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3DEP Broad Agency Announcement Portal

The 3DEP Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) is a fair and equitable process that allows Federal, State, local, Tribal, and even private organizations to propose data acquisition projects. 

About the 3DEP BAA

3DEP relies on investments from a wide range of 3DEP stakeholders with interest in developing partnerships to share data acquisition costs in support of individual mission and business requirements. The 3DEP BAA provides a vehicle for partnering with the USGS and other Federal agencies to acquire high-quality 3D Elevation data to advance the program's goal of providing the first-ever national baseline of consistent high-resolution topographic elevation data – both bare earth and 3D point clouds.

Federal agencies, State and local governments, Tribes, academic institutions and the private sector are eligible to submit proposals. Applicants to the 3DEP BAA may contribute funds toward a USGS lidar data acquisition via the Geospatial Products and Services Contracts (GPSC) or they may request 3DEP funds toward a lidar data acquisition where the requesting partner is the acquiring authority. 

Since the first BAA in FY15, the USGS has supported over 210 projects resulting in more than 1,000,000 mi2 of new data.

Future Broad Agency Announcement (BAA)   

The FY23 Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for 3D Elevation Program (3DEP) is scheduled for release in August 2022. The BAA provides detailed information on how to partner with the USGS and other Federal agencies to acquire high-quality 3D Elevation data.   

    • Geospatial Products and Services Contracts

       

      The U.S. Geological Survey's (USGS) Geospatial Products and Services Contracts (GPSC) is a suite of contracts used by federal, state, and municipal governments, as well as non-profits, Tribes, and private entities to partner with the USGS to fulfill their geospatial data requirements.

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      Geospatial Products and Services Contracts

       

      The U.S. Geological Survey's (USGS) Geospatial Products and Services Contracts (GPSC) is a suite of contracts used by federal, state, and municipal governments, as well as non-profits, Tribes, and private entities to partner with the USGS to fulfill their geospatial data requirements.

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    • Financial Assistance

      Refer to the complete Federal Assistance Listings entry for applicant eligibility and program contacts (https://beta.sam.gov). All programs are subject to the provisions of 2 CFR Part 200 and Department of the Interior regulations 2 CFR Part 1402 and 43 CFR Part 12.

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      Financial Assistance

      Refer to the complete Federal Assistance Listings entry for applicant eligibility and program contacts (https://beta.sam.gov). All programs are subject to the provisions of 2 CFR Part 200 and Department of the Interior regulations 2 CFR Part 1402 and 43 CFR Part 12.

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Past 3DEP Broad Agency Awardees

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