Walker Basin Restoration Program

Quick Facts

Due DateJune 25, 2014 (Wednesday)
Award Amount$ 105,000,000 - $ 105,000,000
Category of Funding ActivityEnvironment
Eligible Applicants
  • Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education

Program Description

The Mid-Pacific Region of the Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) intends to issue a Notice of Intent (NOI) for a Modification to Grant Agreement R10AP20007 to National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), under the authority of catalog for domestic assistance (CFDA) 15.508, Agricultural Act of 2014, Title II, Section 2507, Public Law 113-79, enacted February 7, 2014 for the following program: Providing Water to At-risk Natural Desert Terminal Lakes. The principal activity proposed for this funding is for NFWF to continue to purchase land, water appurtenant to the land, and related interests from willing sellers in the Walker River and Truckee River basins to increase freshwater inflows to Desert Terminal Lakes. This new funding will augment the existing grant (R10AP20007) funds and will be used for the same grant purposes primarily water acquisitions from willing sellers and associated contractual and administrative support. In addition, the funds will be used to continue the conservation and stewardship activity of revegetation of retired farmland acquired by NFWF. A Determination by the Government not to compete this proposed financial assistance based upon Departmental Manual 505 DM 2, paragraph 2.14(B)(2 &4) is solely within the discretion of the Government. This notice of intent is NOT a request for competitive proposals. System for Award Management (SAM) applies to this NOI http://www.sam.gov. Questions concerning this announcement should be directed to Vivian Davis/Grants Management Specialist, by email at vdavis@usbr.gov.

General Information

Funding Opportunity NumberR14AN20005
Funding Opportunity TitleWalker Basin Restoration Program
Opportunity CategoryEnvironment
Funding Instrument TypeGrant
Category ExplanationNot Available
Number of Awards1
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementNo
Posted DateJune 11, 2014 (Wednesday)
Application Due DateJune 25, 2014 (Wednesday)
Application Archive DateJune 26, 2014 (Thursday)
Total Program Funding$ 145,000,000
Award Amount$ 105,000,000 - $ 105,000,000
CFDA Number
  • 15.508 - Providing Water to At-Risk Natural Desert Terminal Lakes

Eligible Applicants

  • Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education

Contact Information

Agency NameDepartment of the Interior
Program Information Website-
ContactOffice: Bureau of Reclamation
Vivian Davis
Grants Management Specialist

vdavis@usbr.gov

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