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programs, however, is permitted. $200,000 has been set aside to fund at least two project grants to State Agencies. Applicant Eligibility:
REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE:
Regional or Local Office:
Pam Phillips, Office of Strategic Initiatives, Partnerships and Outreach, Food and Nutrition Service, 3101 Park Center Drive, Alexandria, Virginia 22302 Email: Pam.Phillips@fns.usda.gov Phone: (703) 305-2298.
Only State agencies are eligible to apply for these funds. Other local agencies, Tribal Governments, Indian tribal organizations, non-profit entities, community and faith-based organizations, and academic institutions may formally partner with State agencies to submit a proposal. However, all proposals for this RFA must be submitted by the State agency and grant monies will be awarded to the selected State agencies. Beneficiary Eligibility: Only State agencies are eligible to apply for these funds. Other local agencies, Tribal Governments, Indian tribal organizations, non-profit entities, community and faith-based organizations, and academic institutions may formally partner with State agencies to submit a proposal. However, all proposals for this RFA must be submitted by the State agency and grant monies will be awarded to the selected State agencies.
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EXAMPLES OF FUNDED PROJECTS:
The selection official will consider each panels recommendations; however he or she may consider other USDA or FNS priorities such as geographic, demographic or socioeconomic diversity, and agency priorities in addition to the scores assigned by the technical review panels. The selection official may also determine that, based on their scores, few of the applications are of technical merit. In such a case, FNS may make fewer awards or smaller awards than expected or make no awards. In addition, FNS reserves the option to select one or more lower rated applications in order to achieve a diversity of projects and regional representation.
FNS will convene a panel of technical staff and SNAP staff from FNS to review and determine the technical merits of each grant application. The panel will read each grant application according to how well the proposals meet the program requirements in this RFA. The panel will assign each application a score using the evaluation criteria and weights specified below.
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Proposals must clearly describe the technology infrastructure in place and the proposed geo-mapping tools that will be used to meet proposal objectives (preferably by name such as ArcGIS Desktop, Google Earth Pro, MapPoint, Food Environment Atlas and/or other tools and software available including free and open source (FOSS) tools). The detailed description should include whether infrastructure and tools used for proposed activities are in-house, contractor maintained, out-sourced, client-server based, and/or web-based. Please be as detailed and descriptive as possible. Funds under this RFA may not be used for the following: Procurement of new or additional infrastructure (hardware and software). Please note: the purchase of new base layer data to meet project objectives is allowable. Any travel costs, including but not limited to: hotels, air fares, and per diem that may be associated with proposal activities. Support for GIS analyses not pertaining to SNAP. Cost-allocation across
No audits are required for this program.
See the RFA.
(Project Grants (Discretionary)) FY 11 $0; FY 12 est $200,000; and FY 13 est $200,000 - Two or more grants may be awarded. Range and Average of Financial Assistance: $50,000 - $100,000. PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Not Applicable. REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE: XII. ADMINISTRATIVE REGULATIONS Debarment and Suspension 2 CFR Part 180 and 2 CFR Part 417
was developed to address these requirements. FAPIIS contains integrity and performance information from the Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting System, information from the CCR database, and suspension and debarment information from the EPLS. FNS will review and consider any information about the applicant reflected in FAPIIS when making a judgment about whether an applicant is qualified to receive an award.
XIII. CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS AND OTHER GOVERNMENT REQUIREMENTS
A recipient chosen for an award shall comply with the non-procurement debarment and suspension common rule implementing Executive Orders (E.O.) 12549 and 12669, Debarment and Suspension, codified at 2 CFR Part 180 and 2 CFR Part 417. This common rule restricts sub-awards and contracts with certain parties that are debarred, suspended or otherwise excluded from or ineligible for participation in Federal assistance programs or activities. The approved grant recipient will be required to ensure that all sub-contractors and sub-grantees are neither excluded nor disqualified under the suspension and debarment rules prior to approving a sub-grant award by checking the Excluded Parties List System (EPLS) found at www.epls.gov.
