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Title 7Subtitle BChapter XLIIPart 4280


TITLE 7—Agriculture

Subtitle B—REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (CONTINUED)

CHAPTER XLII—RURAL BUSINESS-COOPERATIVE SERVICE AND RURAL UTILITIES SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

PART 4280—LOANS AND GRANTS

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Subpart A—RURAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT LOAN AND GRANT PROGRAMS

§4280.1
Purpose.
§4280.2
Policy.
§4280.3
Definitions.
§§4280.4-4280.12
[Reserved]
§4280.13
Applicant eligibility.
§4280.14
[Reserved]
§4280.15
Ultimate Recipient Projects eligible for Rural Economic Development Loan funding.
§4280.16
REDL and REDG Loan terms.
§4280.17
Additional REDL terms.
§4280.18
[Reserved]
§4280.19
REDG Grants.
§4280.20
[Reserved]
§4280.21
Eligible REDG Ultimate Recipients and Projects.
§4280.22
[Reserved]
§4280.23
Requirements for lending from Revolving Loan Fund.
§4280.24
Revolved funds.
§4280.25
Revolving Loan Fund Plan.
§4280.26
Administration and operation of the Revolving Loan Fund.
§4280.27
Ineligible purposes.
§4280.28
[Reserved]
§4280.29
Supplemental financing required for the Ultimate Recipient Project.
§4280.30
Restrictions on the use of REDL or REDG funds.
§§4280.31-4280.35
[Reserved]
§4280.36
Other laws that contain compliance requirements for these Programs.
§4280.37
Application forms and filing dates.
§4280.38
Maximum amount of loans or Grants.
§4280.39
Contents of an application.
§4280.40
[Reserved]
§4280.41
Environmental review of the application.
§4280.42
Application evaluation and selection.
§4280.43
Discretionary points.
§4280.44
Limitation on number of loans or Grants to an Intermediary.
§§4280.45-4280.46
[Reserved]
§4280.47
Non-selection of applications.
§4280.48
Post selection period.
§4280.49
[Reserved]
§4280.50
Disbursement of Zero-Interest Loan funds.
§§4280.51-4280.52
[Reserved]
§4280.53
Loan payments.
§4280.54
Construction procurement requirements.
§4280.55
Monitoring responsibilities.
§4280.56
Submission of reports and audits.
§§4280.57-4280.61
[Reserved]
§4280.62
Appeals.
§4280.63
Exception authority.
§§4280.64-4280.99
[Reserved]
§4280.100
OMB control number.
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Subpart B—RURAL ENERGY FOR AMERICA PROGRAM

General

§4280.101
Purpose.
§4280.102
Organization of subpart.
§4280.103
Definitions.
§4280.104
Exception authority.
§4280.105
Review or appeal rights.
§4280.106
Conflict of interest.
§4280.107
Statute and regulation references.
§4280.108
U.S. Department of Agriculture Departmental Regulations and laws that contain other compliance requirements.
§4280.109
Ineligible Applicants, borrowers, and owners.
§4280.110
General Applicant, application, and funding provisions.
§4280.111
Notifications.

Renewable Energy System and Energy Efficiency Improvement Grants

§4280.112
Applicant eligibility.
§4280.113
Project eligibility.
§4280.114
RES and EEI grant funding.
§4280.115
Grant applications—general.
§4280.116
Determination of technical merit.
§4280.117
Grant Applications for RES and EEI projects with total project costs of $200,000 and greater.
§4280.118
Grant applications for RES and EEI Projects with total project costs of less than $200,000, but more than $80,000.
§4280.119
Grant applications for res and eei projects with total project costs of $80,000 or less.
§4280.120
Scoring RES and EEI grant applications.
§4280.121
Selecting RES and EEI grant applications for award.
§4280.122
Awarding and administering RES and EEI grants.
§4280.123
Servicing RES and EEI Grants.
§4280.124
Construction planning and performing development.

Renewable Energy System and Energy Efficiency Improvement Guaranteed Loans

§4280.125
Compliance with §§4279.29 through 4279.99 of this chapter.
§4280.126
Guarantee/annual renewal fee.
§4280.127
Borrower eligibility.
§4280.128
Project eligibility.
§4280.129
Guaranteed loan funding.
§4280.130
Loan processing.
§4280.131
Credit quality.
§4280.132
Financial statements.
§4280.133
[Reserved]
§4280.134
Personal and corporate guarantees.
§4280.135
Scoring RES and EEI guaranteed loan-only applications.
§4280.136
[Reserved]
§4280.137
Application and documentation.
§4280.138
Evaluation of RES and EEI guaranteed loan applications.
§4280.139
Selecting RES and EEI guaranteed loan-only applications for award.
§4280.140
[Reserved]
§4280.141
Changes in borrower.
§4280.142
Conditions precedent to issuance of loan note guarantee.
§4280.143
Requirements after project construction.
sect;§4280.144-4280.151
sect;§4280.144-4280.151   [Reserved]
§4280.152
Servicing guaranteed loans.
§§4280.153-4280.164
[Reserved]

