WaterSMART Applied Science Grants for the Desert Landscape Conservation Cooperative

The summary for the WaterSMART Applied Science Grants for the Desert Landscape Conservation Cooperative 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 Bureau of Reclamation Denver Office, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
WaterSMART Applied Science Grants for the Desert Landscape Conservation Cooperative: The objective of this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is to invite States, tribes, irrigation districts, water districts, universities, nonprofit research institutions, nonprofit organizations, and other entities with water or power delivery authority to leverage non-Federal monies and resources by cost sharing with the Bureau of Reclamation on applied science projects, to meet shared priorities with Desert LCC partners, and that are designed to enhance the management of natural and cultural resources in a changing climate. This includes analyzing the impacts of climate change and other landscape scale stressors on natural or cultural resources that affect or are affected by water resources management, and developing tools to assess and adapt to those impacts within the boundaries of the Desert LCC. Eligible projects are intended to focus on the shared priorities of Reclamation and LCC partners identified through the formation of the Desert LCC. Projects will also support ongoing efforts under the SECURE Water Act (Subtitle F of Title IX of the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009, Public Law 111 11 (42 United States Code [U.S.C] 10364)) and the Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act (FWCA), 16 U.S.C 661-666c, as delegated to Reclamation in Departmental Manual (DM) 255 DM 1.1B.
Federal Grant Title: WaterSMART Applied Science Grants for the Desert Landscape Conservation Cooperative
Federal Agency Name: Bureau of Reclamation Denver Office
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: R11SF81307
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement Grant
CFDA Numbers: 15.507
CFDA Descriptions: WaterSMART (Sustaining and Manage America's Resources for Tomorrow)
Current Application Deadline: Aug 04, 2011
Original Application Deadline: Aug 04, 2011
Posted Date: Jun 15, 2011
Creation Date: Jun 28, 2011
Archive Date: Aug 05, 2011
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $200,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 10
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
In accordance with Public Law 111-11, Section 9504, of the SECURE Water Act and the Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act, 16 U.S.C. 661-666c, as delegated to Reclamation in Departmental Manual 255 DM 1.1B., eligible applicants include any: a. States and Territories identified in the Reclamation Act of June 17, as amended and supplementedspecifically Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, and the Virgin Islands b. Irrigation districts, water districts, and other organizations with water or power delivery in the Western United States or Territories as identified in the Reclamation Act of June 17, as amended and supplementedspecifically Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, and the Virgin Islands c. Tribes located in the Western United States d. Universities located in the United States; e. Nonprofit research institutions located in the United States f. Nonprofit organizations located in the United States o Nonprofit organizations are eligible to apply for funding under all three task areas if the proposal addresses fish or wildlife habitat in wetland, riparian, or aquatic areas and there is a nexus to a Reclamation project or activity.
Grant Announcement Contact
Michelle Maher Grants Officer Phone 303-445-2025

Grants Officer [mmaher@usbr.gov]
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