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04/08/2014 REGISTER for the 2014 Grants Management Division Financial Assistance Workshop
11/21/2013 FY15 Acquisition Planning Memo
10/18/2013 Contract Performance Following the End to the Lapse in Appropriations
10/18/2013 Grantee Performance Following the End to the Lapse in Appropriations
10/01/2013 UPDATE! Lapse in Appropriations Notice to Contractors
09/26/2013 Lapse in Appropriations Notice to Contractors
09/26/2013 Lapse in Appropriations Notice to Grantees
05/30/2013 FY13 Late Acquisition and Grants Requests
05/28/2013 Implications of Administrative Furlough on NOAA Contracts
02/01/2013 FY14 Acquisition Planning Memorandum
11/07/2012 FY13 Continuing Resolution - Acquisition Policy
07/06/2012 AGO FY13 Acquisition Planning Extension Memo
07/03/2012 Conference and Group Travel Policies and Procedure
06/25/2012 All hands Acquisition Stand Down
05/30/2012 FY13 Acquisition Planning Memo
10/26/2011 Interagency Agreements for Assisted Acquisitions
06/16/2011 New DOC Policy Issued on Use of FSSI Blanket Purchase Agreements for Office Supplies
03/29/2011 All Hands Memo from AGO Director
03/18/2011 "Myth-Busting": Addressing Misconceptions to Improve Communication with Industry During the Acquisition Process
03/07/2011 Mandatory Use of NOAALink Program and Contracts for IT Services and Products
12/06/2010 New Policy on Federal Funding Opportunity Notices
01/21/2009 All Hands Memo from AGO Director

Financial Assistance Cutoff Dates
FY2014
All Financial Assistance Final Plans 02/03/14
All Financial Assistance Actions 07/11/14


Acquisition Cutoff Dates
FY2014
Simplified and Commercial Acquisition ≤ $15,000.00 08/08/14
Simplified and Commercial Acquisition $15,000.01 - $150,000.00 07/11/14
Order Against Existing Contract $150,000.01 - $10,000,000.00  
Multiple Award 05/09/14
Single Award 07/11/14
Order Against Existing Contract  $10,000,000.01 and over  
Multiple Award 02/21/14
Single Award 04/04/14
Contract $150,000.01 - $650,000.00 04/04/14
Contract $650,000.01 - $1,500,000.00 02/21/14
Contract $1,500,000.01 - $10,000,000.00 01/24/14
Contract $10,000,000.01 and over 10/22/13
Modification (Administrative/Funding) 08/15/14
Interagency Acquisitions ≤ $10,000,000.00 (direct or assisted) 06/27/14
Interagency Acquisitions > $10,000,000.00 (direct or assisted) 05/30/14
FAAPS 02/28/14

It is important to be aware of and compliant with Procurement Administrative Lead Time (PALT). PALT is set forth in NOAA Acquisition Handbook Part 7, Exhibit 2 and should be considered in the context of the cutoff dates. Any action not identified above, consult the Contracting Officer for the appropriate submission timeframe.

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