Region 4 Genetic Management Plans

The summary for the Region 4 Genetic Management Plans 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 Fish and Wildlife Service, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Region 4 Genetic Management Plans: NOTICE OF INTENT. This Funding Announcement is not a request for applications. This funding opportunity is being implemented to provide genetic management plans and associated genetic data for six listed species in the southeastern United States. Specific objectives of the project include: 1) Provide technical support to the Service's regional geneticist by way of a postdoctoral researcher; 2) Generate genetic data consisting of thousands of single nucleotide polymorphisms for the following 6 species: Ouachita Rock Pocketbook (Arkansia wheeleri), Cumberlandian Combshell (Epioblasma brevidens), Fanshell (Cyprogenia stegaria), Spectaclecase (Cumberlandia monodonta), Bog Turtle (Clemmys muhlenbergii), Pink Mucket (Lampsilis abrupta); 3) Analyze genetic data to determine ideal broodstock populations for the above six species; 4) Develop a genetics management plan for each species; and 5) Publish peer-reviewed papers on conservation genetics of the above six species. A determination by the Government not to compete this proposed assistance based upon Departmental Manual 505DM2, paragraph 2.14 (B) (2) is solely within the discretion of the Government. Questions concerning this announcement should be directed to Artela Jacobs (404) 679-7197 or by email at
Federal Grant Title: Region 4 Genetic Management Plans
Federal Agency Name: Fish and Wildlife Service (DOI-FWS)
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: F17AS00425
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.678
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: August 31st, 2017
Original Application Deadline: August 31st, 2017
Posted Date: August 25th, 2017
Creation Date: August 25th, 2017
Archive Date: September 25th, 2017
Total Program Funding: $352,151
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $352,151
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $352,151
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: August 25th, 2017
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity below), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"
Additional Information on Eligibility
This financial assistance opportunity is being issued under a CESU program. CESUs are partnerships that provide research, technical assistance, and education.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Grant Announcement Contact
Grant Agreement Officer Artela Jacobs 404-679-7197
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