FEDERAL GRANTS AND RULES: WEEK ENDING DECEMBER 2, 2016

Department of Energy – Office of Science

Office of Science

FY 2017 PHase I Release 2 SBIR/STTR

Deadline: Feb 07, 2017

Award Size: 165 Awards

Program Funding: $28,000,000

Award Ceiling: $150,000

Publication Date: 11/28

Summary: Please refer to the topic descriptions under this FOA found on the DOE SBIR/STTR web site at http://science.energy.gov/sbir/funding-opportunities/ to determine the maximum award size for each topic.

 

Department of Energy

Golden Field Office

Assisting Federal Facilities with Energy Conservation Technologies (AFFECT) 2017

Deadline: Jan 30, 2017

Award Size: 10 Awards with cost sharing

Program Funding: $3,000,000

Award Ceiling: $1,000,000

Award Floor: $100,000

Publication Date: 11/22

Summary: (FEMP) will provide grants to Federal agencies for projects that are incorporated into a privately financed performance contract, such as an Energy Savings Performance Contract or Utility Energy Service Contract, or as part of a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA).

 

Department of Energy

Golden Field Office

Buildings Energy Efficiency Frontiers & Innovation Technologies (BENEFIT) – 2017

Deadline: Mar 08, 2017

Award Size: 25 awards with cost sharing

Program Funding: $19,500,000

Award Ceiling: $3,000,000

Award Floor: $200,000

Publication Date: 11/30

Summary: The Emerging Technologies (ET) Program of the Building Technologies Office (BTO) supports applied research and development (R&D) for technologies and systems that contribute to reductions in building energy consumption.

 

Department of Health and Human Services

Administration for Children & Families – ACYF/FYSB

Street Outreach Program

Deadline: FORECASTED: Jun 09, 2017

Award Size: 17 Awards with cost sharing

 Program Funding: $2,754,733

Award Ceiling: $200,000

Award Floor: $90,000

Publication Date: 11/22

Summary: FORECASTED:  Since 1996, SOP has been aiding this population by funding grantees to provide street-based services to runaway, homeless, and street youth who have been subjected to or are at risk of being subjected to sexual abuse, prostitution, sexual exploitation, and severe forms of trafficking in persons.

 

Department of Health and Human Services

Administration for Children and Families – ACYF/CB

National Quality Improvement Center for Preventive Services and Interventions in Indian Country

Deadline: Feb 22, 2017

Award Size: 1 Award

Award Ceiling: $1,000,000

Award Floor: $500,000

Publication Date: 11/21

Summary: The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is to award a 5-year cooperative agreement to establish a Quality Improvement Center (QIC) on the prevention and intervention of child abuse and neglect in American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities.

 

Department of Health and Human Services

Administration for Children and Families – ANA

Native Youth Initiative for Leadership, Empowerment, and Development (I-LEAD)

Deadline: FORECASTED: Mar 10, 2017

Award Size: 5 Awards with cost sharing

Program Funding: $1,500,000

Award Ceiling: $300,000

Award Floor: $100,000

Publication Date: 12/2

Summary: Native Youth I-LEAD will specifically focus on implementation of community programs that promote Native youth resiliency and foster protective factors such as connections with Native languages and Elders, positive peer groups, culturally-responsive parenting resources, models of safe sanctuary, and reconnection with traditional healing.

 

Department of Health and Human Services

Administration for Community Living

Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) Program: Center on Knowledge Translation for Disability and Rehabilitation Research

Deadline: FORECASTED: Mar 13, 2017

Award Size: FORECASTED: 1 Award

Award Ceiling: $750,000

Publication Date: 12/1

Summary: FORECASTED: The purpose is to plan and conduct research, demonstration projects, training, and related activities, including international activities, to develop methods, procedures, and rehabilitation technology that maximize the full inclusion and integration into society, employment, independent living, family support, and economic and social self-sufficiency of individuals with disabilities, especially individuals with the most severe disabilities, and to improve the effectiveness of services authorized under the Rehabilitation Act.

