Derby Dam Fish Screen Project


Funding Opportunity ID: 312938
Opportunity Number: BOR-MP-19-N008
Opportunity Title: Derby Dam Fish Screen Project
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Natural Resources
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 15.517
Eligible Applicants: Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Agency Code: DOI-BOR
Agency Name: Department of the Interior
Bureau of Reclamation
Posted Date: Feb 14, 2019
Close Date: Feb 28, 2019
Last Updated Date: Feb 14, 2019
Award Ceiling: $20,000,000
Award Floor: $20,000,000
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description: The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) intends to issue a cooperative agreement to Family Conservation Alliance LLC under the authority of Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) 15.517, Public Law 85-624, 16 U.S.C. 661 et seq., as amended, and Section 7(a) Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act (FWCA), (70 Stat 1122; 16 U.S.C. 742f(a)), as limited and delegated by the Secretary of the Interior delegation of authority to the Bureau of Reclamation at 255 DM 1.1B, Section (a). Total amount of agreement is $20M with Reclamation providing $15M in Federal Funds for FY19. The purpose of the project is to conduct design, construction, and commissioning of a horizontal fish screen below the headworks of the Truckee Canal at Derby Dam. The fish screen is a system of components which is made up of the fish screen structure and appurtenances. Components that make up the fish screen structure includes, but is not limited to, the attenuation bay, taper walls, screen material, and weir walls. The appurtenant structures include inlet flumes, gate structures, fish return structures, conveyance flumes, bypass structures, as well as buildings and other structure required for the proper operation of the fish screen. (Refer to the Notice of Intent to Award Announcement No. BOR-MP-19-N008 for additional information). A Determination by the Government not to compete this proposed financial assistance agreement based upon Departmental Manual 505 DM 2, paragraph 2.14 (B)(4) is solely within the discretion of the Government. This notice of intent is NOT a request for competitive proposals. Questions concerning this announcement should be directed to Leanne Henderson, Grants Management Specialist, by email at
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