A cooperative agreement is being offerred 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 $589,842.00 is expected to be available to support
this project for the base period. Additional funding may be available in the amount of
$3,863,552.00 to the successful recipient for optional tasks and/or follow on work in subsequent