This grant will be awarded and administered in accordance with the following regulations and the corresponding OMB Circulars that establish the principles for cost determination found at 2 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Subtitle A, Chapter II: Part 220, Education Institutions (OMB Circular A-21); Part 225, State, Local and Indian Tribal Governments (OMB Circular A-87); and Part 230, Non-Profit Organizations (OMB Circular A-122). Any Federal laws, regulations, or USDA directives released after this RFA is posted will be implemented as instructed.
Universal Identifier and Central Contractor Registration 2 CFR Part 25
Effective October 1, 2010, all grant applicants must obtain a Dun and Bradstreet (D&B) Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number as a universal identifier for Federal financial assistance. Active grant recipients and their direct sub-recipients of a sub-grant award also must obtain a DUNS number. To request a DUNS number visit: http://fedgov.dnb.com/webform.
Government-wide Regulations 2 CFR Part 25: Universal Identifier and Central Locator Contractor Registration 2 CFR Part 170: Reporting Sub-award and Executive Compensation Information 2 CFR Part 175: Award Term for Trafficking in Persons 2 CFR Part 180: OMB Guidelines to Agencies on Government-wide Debarment and Suspension (Non-Procurement) 2 CFR Part 417: Office of the Chief Financial Officer: Department of Agriculture Implementation of OMB Guidance on Non-Procurement Debarment and Suspension 41 U.S.C. Section 22 Interest of Member of Congress
The grant recipient must also register its DUNS number into the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) system, which is the repository for standard information about applicants and recipients. Current registration must be maintained in the CCR throughout the performance period of the grant award. CCR registration can be accessed at .https://www.uscontractorregistration.com/
FNS may not make an award to an applicant until the applicant has complied with the requirements described in 2 CFR 25to provide a valid DUNS number and maintain an active CCR registration with current information.
Reporting Sub-award and Executive Compensation Information 2 CFR Part 170
USDA Regulations 7 CFR Part 15: Nondiscrimination 7 CFR Part 3015: Uniform Federal Assistance Regulations 7 CFR Part 3016: Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Cooperative Agreements to State and Local Governments 7 CFR Part 3018: New Restrictions on Lobbying 7 CFR Part 3019: Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Cooperative Agreements with Institutions of Higher Education, Hospitals, and other Non-Profit Organizations 7 CFR Part 3021: Government-wide Requirements for Drug-Free Workplace (Financial Assistance) 7 CFR Part 3052: Audits of State, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations   Regional or Local Office: None. Headquarters Office: Leslie Byrd 3101 Park Center Drive Suite 732, Alexandria, Virginia 22302 Email: Leslie.email@example.com Phone: 703.305.2867
The Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act (FFATA) of 2006 (Public Law 109282), as amended by Section 6202 of Public Law 110252 requires primary grantees of Federal grants and cooperative agreements to report information on sub-grantee obligations and executive compensation. FFATA promotes open government by enhancing the Federal Governments accountability for its stewardship of public resources. This is accomplished by making Government information, particularly information on Federal spending, accessible to the general public.
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Primary grantees, including State agencies, are required to report actions taken on or after October 1, 2010, that obligates $25,000 or more in Federal grant funds to first-tier sub-grantees. This information must be reported in the Government-wide FFATA Sub-Award Reporting System (FSRS). In order to access FSRS a current CCR registration is required. A primary grantee and first-tier sub-grantees must also report total compensation for each of its five most-highly compensated executives. Every primary and first-tier grantee must obtain a DUNS number prior to being eligible to receive a grant or sub-grant award. Additional information will be provided to grant recipients upon award.
