The Department of the Interior protects and provides access to the Nation's natural and cultural heritage, including responsibilities to Indian tribes and island communities. Departmental goals include resource protection and usage, overseeing recreational opportunities, serving communities and excellence in management.
Uses and Use Restrictions
To be used in accordance with all applicable Federal and State laws, only for 1 or more of the following purposes A) Projects and activities for the purposes of coastal protection, including conservation, coastal restoration, hurricane protection, and infrastructure directly affected by coastal wetland losses B) mitigation of damage to fish, wildlife or natural resources; C) implementation of a federally-approved marine, coastal or comprehensive conservation management plan; D) Mitigation of the impact of Outer Continental Shelf activities through the funding of onshore infrastructure projects; E) Planning assistance and the administrative costs of complying with this section.
(2) Limitation: Not more than 3 percent of amount received may be spent on planning assistance and compliance administrative costs.
No Credentials or documentation are required. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-87.
Aplication and Award Process
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Environmental impact information is not required for this program.
This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.
OMB Circular No. A-102 applies to this program. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-110. No application is necessary.
Automatic distribution is made as authorized by law.
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Public Law 109-432, 120 STAT 3000.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
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
Not applicable. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Information not available.
Post Assistance Requirements
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.
14-5535-0-0-000 - 14X5535.
(Direct Payments for Specified Use) FY 10 $2,729,744; FY 11 $865,000; FY 12 $380,000
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
Regional or Local Office
See Regional Agency Offices. U.S. Department of Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue, Financial Management, Denver Federal Center, Building 85, MS 61211B, P.O. Box 25165, Denver, CO 80225-0165.
Director U.S. Department of the Interior, Office of Natural Resources Revenue, 1849 C Street, NW. Mail Stop 60000B, Washington, District of Columbia 20240 Phone: (202) 254-5573
Criteria for Selecting Proposals