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Title 7Subtitle BChapter XVIIPart 1774Subpart B → §1774.16


Title 7: Agriculture
PART 1774—SPECIAL EVALUATION ASSISTANCE FOR RURAL COMMUNITIES AND HOUSEHOLDS PROGRAM (SEARCH)
Subpart B—Grant Application Processing


§1774.16   Grant application processing and approval.

(a) Before starting to assemble the full application, the applicant should arrange through the Processing Official an application conference to provide a basis for orderly application assembly. The processing office will explain program requirements, public information requirements and provide guidance on preparation of items necessary for final determination.

(b) The Processing Official will determine if the application is properly assembled. If not, the applicant will be notified within fifteen Federal working days as to what additional submittal items are needed.

(c) The Processing Official and Approval Official will coordinate their reviews to ensure that the applicant is advised about eligibility and anticipated fund availability within 45 days of the receipt of a completed application.

(d) The Processing Official will submit the following to the Approval Official:

(1) “Water and Waste Project Information Summary”;

(2) Form RD 442-3, “Balance Sheet” or a financial statement or audit that includes a balance sheet;

(3) Letter of Conditions;

(4) Form RD 1942-46, “Letter of Intent to Meet Conditions”;

(5) Form RD 1940-1, “Request for Obligation of Funds”;

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