Research Statements of Interest and Funding Opportunity Announcements

Current Funding Opportunity Announcements

Collaborative Cambodian Completion Initiative

Agency: Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency

The Partnerships and Innovation Directorate, Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) is interested in a collaborative archaeological orientation and integration program that vets, familiarizes, and involves Cambodian archaeologists in DPAA’s fullest possible accounting mission in Cambodia. This effort will identify and develop collaborative U.S./Cambodia capabilities relating to the pursuit and resolution of unresolved casualty cases, battles, and other conflict-related events.

Funds Available Project funds available are approximately $1,800,000. The funding includes an overhead rate maximum of 17.5 percent.

Deadline: We request that Letter of Research Interest be submitted by 5pm EDT, September 24, 2021.

Contact:
Please direct responses or questions to Michael Dolski, PhD, Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA)

Southern California Beaked Whale Distribution

Agency: Department of the Navy

The Department of the Navy is seeking statements of interest that address the Navy’s monitoring requirements for passive acoustic monitoring of marine mammals in the Pacific Ocean. Generally, the Navy’s requirements include: (1) collect and analyze passive acoustic monitoring data for beaked whales in the Southern California Range Complex, (2) determine marine mammal presence from shipboard visual and acoustic arrays in the Southern California Bight and (3) develop explosive classifiers for naval and fisheries sources (4) develop an acoustic habitat model for marine mammals and (5) collect and analyze passive acoustic monitoring for marine mammals in the Gulf of Alaska.
Approximately $325,698 to $363,471 to support the base period requirements and $530,501 to $561,702 to support the Option Tasks of this project is expected to be available, contingent upon the availability of funds.

Deadline: We request that Statements of Interest be submitted by September 10, 2021 2:00 PM local standard time. This Request for Statements of Interest will remain open until an investigator team is selected. Statements of Interest received after September 10, 2021 2:00 PM local standard time is considered “late” and may not be considered. Please submit requests for information/questions no later than September 6, 2021 2:00 PM local standard time.

Contact:
Please direct responses or questions to Kevin Magennis, Contract Specialist, Environmental Acquisition Core

Field Biology Technical Assistance for Natural Resources Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam, Oahu

Agency: Department of the Army

Responses to this Request for Statements of Interest will be used to identify potential investigators for a project to be funded by Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam which provides professional and technical support for its Natural Resource Program in order to facilitate successful implementation of INRMP elements under the Sikes Act. Approximately $342,023 is expected to be available to support this project. Additional funding may be available for follow on work in subsequent fiscal years to the successful Recipient/Awardee.

Deadline: Responses due by 27 August 2021.

Contact:
Please send responses or direct questions to:

  • Sandy K. Justman, Contract Specialist USACE Ft. Worth District Tel: (817) 886-1073
  • Kathy Mitchell, Project Manager, USACE Ft. Worth District Tel: (817) 886-1709

Researching Methods to Improve Passage and Determine Impacts of Diversion and Flood Control Structures to Green Sturgeon

REVISED 07/16/2021 - This RSOI is now unrestricted and members of any CESU may apply.

Agency: Department of the Army

Responses to this Request for Statements of Interest will be used to identify potential recipients/cooperators for a project to funded by the by the USACE-Sacramento District. The purpose of this project will be to research how flood control projects impact green sturgeon with respect to entrainment, impediments to movement, and alteration of substrate, and identify demonstrable methods to ameliorate these impacts. Approximately $1,000,000 is expected to be available to support the mandatory tasks during the base period.

Deadline: Statements of Interest shall be submitted no later than 5:00 PM Central time on 11 August 2021.

Contact:
Please send responses or direct questions to:

  • Sandy K. Justman, Contract Specialist USACE Ft. Worth District Tel: (817) 886-1073
  • Greg Bonnell, Grants Specialist USACE Ft. Worth District Tel: (918) 951-0591

Collection and Development of Tribal Protocols Guidebook

Posted 06/25/2021

Agency: Department of the Army

Responses to this Request for Statements of Interest will be used to identify potential investigators for a project to be funded by the Department of Defense (DoD) Legacy Resource Management Program which assists DoD in protecting and enhancing natural and cultural resources while enabling military readiness. Approximately $125,000 is expected to be available to support this project for the base period. There are no additional option periods.

Deadline: Statements of Interest shall be submitted no later than 5:00 PM Central time on 19 July 2021.

Contact:
Please send responses or direct questions to Alisa Marshall, Grants Specialist USACE Ft. Worth District Tel: (817) 886-1068

Joint Region Marianas Area of Responsibility Cultural Resources Support Group

Posted 06/10/2021, FAQs added 6/14/2021 HST

Agency: Department of the Navy

Responses to this Request for Statements of Interest will be used to identify and provide a cultural resources support group to conduct basic research and provide technical support to assist the Commander, Joint Region Marianas (CJRM) in its mission to meet its commitments to the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA, 36 CFR 800) within the Joint Region Marianas (JRM) Area of Responsibility (AOR) associated with 2020 Guam PATT. Approximately $233,443 is expected to be available to support this cultural resources support group (contingent upon availability of funds).

Deadline: Statements of Interest shall be submitted no later than 900 Chamorro standard time (local Guam time) on 9 July 2021.

Contact:
Please send responses or direct questions to Thelman Fontenot, Contract Specialist NAVFAC Marianas Tel: (671) 349-4119

Lualualei Protected Species Management

Posted 6/7/2021

Agency: Department of the Army

Responses to this Request for Statements of Interest will be used to identify potential investigators for a project to be funded by Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) which provides professional and technical support for its Natural Resources Program in order to facilitate successful implementation of the Sikes Act Improvement Act (SAIA)(16 USC 670 et seq.), and the Endangered Species Act (ESA)(16 USC 1531 et seq.). Approximately $594,127 is expected to be available to support this project. Additional funding may be available for follow on work in subsequent fiscal years to the successful Recipient/Awardee..

Deadline: Responses due by 5:00 P.M., Central Time, on 03 July 2021.

Contact:
Please send responses or direct questions to:

Serianthes nelsonii Propagation, Outplanting and Maintenance within Marine Corps Base Camp Blaz Forest Enhancement Areas in Joint Region Marianas Area of Responsibility

Posted 5/25/21, Updated RSOI 6/3/21, Updated with new templates 6/24/21

Agency: Department of the Navy

Responses to this Request for Statements of Interest will be used to identify potential projects to be funded by the Department of the Navy (DON) in support of Serianthes nelsonii (S. nelsonii) conservation efforts on Guam within Marine Corps Base Camp Blaz in the Joint Region Marianas (JRM) Area of Responsibility (AOR). Contingent upon the availability of funds, approximately $618,283 is expected to be available to support the S. nelsonii project. RSOI updated 6/3/21 to clarify materials requested and extend deadline to June 28, 2021, 4:00 PM Chamorro Time.

UPDATED Deadline: Statements of Interest shall be submitted no later than 1600 Chamorro standard time (local Guam time) on 28 June 2021.

Contact:
Please send responses or direct questions to Thelman Fontenot, Contract Specialist NAVFAC Marianas Tel: (671) 349-4119


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