Statistical and Survey Methods for National Resources Inventory

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Statistical and Survey Methods for National Resources Inventory: The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announces the availability of funds and solicits proposals for a cooperative agreement to provide Statistical Unit services for the National Resources Inventory (NRI). This solication for proposals is intended to promote greater innovation and development related to NRI. To respond to this solicitation, applicants must be eligible and submit proposals that respond to the priorities and related criteria in this solicitation. Proposals in the appropriate form and the required number of copies must be submitted to the following address no later than 4:00 p.m. on April 2, 2004 to Management Services Division, NRCS, Post Office Box 2890, Room 5220 South Building, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250 The NRI is a longitudinal (statistical) survey of land use and natural conditions and trends on U.S. nonfederal lands. The NRI is conducted by the NRCS under the authority of a number of legislative acts including the Rural Development Act of 1972, the Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act of 1996, and the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002. The cooperative agreement will be awarded competitively, on the basis of: 1. Organizational Capabilities; 2. Autonomony and Objectivity; 3. Project Personnel; 4. Reputation; 5. Financial Considerations; and 6. Flexibility. As an added resource, applicants may review project details contained in "National Resources Inventory: Specifications for Statistical Unit to Provide Statistical and Survey Methods Support", available through electronic linkage provided at the end of this notice, under "Link to Full Announcement." The total amount of award for this 5-year agreement shall not exceed $11.5 million. Applicants should note that NRCS's money is appropriated annually; therefore, this cooperative agreement will be funded yearly and only after money has been approved and obligated by Congress. Applicants should also be aware that they need to include in their proposals a budget: - that includes $500,000 for transition; - for each budget year starting from start of award for a period of 5 years. Specifications regarding the technical nature of the required statistical and survey methoology support are provided in National Resources Inventory: Specifications for Statistical Unit to Provide Statistical and Survey Methods Support, available at the following link: fttp://ftp-fc.sc.egov.usda.gov/NHQ. After accessing the above link, go to subdirectory: pub/outgoing; filename: NRI Statistical Unit Spec.doc. Specifications may also be obtained by email by contacting Carla Kertis (301) 504-2279. These specifications must be considered in written proposals.
Federal Grant Title: Statistical and Survey Methods for National Resources Inventory
Federal Agency Name: Grants Agreements
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-GRANTS-121803-001
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 10.902
CFDA Descriptions: Soil and Water Conservation
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: Feb 27, 2004
Posted Date: Feb 26, 2004
Creation Date: May 02, 2004
Archive Date: May 02, 2004
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $11,500,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments Public and State controlled institutions of higher education Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Grant Announcement Contact
Leonard, Sheila, Grants and Agreements Specialist, Phone 202-720-2604, Fax 202-720-7149, Email Shiela.Leonard@USDA.gov Shiela.Leonard@USDA.gov Leonard, Sheila
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