Status Report

NASA Draft Cooperative Agreement Notice (CAN) Center for Research and Exploration in Solar-Heliospheric and Solar-Plaentary

By SpaceRef Editor
August 28, 2010
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Synopsis – Aug 26, 2010

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Posted on Aug 27, 2010

General Information

Solicitation Number: NNG10331134C
Posted Date: Aug 26, 2010
FedBizOpps Posted Date: Aug 26, 2010
Recovery and Reinvestment Act Action: No
FedGrants Posted Date: Aug 26, 2010
Classification Code: A — Research and Development
NAICS Code: 541712 – Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences (except Biotechnology)

Grant Specific Information

Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Number: 00.000
Cost Sharing or Matching Required: No
Estimated Total Program Funding: not available
Expected Number of Awards: not available
Ceiling Amount: none
Floor Amount: none
Funding Activity: Science and Technology and other Research and Development (ST)
Eligible Applicants: 06 – State controlled institutions of higher education
Eligible Applicants: 12 – Nonprofits with 501(c)(3) IRS status, other than institutions of higher education
Eligible Applicants: 13 – Nonprofits without 501 (c)(3) IRS status, other than institutions of higher education
Eligible Applicants: 20 – Private institutions of higher education
Link to Full Announcement:

Contracting Office Address

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, Code 210.S, Greenbelt, MD 20771


The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)/Goddard Space Flight Center is releasing a Draft Cooperative Agreement Notice (CAN) No. NNG10331134C for the Establishment of Centers of Excellence in the Solar-Heliospheric and Solar-Planetary sciences. The primary focus is the establishment of centers of excellence for collaborative research in Solar-Heliospheric and Solar-Planetary sciences between NASA, and Educational, or Not for Profit Science organizations, and Non-profits with 501 (c) (3) status, other than institutions of higher education.

The potential sources are encouraged to submit questions or comments on or before September 10, 2010, via email to the point of contact designated below. Additionally, you are further encouraged to submit questions or comments as they arise, in lieu of submitting them on the last day. The schedule for the review and selection of proposals for this CAN is as follows: Final CAN Issuance, Fall 2010, Proposals due +60 days, Award announcement/Agreement signed, First Quarter CY 2011. Dates are tentative- will be finalized upon issuance of final CAN)

Additionally, potential sources are advised that the intent of this solicitation is to award up to two Cooperative Agreement(s) as stated in the Draft CAN.

The Government intends to limit the eligibility of potential offerors for this can to educational institutions, not-for profit, and nonprofit organizations shall submit an offer which shall be considered by the agency.

Notwithstanding the posting of this opportunity at,, or at both sites, NASA reserves the right to determine the appropriate award instrument for each proposal selected pursuant to this announcement.

If you have any questions regarding this Draft, please direct those to Ms. Lakeshia Robinson at (301) 286-8086 or via email at: Lakeshia.M.

Point of Contact

Name: Lakeshia M Robinson
Title: Contract Specialist
Phone: 301-286-8086
Fax: 301-286-1773

Name: Dawn M. Fountain
Title: Contracting Officer
Phone: 301-286-3318
Fax: 301-286-1773

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