Duncan Hunter National Defense Authorization Act of Fiscal Year 2009, Public Law 110-417
10.585 FNS FOOD SAFETY GRANTS FEDERAL AGENCY:
Section 872 of this Act requires the development and maintenance of a Federal
a Government information system that contains specific information on the integrity and performance of covered Federal agency contractors and grantees. The Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information System (FAPIIS)
Food and Nutrition Service, Department of Agriculture AUTHORIZATION:
National Agriculture Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy Act of 1977, Section 1472(b), 7 U.S.C 3318(b); Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act, Section 6(a)(3), 42 U.S.C 1755(a)(3); Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010, 2010, Public Law 110-80; Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act, Section 6(a)(3), 42 U.S.C 1755(a)(3); National Agriculture Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy Act of 1977, Section 1472(b), 7 U.S.C 3318(b). , Public Law 110-80. OBJECTIVES: The Food and Nutrition Services Office of Food Safety provides funding to support its mission of increasing awareness, visibility, and impact of food safety on USDA nutrition assistance programs. There are six active grants funded: 1. The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) established a Center of Excellence for School Food Safety Research to provide science-based support to improve the safety of foods provided through the FNS nutrition assistance programs, particularly those served in schools and child care settings. The Center provides an interdisciplinary and timely approach to applied food safety research needs related to FNS nutrition assistance programs, particularly the child nutrition programs, and develop written communications to convey research results to a variety of audiences, including scientists, policy makers, educators, and practitioners. (competitive)
Preapplication Coordination: Preapplication coordination is not applicable. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372. Application Procedures: OMB Circular No. A-102 applies to this program. OMB Circular No. A-110 applies to this program. Not currently applicable. Award Procedure: All applications that meet the published deadline for submission will be screened for completeness and conformity to the requirements as announced in the RFA package. Grants are awarded by a competitive process via a technical review panel composed of FNS and other Federal staff that will meet to determine the technical merit of each grant application, provide a numerical score, and make recommendations to selecting officials. Deadlines: Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines. Range of Approval/Disapproval Time: From 30 to 60 days. There are presently no open requests for applications. Appeals: From 30 to 60 days. Renewals:
2. The National Food Service Management Institute, an institute established by Congress to support Child Nutrition Programs, provides support to the FNS Office of Food Safety for developing food safety education programs and materials and conducting applied research related to food safety education. (non-competitive)
3. The National Environmental Health Association supports and promotes the use of the Food-Safe Schools Action Guide and maintains the online peer-reviewed school food safety resource list. (non-competitive)
4. The Institute of Medicine Food Forum provides opportunities for science and technology leaders in the food industry, government, consumer groups, and academicians to identify and discuss contemporary issues related to nutrition, food science, food safety, and food technology. Outcomes of the Food Forum include meetings and workshops, summaries or proceedings of meetings and workshops, and independent cooperative projects. (non-competitive)
5. The National Education Association Health Information Network reaches teachers, custodians, schools food service workers, nurses, bus drivers, and other education support professionals with health messages. They will support the Office of Food Safety in creating a resource on preventing allergic reactions to food is schools, especially for foods serviced outside of the cafeteria as part of child nutrition programs. (non-competitive)
Not Applicable. Formula and Matching Requirements: Statutory formulas are not applicable to this program. This program has no matching requirements. MOE requirements are not applicable to this program. Length and Time Phasing of Assistance: Not currently applicable. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: quarterly. Reports: The quarterly and final programmatic and financial reports are required to be submitted by the grantee in accordance with the grant terms and conditions. No cash reports are required. Quarterly progress reports are required. Quarterly budget reports are required. The grantee will work closely with the Agency on performance progress. Audits: 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. Records: The grantee must maintain records in accordance with the Grant Agreement. Such records must be retained for a period of 3 years after the date of submission of the final report for the fiscal year to which the records pertain, except that if audit findings have not been resolved, the records shall be retained beyond the 3-year period as long as required for the resolution of the issues raised by the audit. Account Identification:
6. The School Nutrition Foundation reaches school nutrition professionals with educational messages and will support the Office of Food Safety in developing and delivering a series of webinars on produce safety. (non-competitive). TYPES OF ASSISTANCE: Cooperative Agreements (Discretionary Grants) USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS: Funding is provided to a university or organization to achieve the objectives of the grant. The university or organization may award sub-grants to obtain the expertise and skills needed to accomplish the objectives of the Center. Guidance on restrictions are set forth in the grant document. Applicant Eligibility: Assistance may be used to conduct research or perform other tasks to benefit FNS nutrition assistance programs in the area of food safety. Beneficiary Eligibility: FNS nutrition assistance program decision makers, FNS nutrition assistance program providers, and children and teachers. Credentials/Documentation: Not currently applicable. OMB Circular No. A-87 applies to this program.
