Funding Opportunities

RSOI: Natural Resources Support – Travis AFB, CA

Applicants must be a member in one of the following Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Units Regions: Californian/Colorado Plateau 

Project Title: Natural Resources Support – Travis AFB, CA

A cooperative agreement is being offered ONLY to members of the Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Units (CESU) Program Region(s) identified above.  Award will be made upon mutual agreement and acceptance of the terms and conditions contained in the request for proposal and the of the recipient’s CESU Master Agreement.  Note the established CESU Program indirect rate is 17.5%.  

Responses to this Request for Statements of Interest will be used to identify potential organizations for this project.  Approximately $668,572.00 is expected to be available to support this project for the base period.  Additional funding may be available to the successful recipient for optional tasks and/or follow on work in subsequent years.  

NOTE:  This project will be awarded under the authority of 10 USC 670c-1, Sikes Act:  For projects for the implementation and enforcement of integrated natural resources management plans, priority shall be given to award to Federal and State agencies having responsibility for the conservation or management of fish or wildlife.

Period of Performance.   The base period of agreement will extend 18 months from date of award.  There may be up to four (4) 18-month follow-on periods based on availability of funding.

Description of Anticipated Work:  See attached Statement of Objectives

NOTE:  At this time we are only requesting that you demonstrate available qualifications and capability for performing similar or same type of work by submitting a Statement of Interest.  A full proposal and budget are NOT requested at this time.  

Preparation of your Statement of Interest:  Provide the following (Maximum length: 2 pages, single-spaced, 12 pt. font):  

1.    Name, Organization, Cage Code, Unique Entity ID, and Contact Information (Email)

2.    Brief Statement of Qualifications (including):

a.    Biographical sketch of the Principal Investigator, to include specific experience and capabilities in areas related to this project’s requirements

b.    Relevant past projects and clients with brief descriptions of these projects

c.    Staff, faculty or students available to work on this project and their areas of expertise

d.    Brief description of other capabilities to successfully complete the project: (e.g. equipment, laboratory facilities, greenhouse facilities, field facilities, etc.)

Submission of Your Statement of Interest 

1.    Statements of Interest are due by 2:00 P.M., Central Time, on 8 July 2024.

2.    Submit your Statement of Interest via e-mail attachments or direct questions to:

Nicholas Aprea
Grants Specialist
USACE, Fort Worth District
Email: Nicholas.a.aprea@usace.army.mil
Office: (817) 886-1925

David Leptien
Project Manager
USACE, Fort Worth District
Email: david.b.leptien@usace.army.mil
Office: (402) 889-5570

Statement of Objectives - PURPOSE:

1.1 The Travis Air Force Base (Travis AFB) environmental programs ensure military mission activities are conducted in compliance with all applicable environmental laws, regulations and policies with cooperation and assistance from the Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s (AFCEC) Travis Installation Support Section (ISS).  Article I B of the master agreement states the objectives of the CESU are to: provide research, technical assistance and education to federal land management, environmental and  research agencies and their potential partners; develop a program of research, technical assistance and 
education  that involves the biological, physical, social sciences needed to address resource issues and interdisciplinary problem-solving at multiple scales and in an ecosystem context at the local, regional, and national level; and place special emphasis on the working collaboration among federal agencies and universities and their related partner institutions.   1.2 This work requires full-time onsite support person(s) located at Travis AFB. This work also requires off-site support for less than full-time projects that are seasonal in nature and require limited fieldwork at Travis AFB and the bases’ other geographically separated units (GSUs). The work shall involve activities associated with natural resources, such as field surveys, reporting, coordination, document reviews, travel to and from Travis AFB and GSUs for off-site personnel, attendance at meetings, project management, and GIS data management. 