 

Department of Health and Human Services

Health Resources and Services Administration

Autism CARES Act National Interdisciplinary Training Resource Center

Deadline: Jan 31, 2017

Award Size: 1 Award

Program Funding: $771,000

Publication Date: 11/30

Summary: Eligible applicants include public or nonprofit agencies, including institutions of higher education. The purpose of this program is to improve the health of infants, children, and adolescents who have, or are at risk for developing ASD/ DD. The Resource Center will accomplish this by providing technical assistance to interdisciplinary training programs.

 

Department of Housing and Urban Development

Lead-Based Paint Hazard Control (LBPHC) Grant Program

Deadline: ESTIMATED: Feb 21, 2017

Award Size: 20 Awards with cost sharing

Program Funding: $48,000,000

Award Ceiling: $2,500,000

Award Floor: $1,000,000

Publication Date: 11/21

Summary: FORECASTED GRANT: The LBPHC program funds units of state, local and tribal government to implement comprehensive programs to identify and remediate lead based paint hazards in privately owned rental or owner occupied housing.

 

Department of Housing and Urban Development

Family Self-Sufficiency Program

Deadline: ESTIMATED:  Apr 25, 2017

Award Size: 700 Awards

 Program Funding: $75,000,000

Award Ceiling: $72,000

Publication Date: 11/21

Summary: FORECASTED GRANT: The FSS program promotes the development of local strategies to coordinate the use of assistance under the HCV and PH programs with public and private resources to enable participating families to increase earned income and financial literacy, reduce or eliminate the need for welfare assistance, and make progress toward economic independence and self-sufficiency.

 

Department of Housing and Urban Development

Healthy Homes and Lead Technical Studies Grant Program Pre and Full Application

Deadline: ESTIMATED:  Feb 22, 2017

Award Size: 6 Awards

Program Funding: $3,800,000

Award Ceiling: $700,000

Award Floor: $300,000

Publication Date: 11/21

Summary: FORECASTED GRANT: To fund technical studies to improve existing methods for detecting and controlling key housing-related health and safety hazards, including lead-based paint hazards; to develop new methods to detect and control these hazards; and to improve our knowledge of these key housing-related health and safety hazards.

 

 

Department of Housing and Urban Development

Lead Hazard Reduction Demonstration (LHRD) Grant Program

Deadline: ESTIMATED:  Feb 21, 2017

Award Size: 15 Awards

Program with cost sharing Funding: $45,000,000

Award Ceiling: $3,000,000

Award Floor: $1,000,000

Publication Date: 11/21

Summary: FORECASTED GRANT: The LHRD program funds units of state, local and tribal government to implement comprehensive programs to identify and remediate lead based paint hazards in privately owned rental or owner occupied housing.

 

Department of Housing and Urban Development

Resident Opportunity & Self-Sufficiency Program

Deadline: ESTIMATED:  Jun 20, 2017

Award Size: 110 Awards with cost sharing

Program Funding: $35,000,000

Award Ceiling: $738,000

Publication Date: 11/21

Summary: FORECASTED GRANT: The Resident Opportunity & Self Sufficiency (ROSS) Service Coordinator (SC) program funds eligible applicants to hire Service Coordinators to coordinate use of assistance under the Public Housing program with public and private resources, for supportive services and resident empowerment activities.

 

Department of Housing and Urban Development

Jobs Plus Initiative

Deadline: FORECASTED: Apr 10, 2017

Award Size: 12 Awards with cost sharing

Program Funding: $35,000,000

Award Ceiling: $3,000,000

Award Floor: $1,000,000

Publication Date: 11/22

Summary: The place-based Jobs Plus Pilot program addresses poverty among public housing residents by incentivizing and enabling employment through earned income disregards for working families, and a set of services designed to support work including employer linkages, job placement and counseling, educational advancement, and financial counseling. Ideally, these incentives will saturate the target developments, building a culture of work and making working families the norm.