Obligations: (Salaries) FY 11 $1,970,815; FY 12 est $515,000; and FY 13 est $1,215,000 FY11: National Food Service Management Institute, $115,000; Institute of Medicine Food Forum, $15,000; School Nutrition Foundation, $48,368; National Education Association Health Information Network, $192,466; Center of Excellence, $1,599,981. FY12: National Food Service Management Institute, $400,000; Institute of Medicine Food Forum, $15,000; National Environmental Health Association, $100,000. FY13: National Food Service Management Institute, 400,000; Institute of
Information Network to develop a booklet for school employees on managing food allergies throughout the school environment, which will be available in Summer 2012. Fiscal Year 2013: No Current Data Available REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE: 7 CFR Part 3015, 7 CFR Part 3016, 7 CFR Part 3017, 7 CFR Part 3018, 7 CFR Part 3019, 7 CFR Part 3021, and 7 CFR Part 3052. Regional or Local Office: None. Headquarters Office: Brenda Halbrook Office of Emergency Management and Food Safety Food and Nutrition Service 3101 Park Center Dr., Alexandria, Virginia 22302 Email: Brenda.Halbrook@fns.usda.gov Phone: 703-305-2608 Fax: 703-305-2420 Website Address: http://www.fns.usda.gov/fns/food_safety.htm RELATED PROGRAMS: 10.579 Child Nutrition Discretionary Grants Limited Availability EXAMPLES OF FUNDED PROJECTS: Not Applicable. CRITERIA FOR SELECTING PROPOSALS:
Medicine Food Forum, $15,000; Center of Excellence, $800,000. Range and Average of Financial Assistance: No Data Available. PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Fiscal Year 2011: Center of Excellence for Food Safety in Child Nutrition Programs FNS awarded a grant to Kansas State University in April 2011 to establish a Center of Excellence to conduct research related to food safety in Child Nutrition Programs. There is no research entity that focuses on food safety research in schools, child care, and other FNS programs, yet there is a need for science-based research to provide the basis for food safety education programs. NFSMI Food Safety Cooperative Agreement In FY 2012 NFSMI will continue to conduct program research, develop training resources, and conduct evaluations in the area of food safety. FNS also is working with NFSMI to develop educational materials on inventory tracking and management for district and school level foodservice employees. Norovirus Outbreak Prevention FNS analysis of data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that norovirus is the leading cause of food borne illness outbreaks in schools. FNS and NFSMI have developed norovirus educational resources for school foodservice staff, including fact sheets, mini-posters, and a video. Food Defense Awareness FNS initiated a food defense project following four years of nationwide awareness training conducted by FNS. The awareness training encouraged State and local program operators to develop food defense plans and identified resource materials to assist in the development of the plans. The next step is to provide State and local program operators with a resource to test their plans. In FY 2011, a draft tabletop exercise (TTX) resource kit was piloted at three sites. Also in FY 2011, FNS worked with NFSMI to develop and train a cadre of facilitators who can work with school districts to conduct a TTX. Produce Safety FNS worked with the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) and the National Food Service Management Institute (NFSMI) to offer the Produce Safety University (PSU) to support the growing interest and participation in fresh produce programs in schools, such as the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program, farm-to-school initiatives, and school gardens. PSU is a week-long course in produce safety for State agency staff and local school district directors for the NSLP. Training addresses food safety risks associated with fresh produce; good agricultural, handling, and manufacturing practices of fresh produce; hands-on training for fresh whole and fresh cut produce in various states of wholesomeness; fresh produce purchasing, receiving, storage, preparation