 

RSOI: Natural Resources Support – Beale AFB, CA

 Applicants must be a member in one of the following Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Units Regions: Californian/Colorado Plateau 

Award will be made upon mutual agreement and acceptance of the terms and conditions contained in the request for proposal and the of the recipient’s CESU Master Agreement.  Note the established CESU Program indirect rate is 17.5%.   Responses to this Request for Statements of Interest will be used to identify potential organizations for this project.  Approximately $899,050.00 is expected to be available to support this project for the base period.  Additional funding may be available to the successful recipient for optional tasks and/or follow on work in subsequent years.   NOTE:  This project will be awarded under the authority of 10 USC 670c-1, Sikes Act:  For projects for the implementation and enforcement of integrated natural resources management plans, priority shall be given to award to Federal and State agencies having responsibility for the conservation or management of fish or wildlife.

Period of Performance
The base period of agreement will extend 18 months from date of award.  There may be up to four 18-month follow-on periods based on availability of funding.

Description of Anticipated Work:
See attached Statement of Objectives NOTE:  At this time we are only requesting that you demonstrate available qualifications and capabaility for performing similar or same type of work by submitting a Statement of Interest.  A full proposal and budget are NOT requested at this time.  

Preparation of your Statement of Interest: 

Provide the following (Maximum length: 2 pages, single-spaced, 12 pt. font):  

1.    Name, Organization, Cage Code, Unique Entity ID, and Contact Information (Email)
2.    Brief Statement of Qualifications (including):
a.    Biographical sketch of the Principal Investigator, to include specific experience and capabilities in areas related to this project’s requirements
b.    Relevant past projects and clients with brief descriptions of these projects
c.    Staff, faculty or students available to work on this project and their areas of expertise d.    Brief description of other capabilities to successfully complete the project: (e.g. equipment, laboratory facilities, greenhouse facilities, field facilities, etc.)

Submission of Your Statement of Interest:

1.    Statements of Interest are due by 12:00 P.M., Central Time, on 15 July 2024.

2.    Submit your Statement of Interest via e-mail attachments or direct questions to:

Sandy Justman
Grants Specialist
USACE, Fort Worth District
Email: Sandra.justman@usace.army.mil
Office:  817-886-1073


David Leptien
Project Manager
USACE, Fort Worth District
Email: david.b.leptien@usace.army.mil
Office: 402-889-5570

Review of Statements Received: 

All statements of interest received from a member of the CESU Region(s) identified above will be evaluated by a board comprised of one or more people at the receiving installation or activity, who will determine which statement(s) best meet the program objectives:  offer the most highly qualified Principal Investigator, have the most relevant experience and the highest capability to successfully meet the program objectives.  Submitters whose statements are determined to best meet the program objectives will be invited to submit a full proposal.   Timeline for Review of Statements of Interest:  RSOI’s are required to be posted on 
www.Grants.gov for 30 days prior to the Government making a decision and requesting full proposals.   Thank you for your interest in our Cooperative Agreements Program. 

RSOI: Integrated Training Area Management Program (ITAM) Support for Yuma Proving Ground, Yuma, Arizona.

Applicants must be a member in one of the following Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Units Regions: Californian / Colorado Plateau / Desert Southwest CESU Regions.

A cooperative agreement is being offerred ONLY to members of the Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Units (CESU) Program Region(s) identified above. Award will be made upon mutual agreement and acceptance of the terms and conditions contained in the request for proposal and the of the recipient’s CESU Master Agreement. Note the established CESU Program indirect rate is 17.5%. Responses to this Request for Statements of Interest will be used to identify potential organizations for this project. Approximately $195,000 is expected to be available to support this project for the base period. Additional funding may be available to the successful recipient for optional tasks and/or follow on work in subsequent years.

The deadline to apply is 12:00 P.M. Central Time on 20 July 2024. 

Submit your Statement of Interest via e-mail attachments or direct questions to:

Sandy Justman Grants Specialist USACE, Fort Worth District Email: Sandra.justman@usace.army.mil Office: 817-886-1073

Kathy Mitchell Project Manager USACE, Fort Worth District Email: kathy.s.mitchell@usace.army.mil Office: 817-886-170

Please see the attachment below for more information and details. 