 

Department of Housing and Urban Development

Community Development Block Grant Program for Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Villages

Deadline: Apr 18, 2017

Award Size: 75 Awards

Program Funding: $59,000,000

Award Ceiling: $5,000,000

Award Floor: $500,000

Publication Date: 11/29

Summary: The purpose of the ICDBG program is the development of viable Indian and Alaska Native communities, including the creation of decent housing, suitable living environments, and economic opportunities primarily for persons with low and moderate incomes as defined in 24 CFR 1003.4.

 

Department of Justice

U.S. Department of Justice Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation

Deadline: Feb 28, 2017

Award Size: 207 Awards

Program Funding: $103,975,000

Award Ceiling: $4,000,000

Publication Date: 11/29

Summary: This solicitation provides federally recognized tribes and tribal consortia an opportunity to develop a comprehensive and coordinated approach to public safety and victimization issues and to apply for funding.

 

Department of Justice

Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention

OJJDP FY 17 Internet Crimes Against Children Program Support

Deadline: Jan 31, 2017

Award Size: 1 Award

Award Ceiling: $2,000,000

Publication Date: 11/28

Summary: The goal of this solicitation is to facilitate program support to benefit the ICAC Task Force Program. The primary objective is the delivery of specific products to serve law enforcement and other service providers and stakeholders in the ICAC Task Force Program.

 

Department of Labor

Employment and Training Administration

Occupational Licensing Review and Portability

Deadline: Dec 23, 2016

Award Size: 3 Awards

Program Funding: $7,500,000

Award Ceiling: $7,500,000

Award Floor: $750,000

Publication Date: 11/28

Summary: Cooperative agreements to maximize the potential for the broadest impact for workers seeking entry into, or already working in, licensed occupations, or seeking advancement along career pathways of occupations requiring licensing in the U.S.

 

Department of the Interior

Bureau of Reclamation

Water Conservation Field Services Program Program

Deadline: Jan 23, 2017

Award Size: 10 Awards with cost sharing

Program Funding: $900,000

Award Ceiling: $100,000

Award Floor: $1,000

Publication Date: 11/22

Summary: The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation), Lower Colorado Region, is requesting proposals to fund activities in support of its Water Conservation Field Services Program (WCFSP) within the Lower Colorado Region (LCR).

 

Department of the Interior

Fish and Wildlife Service

Combatting Wildlife Trafficking

Deadline: Feb 05, 2017

Award Size: 20 Awards

Program Funding: $1,300,000

Award Ceiling: $250,000

Award Floor: $50,000

Publication Date: 11/23

Summary: To complement and facilitate existing efforts, USFWS has issued this Notice of Funding Opportunity to provide financial assistance to projects that advance counter-wildlife trafficking activities.

 

Department of the Interior

Fish and Wildlife Service

National Fish Passage Program

Deadline: Sep 30, 2017

Award Size: Award Ceiling: $2,000,000

Award Floor: $500

with cost sharing

Publication Date: 11/23

Summary: To receive funding, NFPP projects must be implemented in coordination with FAC staff. Applicants can be, but not limited to: state and federal agencies, private lands, tribes, local municipalities, and non-governmental organizations.The National Fish Passage Program (NFPP) is a voluntary program that provides direct technical assistance and financial assistance in the form of cooperative agreements and grants to partners to provide fish (and other aquatic organisms) passage and restore aquatic connectivity for the benefit of federal trust resources.

 

Department of Transportation

DOT/Federal Transit Administration

Zero Emission Research Opportunity (ZERO)

Deadline: Feb 21, 2017

Award Size: 3 Awards with cost sharing

Program Funding: $2,750,000

Award Ceiling: $2,750,000

Publication Date: 11/28

Summary: The purpose of the program is to facilitate the advancement, production, and deployment of zero-emission public transportation vehicle technology and related infrastructure. FTA intends to select, and enter into cooperative agreements with, multiple (up to three) nonprofit consortia to build on past research innovation and development efforts to facilitate the deployment of zero-emission vehicles and associated advanced technology.

