Clean Energy and Power

Earth Mapping Resources Initiative

Agency NameDepartment of the Interior
Funding Amount$320,000,000.00
Bureau Name United States Geological Survey
Funding Mechanism Cooperative Agreement, Direct Federal Spending
New? No
Funding Mechanism Cooperative Agreement, Direct Federal Spending

Funding Amount Notes

Period of Availability Each fiscal year appropriated is available for obligation for 3 years. Funding will be received over a period of four years, with $8.668 million in fiscal year 2022 and $5 million in fiscal year 2023 through fiscal year 2025.
Recipients State Geological Surveys, Private Entities
Program Description To accelerate the U.S. Geological Survey mapping mission by providing integrated topographic, geologic, geochemical, and geophysical mapping; accelerating the integration and consolidation of geospatial and resource data; and providing an interpretation of both critical mineral resources still in the ground and critical mineral resources that may be reprocessed from mine wastes.
Eligible Uses Cooperative agreements or contracts for mapping and data. link
Statutory Location 40201
Federal Cost Share Requirement No non-Federal cost share required