Marine Corps Systems Command Federal Assistance Program

To provide federal assistance in support of families of active duty Marines and in support of the betterment of the general public.

Grants for this Program

Agency - Department of Defense

The Department of Defense provides the military forces needed to deter war and protect the security of the United States through five major areas: peacekeeping and war-fighting efforts, Homeland Security, evacuation and humanitarian causes.

Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

Funds must be expended in accordance with the work identified in the proposal, in accordance with applicable Government-side cost principles as specified in the DoD Grant and Agreement Regulations.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

Other private/public nonprofit organizations which are operated primarily for educational or similar purposes in the public interest, and commercial concerns.

Beneficiary Eligibility

Other private/public nonprofit organizations which are operated primarily for educational or similar purposes in the public interest, and commercial concerns.


No Credentials or documentation are required. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-87.

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.


Application Procedures

This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-102. OMB Circular No. A-110 applies to this program. Proposals shall be prepared in accordance with instructions in individual program announcements. See (

Award Procedures

Awards decisions will be based on a competitive selection of proposals resulting from a peer and/or technical review.


Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.


FY2008 DoD Appropriations Act, Title VIII, Section 8030.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

From 30-90 days, depending on the authority under which the funds would be awarded.


From 1 to 15 days.


Re-application with new proposal is permitted.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

This program has no statutory formula.
This program has no matching requirements.
This program does not have MOE requirements.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

Normally from 12 to 36 months. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Monthly.

Post Assistance Requirements


Cost/Technical Progress Reports.

No cash reports are required.

Cost/Technical Progress Reports.

Reports of expenditures.

Continuous monitoring throughout the effort.


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. Other audits as deemed appropriate.


Recipient will maintain accounting records which will permit determination that the funds were used for the award purposes. Financial records must be maintained for at least 3 years; records shall be retained beyond the 3-year period if audit findings have not been resolved.

Financial Information

Account Identification



(Salaries) FY 10 Not Available; FY 11 Estimate Not Available; FY 12 Estimate Not Available

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

No data available.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

Department of Defense Grant and Agreement Regulations (DoDGARS), April 13, 1998, and individual program announcements.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office


Headquarters Office

Laura E. Caracciolo 2200 Lester Street, Quantico , Virginia 22134 Email: Phone: 7034325590

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Not Applicable.

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