How to apply...
Each candidate is required to prepare an application describing such factors as the following: significance of its proposed project; proposed contribution to increasing knowledge or understanding of the problems; the prospective demonstration results of new strategies; the likely utility of the products; the prospective extent of information dissemination; and the potential replicability of the project. The design of these program efforts is not specified, but must conform to the purposes, as well as the performance and reporting requirements of the grant.
Note: Each program will indicate whether applications are to be submitted to the Federal headquarters, regional or local office, or to a State or local government office.
Applications will be reviewed by a Federal panel for fidelity to the Federal principles. The geographic distribution of the competitive applications, the availability of funds, assuring a variety of different program designs together with the Panel findings will be used to award these grants.
Note: Grant payments may be made by a letter of credit, advance by Treasury check, or reimbursement by Treasury check.
Awards may be made by the headquarters office directly to the applicant, an agency field office, a regional office,
or by an authorized county office. The assistance may pass through the initial applicant for further distribution by
intermediate level applicants to groups or individuals in the private sector.