Cloud Seeding in the Walker Basin

The summary for the Cloud Seeding in the Walker Basin 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 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 Bureau of Reclamation Mid Pacific Region, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Cloud Seeding in the Walker Basin: The Mid-Pacific Region of the Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) intends to issue a Notice of Intent for a Grant Agreement to The Desert Research Institute, under the authority of catalog for domestic assistance (CFDA) 15.582, Farm Security and Rural Investment Act, Public Law 107-171, Section 2507(a)(1), for the following program: Cloud Seeding in the Walker Basin. BOR proposes to provide financial assistance for a grant effort to (1) initiate cloud seeding in the Walker River Basin in water year 2011 (beginning October 1, 2010), (2) continue cloud seeding operations for four additional years and (3) estimate the impact of the cloud seeding operations on Walker River flows using a hydrologic model. Refer to Notice of Intent (NOI) to award announcement, R10AS20027 for additional information. A Determination by the Government not to compete this proposed financial assistance based upon Departmental Manual 505 DM 2, paragraph 2.14(B)(1) and (4) is solely within the discretion of the Government. This notice of intent is NOT a request for competitive proposals. Central Contractor Registration (CCR) applies to this announcement. Information on CCR registration can be obtained via the Internet at Questions concerning this announcement should be directed to Vivian Davis/Contract Specialist, by email at
Federal Grant Title: Cloud Seeding in the Walker Basin
Federal Agency Name: Bureau of Reclamation Mid Pacific Region
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: R10AS20027
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 15.508
CFDA Descriptions: Providing Water to At-Risk Natural Desert Terminal Lakes
Current Application Deadline: Jun 14, 2010
Original Application Deadline: Jun 14, 2010
Posted Date: May 27, 2010
Creation Date: May 27, 2010
Archive Date: Jun 15, 2010
Total Program Funding: $1,357,569
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $1,357,569
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments - County governments - City or township governments - Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Additional Information on Eligibility
This requirement is posted as a Notice of Intent to award to The Desert Research Institute
Grant Announcement Contact
Vivian Davis Contract Specialist Phone 916-978-5543 []
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