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Sacramento River Salmonid Habitat Restoration

Funding Opportunity ID: 325665
Opportunity Number: BOR-CGB-20-F002
Opportunity Title: Sacramento River Salmonid Habitat Restoration
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Natural Resources
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 15.512
Eligible Applicants: State governments
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility: State of California or an agency or subdivision thereof, an Indian Tribe, or a non-profit entity concerned with the restoration, protection, or enhancement of fish, wildlife, habitat, or environmental values as identified under Section C.1. Eligible Applicants under this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO)
Agency Code: DOI-BOR
Agency Name: Department of the Interior
Bureau of Reclamation
Posted Date: Mar 22, 2020
Close Date: May 21, 2020
Last Updated Date: Mar 22, 2020
Award Ceiling: $10,000,000
Award Floor: $0
Estimated Total Program Funding: $40,000,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description: The Bureau of Reclamation intends to issue a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO), for grants/cooperative agreements for The Central Valley Project Improvement Act (CVPIA) program. The NOFO has a goal to improve salmonid habitats in the Sacramento River in northern California. The CVPIA describes activities to be carried out in furtherance of the anadromous fish doubling goal in the Act. See specifically sections 3406(b)(1), 3406(b)(13), and 3407(e). This NOFO implements the continued spawning and rearing habitat restoration activities outlined in Reclamation’s and the California Department of Water Resources Biological Assessment, dated October 2019, and the Biological Opinion from NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service on the Reinitation of Coordination on the Long-Term Operation of the Central Valley Project and State Water Project. The need for the habitat restoration work to be funded under the NOFO is to improve anadromous fish production and survival to make progress towards the doubling goal of the CVPIA. Improved populations will result in fewer operational constraints on the Central Valley Project. Successful applicants will enter into a financial assistance agreement with Reclamation. Period of Performance will not exceed 5 years from date of issuance. BOR-CGB-20-F002 will post on grants.gov, at www.grants.gov. The end date for receipt of proposals is on May 21, 2020, no later than 2p.m. System for Award Management (SAM) applies to this NOFO. Prospective recipients must be registered in the SAM database or offeror is ineligible for an award. Information on SAM registration can be obtained via the Internet at http://www.sam.gov. The NOFO must be downloaded at the grants.gov website. No paper copy will be distributed. Questions concerning this NOFO must be directed, via email or letter, to John Hannon at [email protected]
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