San Clemente Bell’s Sparrow Monitoring, San Clemente Island, CA

Published Date
February 29th, 2024
Close Date
March 28th, 2024
Award Ceiling
Award Floor
Expected No. Awards
Opportunity No.


Fort Worth District (DOD-COE-FW)

Eligible Applicants


Funding Category

Science and Technology and other Research and Development

Funding Instrument

Cooperative Agreement

Opportunity Category


Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement



The Fort Worth District is offering a cooperative agreement for the San Clemente Bell's Sparrow Monitoring project on San Clemente Island, CA. This funding opportunity is available only for Cooperative Ecosystem Study Units (CESU) under the Californian, Desert Southwest, and Great Basin CESU Units. The project aims to implement and enforce integrated natural resources management plans, with priority given to Federal and State agencies responsible for fish or wildlife conservation or management. The base period of agreement will be 18 months, with the possibility of up to four 18-month follow-on periods based on project needs and funding availability. The anticipated funding for the base period is approximately $378,130, with additional funding potentially available for optional tasks and follow-on work in subsequent years. Interested organizations must submit a Statement of Interest by 12:00 P.M., Central Time, on March 28, 2024. For more information and submission, contact Sandy Justman, Grants Specialist, at or Kathy Mitchell, Environmental Agreements PM, at This project is in accordance with the 10 USC 670c-1, Sikes Act.


NOTE: At this time we are only requesting that you demonstrate available qualifications and capabaility 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. Project Title: San Clemente Bell’s Sparrow Monitoring, San Clemente Island, CAA 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 the 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 $378,130 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 18 months from date of award. There may be up to four 18-month follow-on periods based on project needs and availability of funding. Description of Anticipated Work: See attached Statement of Objectives Submission of Your Statement of Interest 1. Statements of Interest are due by 12:00 P.M., Central Time, on 28 Mar 2024.2. Submit your Statement of Interest via e-mail attachments or direct questions to:Sandy JustmanGrants SpecialistUSACE, Fort Worth DistrictEmail: 817-886-1073Kathy MitchellEnvironmental Agreements PMUSACE, Fort Worth DistrictEmail: 817-886-1709Please review the Full RSOI Package in the related documents tab.

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