and service. Fiscal Year 2012: Center of Excellence for Food Safety in Child Nutrition Programs The Center is starting projects such as an expansion of the school food cooling study and an evaluation of the guidance for developing a school food safety plan based on Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points principles. NFSMI Food Safety Cooperative Agreement In FY 2012 NFSMI will continue to conduct program research, develop training resources, and conduct evaluations in the area of food safety. FNS also is working with NFSMI to develop educational materials on inventory tracking and management for district and school level foodservice employees. Norovirus Outbreak Prevention FNS and NFSMI are also working on employee health and hygiene educational materials for schools and child care that will help minimize the likelihood of norovirus and other foodborne illness infections to be spread from ill food handlers. Food Defense Awareness In FY 2012, the tabletop exercise (TTX) resource kit is being field tested at three additional sites. The project will culminate in the release of a turnkey package that State agencies or school food authorities can use to conduct a school food defense TTX. The final field-tested resource kit is projected to be released in Fall 2012. Produce Safety FNS and NFSMI are currently developing train-the-trainer materials designed to help course attendees train others to extend the reach of the Produce Safety University. FNS also awarded a grant to the School Nutrition Foundation to develop four produce safety webinars, to be conducted in FY 2012 Food Allergies FNS and NFSMI are collaborating to develop a series of fact sheets on the eight major food allergens and related topics, such as roles and responsibilities of school foodservice staff and preventing cross- contamination. In FY 2011, a grant was awarded to the National Education Association Health
10.586 SPECIAL SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION PROGRAM FOR WOMEN, INFANTS AND CHILDREN; NUTRITION EDUCATION INNOVATIONS FEDERAL AGENCY: Food and Nutrition Service, Department of Agriculture AUTHORIZATION: National Agriculture Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy Act of 1977, Section 1403(8), 7 U.S.C. 3102, Section 1403(8), 7 U.S.C 3102. OBJECTIVES: To enable Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) to enter into grants and cooperative agreements with States and local governments, universities, hospitals and non-profit organizations to identify, develop and undertake projects to meet FNS program needs and the food, nutrition, and health of program eligible participants. The grantees and recipients would work cooperatively with FNS to: - Support researcher-initiated projects that use a common approach to reporting findings to ensure transparency and facilitate a meta-analysis of all projects; - Coordinate activities among researchers; ; -Effectively use technology and digital media to achieve desired outcomes; and - Advance communication and coordination to improve target behaviors.
The grants and cooperative agreements are to enable FNS to be more responsive to program needs and the food, nutrition and health needs of FNS program participants.
The objective of the WIC Perioconceptional Grant's is to establish a university-based grant series for researcher-initiated projects to demonstrate creative approaches to evaluate the impacts of WIC on periconceptional nutrition. FNS focus for this project is the direct and indirect effects of WIC participation by one or more family members during the periconceptional period and the implications for service delivery. During the periconceptional periodthe time period immediately prior to conception and in the first few days and weeks following conceptionnutrition can impact placental and embryonic development with critical lifelong implications. This project shall support a university-based grant series for researcher-initiated projects to demonstrate creative approaches to evaluate WIC impacts on periconceptional nutrition, coordinate activities among researchers, and widely disseminate findings from current research.