 B01-RSOI Package YPG ITAM 20June24.pdf 

MEXICAN SPOTTED OWL SURVEYS NAVAL OBSERVATORY FLAGSTAFF STATION, FLAGSTAFF, ARIZONA

Agency Name: Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest

Description: The purpose of this Cooperative Agreement is to provide for Mexican Spotted Owl (MSO) surveys at Naval Observatory Flagstaff Station (Station). In order to accomplish this objective, the Cooperator shall conduct presence/absence surveys for MSOs at the same MSO calling stations censused from 2006 to 2023. The Cooperator shall follow the same survey methodology and calling routes as described in Johnson et al. (2007). All surveys will be designed and conducted in accordance with the current approved USFWS MSO protocol (USFWS 2003). The Cooperator shall document the age, sex, and activity (calling, foraging, roosting, etc.) of all MSOs or any other owl species detected during surveys. The Cooperator shall possess a current federal endangered species permit from the USFWS authorizing the Cooperator to conduct MSO surveys. Please see the statement of work, provided as a separate document, for a full description of the project.

 Eligible Applicants: Any Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit (CESU) Californian or Desert Southwest cooperative partner who qualifies under the DoDGARS Part 34 or 2 CFR 200 is eligible to apply. Please see applicable terms and conditions, provided as a separate attachment.

Application deadline: July 17, 2024. 

If you have difficulty accessing the full announcement electronically, please contact:
Kevin Magennis
Grantor Phone 6197055566

Email: kevin.e.magennis.civ@us.navy.mil

For more information visit: https://grants.gov/search-results-detail/354818

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RSOI: Conservation Support for Fort Hunter Liggett

The primary objective of this project is habitat restoration and invasive species control with the use of targeted goat grazing to support the conservation of the federally endangered arroyo toad (Anaxyrus californicus) at Fort Hunter Liggett (FHL), Monterey County, California. The work involves: baseline and annual vegetation surveys, coordinating goat grazing, data collection and analysis, incorporating FHL Fire Department prescribed burn activities, and annual and final project technical reporting. This request for RSOI posting is issued to the Californian, Great Basin, and DS-CESU Host Teams.  

This is a competitive action with Statements of Interest due no later than 10:00 AM, Central Time, Thursday 8 August 2024.  

             

Submit your Statement of Interest via e-mail attachments or direct questions to:

Sheri Vendemia Grants Specialist USACE, Fort Worth District Email: cheryl.r.vendemia@usace.army.mil 

Office: (817) 253-3341

Brian Hesford Project Manager USACE, Fort Worth District Email: brian.d.hesford@usace.army.mil

 Office: 402-200-8268

 RSOI Package W9126G-24-2-SOI-3672.pdf

Automated Organization and Analysis of Hydrologic and Infrastructure Data

ERDC seeks applications for methods to automate the organization of databases of stream gauge data, perform data visualization, and compute mathematical operations.

Phase I announcement will be open to receive statements of interest continuously until 2:00 Central Time (CT), 09 Aug 2024, at which point all statements of interest must be received. If invited to Phase II, full proposal applications will be due at 2:00 Central Time (CT), 30 Aug 2024.

Agency Contact: Stacy Thurman, Stacy.D.Thurman@usace.army.mil

 FOA_W81EWF-24-SOI-0034.pdf

RSOI: Natural Resources Support – Vandenberg Space Force Base (VSFB)

Applicants must be a member in one of the following Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Units Regions: Californian/Colorado Plateau.

A cooperative agreement is being offered ONLY to members of the Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Units (CESU) Program Region(s) identified above. Award will be made upon mutual agreement and acceptance of the terms and conditions contained in the request for proposal and the of the recipient’s CESU Master Agreement. Note the established CESU Program indirect rate is 17.5%.

Statements of Interest are due by Noon, Central Time, 9 August 2024.

Submit your Statement of Interest via e-mail attachments or direct questions to:

Sheri Vendemia Grants Specialist USACE, Fort Worth District Email: cheryl.r.vendemia@usace.army.mil

David Leptien Project Manager USACE, Fort Worth District Email: david.b.leptien@usace.army.mil

Office: 402-889-5570

See the attachment for more information: 

 RSOI Package W9126G-24-2-SOI-3535 NR Support VSFB (1).pdf