Interoperable Communications and Training Project

The Interoperable Communications and Training (ICAT) Project will create a pilot training program tailored to the first responder and emergency management community in the primary areas of public safety project management, emergency communications and interoperability, and broadband technology use.



Agency - Department of Homeland Security

The Department of Homeland Security has three primary missions: Prevent terrorist attacks within the United States, reduce America's vulnerability to terrorism and minimize the damage from potential attacks and natural disasters.

Office - See Regional Agency Offices.
Website Address

http://www.dhs.gov



Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

Financial and nonfinancial assistance may be provided for the following: personnel costs, materials and supplies, equipment, travel, publication costs, subcontractor and supporting costs required for technical and other activities necessary to achieve the objective.

Restrictions on use of funds will be identified in the funding opportunity announcement and award provisions.

DHS grant funds may only be used for the purpose set forth in the cooperative agreement, and must be consistent with the statutory authority for the award.

Grant funds may not be used for matching funds for other Federal grants, lobbying, or intervention in Federal regulatory or adjudicatory proceedings.

In addition, Federal funds may not be used to sue the Federal government or any other government entity.

Refer to program guidance document.

Refer to program guidance.

Refer to program guidance.

Refer to program guidance.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

Refer to program guidance.

Beneficiary Eligibility

Refer to program guidance.

Credentials/Documentation

No Credentials or documentation are required. OMB Circular No. A-87 applies to this program.

Aplication and Award Process

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

This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-102. OMB Circular No. A-110 applies to this program.

Award Procedures

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

Not Applicable.

Authorization

Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2010 , Public Law 111-83, 2156 Stat.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

Refer to funding opportunity announcement.

Appeals

Not Applicable.

Renewals

Subject to future appropriations.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

Statutory formulas are not applicable to this program.
Matching requirements are not applicable to this program.
This program does not have MOE requirements.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

Refer to funding opportunity announcement. Awards are subject to the Cash Management Improvement Act for payment and/or reimbursement of expenditures. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: quarterly.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

Refer to program guidance.

Refer to program guidance.

Refer to program guidance.

Refer to program guidance.

Refer to program guidance.

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. 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

Grant records shall be retained for a period of 3 years from the day the recipient submits its final expenditure report. If any litigation, claim, negotiation, audit, or other action involving the records has been started before the expiration of the 3-year period, the records must be retained until completion of the action and resolution of all issues which arise from it, or until the end of the regular 3-year period, whichever is later. Grant records include financial and program/progress reports, support documents, statistical records, and other documents that support the activity and/or expenditure of the recipient or sub-recipient under the award.

Financial Information

Account Identification

70-0565-0-1-999.

Obigations

(Salaries) FY 09 $0; FY 10 est $1,000,000; FY 11 est not reported. - FY 2011 estimate not available.

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

No Data Available.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

44 CFR Part 13, Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Cooperative Agreements to State and Local Governments,A-87, Cost Principles for State, Local and Indian Tribal Governments (2 CFR Part 225), A-110, Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Agreements with Institutions of Higher Education, Hospitals and Non-Profit Organizations (2 CFR Part 215), A-21, Cost Principles for Educational Institutions (2 CFR Part 220), A-122, Cost Principles for Non-Profit Organizations (iii. 2 CFR Part 230), and A-133 Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations, in addition to program regulations, guidelines, DHS policy and procedures.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

See Regional Agency Offices.

Headquarters Office

Mike Dame, 245 Murray Lane, SW, Mail Stop # 0614, Washington, District of Columbia 20528 Email: Michael.Dame@dhs.gov Phone: (202) 343-1663.

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Not Applicable.



Social Entrepreneurship
Spotlight



Celebrity Support in Social Enterprises

Celebrity Support in Social Enterprises
Although celebrity names and support associated with social enterprises can be an effective tool to promote...



Social Sector Jobs

  Substance Abuse Jobs
  Social Services Employment
  Foundation Related Jobs
  Substance Abuse Jobs
  Social Work Jobs





More Federal Domestic Assistance Programs


Violence Against Women Act Court Training and Improvement Grants | Disaster Relief Appropriations Act-Emergency Food Assistance Program (Commodities) | Javits Gifted and Talented Students Education Grant Program | National Center for Preservation Technology and Training | White Mountain Apache Tribe Rural Water System |  Site Style by YAML | Grants.gov | Grants | Grants News | Sitemap | Privacy Policy


Edited by: Michael Saunders

© 2004-2016 Copyright Information Organizers, LLC