 

Department of Transportation

DOT/National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Demonstration Project Promoting Highway Safety Program Guideline (HSPG) No. 13

Deadline: Jan 18, 2017

Award Size: 2 Awards

Program Funding: $500,000

Award Ceiling: $500,000

Publication Date: 11/30

Summary: Announcement of a Request for Application (RFA) is to provide assistance to State Highway Safety Offices with older driver populations to incorporate the Highway Safety Guidelines No. 13 with a comprehensive older driver safety program.

 

Department of Transportation

Pipeline &Hazardous Material Safety Administration

State Damage Prevention (SDP) Program Grants – 2017

Deadline: Jan 23, 2017

Award Size: 20 Awards

Award Ceiling: $100,000

Publication Date: 11/21

Summary: Any State authority designated by the Governor (including municipalities with respect to intrastate gas pipeline transportation) that is or will be responsible for protecting underground pipeline facilities from excavation damage is eligible  to obtain funding for damage prevention program activities.

 

Environmental Protection Agency

Center of Excellence for Chemical Alternatives Assessment

Deadline: Jan 17, 2017

Award Size: 1 Award

Award Ceiling: $800,000

Publication Date: 11/29

Summary: The Office of Pollution Preventions and Toxics (OPPT) is soliciting applications from eligible entities for an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) cooperative agreement to create a Center of Excellence for Chemical Alternatives Assessment to promote chemical safety and informed chemical substitution.

 

Environmental Protection Agency

FY 2017 Request for Proposals from Indian Tribes and Intertribal Consortia for Nonpoint Source Management Grants Under Clean Water Act (CWA) Section 319

Deadline: Jan 25, 2017

Award Size: 25 Awards

Program Funding: $2,500,000

Award Ceiling: $100,000

Publication Date: 12/2

Summary: Eligible tribes and intertribal consortia to develop and/or implement watershed-based plans and on-the-ground projects that will result in significant steps towards solving Nonpoint Source (NPS) impairments on a watershed-wide basis.

 

National Endowment for the Humanities

Public Scholar Program

Deadline: Feb 01, 2017

Award Size: Award Ceiling: $50,400

Award Floor: $25,200

Publication Date: 11/28

Summary: The Public Scholar Program supports well-researched books in the humanities intended to reach a broad readership.

 

National Science Foundation

Management and Operation of the Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI)

Deadline: Apr 17, 2017

Award Size: Program Funding: $221,000,000

Award Floor: $221,000,000

 

Publication Date: 11/19

Summary: The existing Cooperative Agreement (CA) for Construction and Initial Operation of the facility extends from September 2009 through April 2017. The new approaches required for managing and operating the OOI in the best interest of U.S. science will most effectively be implemented by a new operating model that encourages greater efficiency, innovation,and collaboration. This solicitation seeks the services of a qualified organization to provide scientific and technical management and operation of the OOI consistent with National Science Board policy and NSF’s decisions regardingNRC recommendations.

 

National Science Foundation

Computer Science for All

Deadline: Feb 28, 2017

Award Size: 19 Awards

5 small, 10 medium, and 4 large awards Program Funding: $20,000,000

Award Ceiling: $2,000,000

Publication Date: 12/1

Summary: Specifically, this solicitation aims to provide high school teachers with the preparation, professional development (PD) and ongoing support that they need to teach rigorous computer science courses, and K-8 teachers with the instructional materials and preparation they need to integrate CS/CT into their teaching.

 

National Science Foundation

Software Infrastructure for Sustained Innovation

Deadline: Mar 07, 2017

Award Size: Program Funding: $17,500,000

Publication Date: 12/2

Summary: The goal of this program is to catalyze and nurture the interdisciplinary processes required to support the entire software lifecycle, and result in the development of sustainable community software elements and reusable components at all levels of the software stack.