Assessing Sand and Mineral Resources on the Mid-Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf (OCS)

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) through the Marine Minerals Program (MMP) is offering a cooperative agreement opportunity to conduct research to serve the public interest in offshore sand resources, coastal restoration, coastal resiliency.The overall goal of this study is to coordinate and
credit:

implement sand, gravel, and strategic mineral resource identification, delineation and management practices for the mid-Atlantic region.This funding is available to East Coast state entities in the mid-Atlantic Region, including:
Virginia, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, and New York.

OCSLA Section 1345 authorizes the use of cooperative agreements with affected States to meet the requirements of OCSLA, including sharing of information, joint utilization of available expertise, formation of joint monitoring arrangements to carry out applicable Federal and State laws, regulations, and stipulations relevant to outer continental shelf operations both onshore and offshore.â¿¢ These awards will be cooperative agreements and must include substantial involvement by MMP staff in various aspects of study development and/or study conduct.State agencies and public universities (as defined by OCSLA) within the mid-Atlantic region, including Virginia, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, and New York, may submit applications.

One award will be considered; cooperative research (establishment of teams) is encouraged.

Contributions of matching funds towards these efforts, either as cash or in-kind contributions (such as salary, equipment, or a combination of both) is strongly encouraged but not required.The proposal will not be evaluated on the availability of matching funds.

Funding will only be available to one agency/university.

It is up to the state to decide on whether the proposal submitted will be a collaborative effort between multiple state agencies/universities or if only one entity.

It is recommended individual State Geologists serve as a coordinator for proposals involving collaboration between multiple agencies.
Related Programs

Marine Minerals Activities

Department of the Interior


Agency: Department of the Interior

Office: Bureau of Ocean Energy Management

Estimated Funding: $250,000





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Program Announcement

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Eligible applicants are domestic public and private nonprofit entities, tribal and urban Indian organizations, and community- and faith-based organizations that meet the following eligibility criteria may apply.

The statutory authority for this program prohibits grants to for-profit agencies.

* An applicant organization shall not be a current recipient of a SAMHSA Statewide Consumer Network Grant funds.

* An applicant organization must be controlled and managed by mental health consumers (see Appendix H - Glossary); * An applicant organization must be dedicated to the improvement of mental health services Statewide; * An applicant organization must have a Board of Directors comprised of more than 50 percent consumers; and * An applicant must complete the Certificate of Eligibility (see Appendix I of this document) indicating that the applicant meets all eligibility requirements.

Applicants must also provide necessary supportive documentation specified in the Certificate.

SAMHSA is limiting eligibility to consumer-controlled organizations because the goals of this grant program are to strengthen the capacity of consumers to act as agents of transformation in influencing the type and amount of services and supports provided to individuals with a serious mental illness and to ensure that their mental health care is consumer driven.

The statutory authority for this program prohibits grants to for-profit agencies.

As this program currently funds Statewide Consumer Network Grants from 2007-2010, eligibility for this grant announcement is restricted to consumer-controlled non profit organizations that are not currently funded by the program.

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Date Posted:
2018-08-14

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Archive Date:
2018-11-12



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