The WIC Nutrition Educations Innovations' Grant's objective is to enhance the effort to identify, develop, evaluate and disseminate innovative and effective
Cooperative Agreement Grants will be made to State and local governments, universities, hospitals, and non-profit organizations for awarding cooperative agreements, and grants to design, develop and evaluate innovate approaches for Food and Nutriton Service (FNS) programs, such as WIC, to meet FNS program needs and to strengthen their impact on the food, nutrition and health of program eligible participants. The grant and cooperative agreement recipient is task with: - making sub-grants, - coordinating efforts among sub-grantees, - evaluating impact of FNS programs, such as WIC, on food, nutrition and health, - providing a summary and syntheses of these and related efforts, such as meta-analysis on the results, - composing and coordinating conference on observations and findings, and - providing FNS with cost neutral approaches to improving FNS programs.
Proposals will be evaluated on the criteria of research merit, overall approach, feasibility, and staffing/budget/time line. Based on the responses to the criteria, applications will be reviewed and scored by panel evaluators. The proposals will be ranked by score starting with the highest score and presented to selecting officials based on this ranking. Selecting officials will consider the panel rankings and comments, recommendations from Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) staff, and other pertinent information before deciding which proposals to fund. FNS selecting officials reserve the right to fund proposals out of rank order based on written assessments made by evaluation panel members, information provided by regional office staff, and agency priorities.
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time:
As specified in the RFPs for the WIC Nutritional Education Innovations Grant and the WIC Perioconceptional Grant.
As specified in the RFP for the WIC Perionceptional Grant and the WIC Nutritional Education Innovations Grant.
FNS' primary objective for these grants and cooperative agreements is to support interest in exploring better ways to improve and assess Food and Nutrition Service program needs and their impact on the food, nutrition and health of program eligible participants. The grants should enhance knowledge and further research activities by the academic community, FNS and others. See the RFP. The grant and cooperative agreement funds will be provided to recipients (grantees) who will be responsible to spend the funds in accordance with what is set forth in the grant or cooperative agreement, and applicable Federal circulars such as A-110. The source and use of the funds for the grants and cooperative agreements will be tied to a project of interest to one or more of FNS' program areas. FNS has the discretion to select (through competition) what institution will receive the funds and to what research endeavors they will be applied, assuming that research is not specified in the law or other directive. Applicant Eligibility: The assistance is to be used to establish grants and cooperative cooperative agreements to identify, develop and undertake projects to meet Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) program needs and the food, nutrition, and health of program eligible participants. Beneficiary Eligibility: Cooperative agreements are to be awarded to State and local governments, hospitals, non-profit organizations and accredited colleges/universities offering advanced degrees at the PhD level in biological and social sciences such as sociology, psychology, education, nutrition, public health and economics. This is a requirement for the selected recipient of the grants and cooperative agreements, not the sub-grantees. Cooperative agreement recipients are to award sub-grants to researchers to identify, develop and evaluate interventions and innovative approaches to strengthen the impact of Food and Nutrition Service programs, such as WIC, on the food, nutrition and health of program eligible participants.
Formula and Matching Requirements: 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: The total time period for which a grant or cooperative agreement is awarded may not exceed 60 months. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Funding will be made to successful recipients as specified in the terms of the grant or cooperative agreement with Food and Nutrition Service or as applicable under federal regulation requirements. Reports: Program reports are required according to the terms of the grant or cooperative agreement with Food and Nutrition Service or as applicable under federal regulation requirements. Report SF-PPR is to be filed by the recipient according to the terms of the grant or cooperative agreement. Cash reports are not applicable. Progress reports are required according to the terms of the grant or cooperative agreement with Food and Nutrition Service or as applicable under federal regulation requirements. Expenditure reports are required according to the terms of the grant or cooperative agreement with Food and Nutrition Service or as applicable under federal regulation requirements. Report SF 425 is to be filed by the recipient according to the terms of the agreement or as applicable under federal regulation requirements. Performance monitoring reports are required to be filed by the recipient according to the terms of the cooperative agreement with Food and Nutrition Service or as applicable under federal regulation requirements.
OMB Circulator No. A-87 applies to this program. Nonprofit organizations are required to submit proof of nonprofit status. OMB Circular No. A-87 applies to this program. Preapplication Coordination:
Preapplication coordination is not applicable. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
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