Terrestrial Arthropod Inventories for the Alaska NWRS 2014

The summary for the Terrestrial Arthropod Inventories for the Alaska NWRS 2014 grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Fish and Wildlife Service, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Terrestrial Arthropod Inventories for the Alaska NWRS 2014: This project will conduct inventories to document the biodiversity of terrestrial arthropods on Alaska National Wildlife Refuges. Arthropod samples will be collected by Refuge Inventory and Monitoring staff in conjunction with vegetation surveys to provide a better understanding of basic community structure and to establish a baseline with which to monitor the effects of climate change and other stressors on pristine communities.
Federal Grant Title: Terrestrial Arthropod Inventories for the Alaska NWRS 2014
Federal Agency Name: Fish and Wildlife Service
Grant Categories: Education Environment Natural Resources Science and Technology
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: F14AS00219
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.649
CFDA Descriptions: Service Training and Technical Assistance (Generic Training)
Current Application Deadline: Jun 13, 2014
Original Application Deadline: Jun 13, 2014
Posted Date: Jun 6, 2014
Creation Date: Jun 6, 2014
Archive Date: Sep 30, 2014
Total Program Funding: $26,118
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $30,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $10,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
The US Fish and Wildlife Service, Headquarters Region 7 intends to award one single source financial assistance agreement as authorized by 505 DM 2.14 (B) to the University of Alaska Museum, Fairbanks. The amount of this award is $26,118. The period of performance is one year, starting January 1, 2015 through December 31, 2015.

This agreement is to be awarded without competition because the activity to be funded is necessary for the satisfactory completion of, or is a continuation of, an activity were funding and holding a competition would have a significant adverse effect on continuing or completing the activity. In addition, the University of Alaska Museum, Fairbanks is uniquely qualified to perform the activity based on a variety of demonstrable factors such as location (Fairbanks, AK); property ownership (collection of over 185,000 databased museum specimens for Alaska); technical expertise (completion of 18 Alaskan biodiversity research projects in remote regions of Alaska); and other such unique qualifications (a draft and fully vouchered (specimen and publication) checklist of over 8,000 arthropod species for the state, a frozen tissue collection of 2,902 cryovials has been assembled, and an NSF-funded full modernization and expansion of the collections infrastructure has been completed).
Link to Full Grant Announcement
http://www.fws.gov/alaska/funding_opportunity.htm
Grant Announcement Contact
Katherine Smiley, 907-786-3412 Katherine_Smiley@fws.gov
Katherine_Smiley@fws.gov

Fish and Wildlife Service 703-358-2459
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