DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
FORT WORTH DISTRICT, CORPS OF ENGINEERS
P.O. BOX 17300
FORT WORTH, TX 76102-0300
REQUEST FOR STATEMENT OF INTEREST W9126G-2 -2-SOI-4289
Applicants must be a member in one of the following Cooperative Ecosystem Studies: Great Lakes Northern Forest, Chesapeake Watershed, North Atlantic Coast CESU Regions
Project Title: Natural Resource Management Support for Natural Resource Branch, Fort Drum, New York.
A cooperative agreement is being offered ONLY to members of the Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Units (CESU) Program Region(s) identified above. Award will be made upon mutual agreement and acceptance of the terms and conditions contained in the request for proposal and of the recipient’s CESU Master Agreement. Note the established CESU Program indirect rate is 17.5%.
Responses to this Request for Statements of Interest will be used to identify potential organizations for this project. Approximately $412,425 is expected to be available to support this project for the base period. Additional funding may be available to the successful recipient for optional tasks and/or follow on work in subsequent years.
NOTE: This project will be awarded under the authority of 10 USC 670c-1, Sikes Act: For projects for the implementation and enforcement of integrated natural resources management plans, priority shall be given to award to Federal and State agencies having responsibility for the conservation or management of fish or wildlife.
Period of Performance. The base period of agreement will extend 12 months from date of award. There may be up to four 12-month follow-on periods based on availability of funding.
Description of Anticipated Work: See attached Statement of Objectives
NOTE: At this time we are only requesting that you demonstrate available qualifications and capability for performing similar or same type of work by submitting a Statement of Interest. A full proposal and budget are NOT requested at this time.
Preparation of your Statement of Interest: Provide the following (Maximum length: 2 pages, single-spaced, 12 pt. font):
Submission of Your Statement of Interest
USACE, Fort Worth District
USACE, Fort Worth District
Review of Statements Received: All statements of interest received from a member of the CESU Region(s) identified above will be evaluated by a board comprised of one or more people at the receiving installation or activity, who will determine which statement(s) best meet the program objectives: offer the most highly qualified Principal Investigator, have the most relevant experience and the highest capability to successfully meet the program objectives. Submitters whose statements are determined to best meet the program objectives will be invited to submit a full proposal.
Timeline for Review of Statements of Interest: RSOI’s are required to be posted on www.Grants.gov for 30 days prior to the Government making a decision and requesting full proposals.
Full RSOI with SOW in PDF B01_RSOI-Package-4289-NR-Mgmt-Supt