Funding Agency:
Department of Defense

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Areas of Interest

The Fort Stewart/Hunter Army Airfield (FS/HAAF) environmental program ensures military mission activities are conducted in compliance with all applicable environmental laws, regulations and policies. Article I B of the master agreement states the objectives of the CESU are to: provide research, technical assistance and education to federal land management, environmental and research agencies and their potential partners; develop a program of research, technical assistance and education that involves the biological, physical, social sciences needed to address resource issues and interdisciplinary problem-solving at multiple scales and in an ecosystem context at the local, regional, and national level; and place special emphasis on the working collaboration among federal agencies and universities and their related partner institutions.

A cooperative agreement is being offered ONLY to members of the Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Units (CESU) Program Region(s) identified in the eligibility section. Award will be made upon mutual agreement and acceptance of the terms and conditions contained in the request for proposal and the of the recipient’s CESU Master Agreement.

Responses to this Request for Statements of Interest will be used to identify potential organizations for this project. Approximately $1,834,480 is expected to be available to support this project for the base period. The Government intends to award follow-on periods/tasks based on government need and funding availability. The anticipated total funding for this project is $8,068,223. Detail objectives for the follow-on tasks will be determined upon completion of prior periods of performance, then negotiated and awarded via modification to this agreement.

Deadline: July 26, 2023

Eligibility Requirements

This funding opportunity is ONLY available for Cooperative Ecosystem Study Units under the Piedmont South Atlantic / South Florida Caribbean CESU Units. In accordance with the 10 USC 670c-1, Sikes Act, projects for the implementation and enforcement of integrated natural resources management plans, priority shall be given to Federal and State agencies having responsibility for the conservation or management of fish or wildlife.

Funding Type





Environmental & Life Sciences

External Deadline

July 26, 2023