National Geological And Geophysical Data Preservation Program

Agency NameDepartment of the Interior
Funding Amount$23,668,000.00
Bureau Name United States Geological Survey
Funding Mechanism Grant, Cooperative Agreement, Direct Federal Spending
New? No
Funding Mechanism Grant, 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, State Universities Housing State Geological Surveys, Private Contractors, U.S. Geological Survey Science Centers And Other Department of Interior Bureaus
Program Description Implementation provides competitive grants to State Geological Surveys and funds projects executed by U.S. Geological Survey and other Department of the Interior bureaus to preserve, modernize, and make publicly available geological and geophysical data and assets.
Eligible Uses Preservation, documentation, and archiving of geological and geophysical data, maps, logs, samples, and other relevant materials; development and maintenance of a national catalog, creation and maintenance of physical and digital infrastructure in support of archival materials and data, technical and financial assistance related to archival material, and preservation of samples to track geochemical signatures from critical mineral ore bodies. link
Statutory Location 40203
Federal Cost Share Requirement No non-Federal cost share required