Combined Funding for Renewable Energy Systems and Energy Efficiency Improvements

§4280.165
Combined grant and guaranteed loan funding requirements.
§§4280.166-4280.185
[Reserved]

Energy Audit and Renewable Energy Development Assistance (REDA) Grants

§4280.186
Applicant eligibility.
§4280.187
Project eligibility.
§4280.188
Grant funding for Energy Audit and Renewable Energy Development Assistance.
§4280.189
[Reserved]
§4280.190
Energy Audit and REDA grant applications—content.
§4280.191
Evaluation of Energy Audit and REDA grant applications.
§4280.192
Scoring Energy Audit and REDA grant applications.
§4280.193
Selecting Energy Audit and REDA grant applications for award.
§4280.194
[Reserved]
§4280.195
Awarding and administering Energy Audit and REDA grants.
§4280.196
Servicing Energy Audit and REDA grants.
sect;§4280.197-4280.199
sect;§4280.197-4280.199   [Reserved]
§4280.200
OMB control number.
Appendix
Appendix A to Subpart B of Part 4280—Technical Reports for Energy Efficiency Improvement (EEI) Projects
Appendix
Appendix B to Subpart B of Part 4280—Technical Reports for Renewable Energy System (RES) Projects With Total Project Costs of Less Than $200,000, but More Than $80,000
Appendix
Appendix C to Subpart B of Part 4280—Technical Reports for Renewable Energy System (RES) Projects With Total Project Costs of $200,000 and Greater
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Subpart C—[RESERVED]

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Subpart D—RURAL MICROENTREPRENEUR ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

§4280.301
Purpose and scope.
§4280.302
Definitions and abbreviations.
§4280.303
Exception authority.
§4280.304
Review or appeal rights and administrative concerns.
§4280.305
Nondiscrimination and compliance with other Federal laws.
§4280.306
Forms, regulations, and instructions.
§§4280.307-4280.309
[Reserved]
§4280.310
Program requirements for MDOs.
§4280.311
Loan provisions for Agency loans to microlenders.
§4280.312
Loan approval and closing.
§4280.313
Grant provisions.
§4280.314
[Reserved]
§4280.315
MDO application and submission information.
§4280.316
Application scoring.
§4280.317
Selection of applications for funding.
§§4280.318-4280.319
[Reserved]
§4280.320
Grant administration.
§4280.321
Grant and loan servicing.
§4280.322
Loans from the microlenders to microentrepreneurs.
§4280.323
Ineligible microloan purposes and uses.
§§4280.324-4280.399
[Reserved]
§4280.400
OMB control number.
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Subpart E—RURAL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT GRANTS

General

§4280.401
Purpose.
§4280.402
[Reserved]
§4280.403
Definitions.
§4280.404
Exception authority.
§4280.405
Review or appeal rights.
§4280.406
Conflict of interest.
§4280.407
Statute and regulation references.
§4280.408
U.S. Department of Agriculture departmental regulations and laws that contain other compliance requirements.
§4280.409
[Reserved]
§4280.410
Other laws and regulations that contain compliance requirements for this program.
§4280.411
Forms, guides, and attachments.
§§4280.412-4280.414
[Reserved]

Rural Business Development Grants

§4280.415
Rural Business Development Grants.

Eligibility

§4280.416
Applicant eligibility.
§4280.417
Project eligibility.
§§4280.418-4280.420
[Reserved]

Funding Provisions

§4280.421
Term requirement.
§4280.422
Joint funding.
§4280.423
Ineligible uses of grant funds.
§§4280.424-4280.426
[Reserved]

Applying for a Grant

§4280.427
Application.
§§4280.428-4280.429
[Reserved]
§4280.430
Notification of decision.
§§4280.431-4280.433
[Reserved]

Processing and Scoring Applications

§4280.434
General processing and scoring provisions.
§4280.435
Scoring criteria.
§§4280.436-4280.438
[Reserved]

Grant Awards and Agreement

§4280.439
Grant awards and agreements.
§§4280.440-4280.442
[Reserved]

Post Award Activities and Requirements

§4280.443
Grant monitoring and servicing.
§§4280.444-4280.447
[Reserved]
§4280.448
Transfers and assumptions.
§§4280.449-4280.499
[Reserved]
§4280.500
OMB control number.

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