the Office of Oceans and Atmospheric Research.
Social Enterprise Associates (SEA), a New Mexico fellowship of consultants banded together to deliver social mission-based services, are the first, B Lab certified company in the region and have been awarded as one of the 2014 Best for the World B Corps for their long-range economic and social impact.