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Homeland Security Advanced Research Projects Agency

Plant Pathogen
Number: 97.065
Agency: Department of Homeland Security

Program Information 

Program Number/Title (010):
97.065 Homeland Security Advanced Research Projects Agency
Federal Agency (030):
Department of Homeland Security
Authorization (040):
Homeland Security Act of 2002, Title 3, Section 307, Public Law 107-296.
Objectives (050):
Iowa State University is developing capabilities to detect and correctly identify the presence of plant pathogens present in other countries and threatening US agriculture through introduction into the US by deliberate or natural events.
Types of Assistance (060):
Project Grants (Cooperative Agreements or Contracts)
Uses and Use Restrictions (070):
The grant has been awarded with funds being sent directly to the Iowa State University by the Department of Homeland Security OPO Division.
Eligibility Requirements (080)
Applicant Eligibility (081):
DHS Components researching pathogen issues as weapons of mass destruction. Department of Agriculture, Department of Commerce and Department of Homeland Security Components.
Beneficiary Eligibility (082):
DHS Components researching pathogen issues as weapons of mass destruction. Department of Agriculture, Department of Commerce and Department of Homeland Security Components.
Credentials/Documentation (083):
No Credentials or documentation are required. OMB Circular No. A-87 applies to this program.
Application and Award Process (090)
Preapplication Coordination (091):
Preapplication coordination is not applicable. An environmental impact statement is required for this program. An environmental impact assessment is required for this program. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Application Procedures (092):
OMB Circular No. A-102 applies to this program. OMB Circular No. A-110 applies to this program.
Award Procedure (093):
Applications or plans are reviewed by DHS program and administrative staff. Any issues or concerns noted in the application will be negotiated with the successful applicant prior to the award being issued.
Deadlines (094):
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time (095):
Refer to program guidance document.
Appeals (096):
None.
Renewals (097):
This program is renewed or extended as needed per the Statement of Work.
Assistance Consideration (100)
Formula and Matching Requirements (101):
Statutory formulas are not applicable to this program.
Matching requirements are not applicable to this program.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance (102):
As required by solicitation. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Payment based on project need.
Post Assistance Requirements (110)
Reports (111):
See program announcement. See program announement. See program announcement. See program announcement. Records must be retained at least 3 years beyond the 3 year period if audit findings have not been resolved.
Audits (112):
In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular No. A-133 (Revised, June 27, 2003), "Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations," nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $500,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Nonfederal entities that expend less than $500,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in Circular No. A-133. These audits are due to the cognizant Federal agency, submitted through the Federal Audit Clearinghouse, not later than 9 months after the end of the grantees fiscal year.
Records (113):
Records must be retained at least 3 years beyond the 3 year period if audit findings have not been resolved.
Financial Information (120)
Obligations (122):
(Salaries) FY 12 $0; FY 13 est $0; and FY 14 est $0 - This project has ended with no further funding available.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance (123):
No Data Available.
Program Accomplishments (130):
Fiscal Year 2013: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2014: No Current Data Available. Fiscal Year 2015: No Current Data Available
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature (140):
Not Applicable.
Information Contacts (150)
Regional or Local Office (151) :
None.
Headquarters Office (152):
Joel Wall 245 Murray Lane, SW, Building 410, Mail Stop 0202, Washington, District of Columbia 20523 Phone: (202) 254-5819
Website Address (153):
http://www.dhs.gov; http://www.baa.st.dhs.gov
Examples of Funded Projects (170):
Not Applicable.
Criteria for Selecting Proposals (180):
Refer to the program guidance for information on criteria for selecting proposals.