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Title 7Subtitle BChapter XVIIPart 1776Subpart B → §1776.7

Title 7: Agriculture
Subpart B—DWS Grants

§1776.7   DWS Grant application process.

(a) The applicant must complete and submit the following standard forms to RUS to apply for a DWS grant under this part:

(1) Application for Federal Assistance: Standard Form 424,

(2) Budget Information—Non-Construction Programs: Standard Form 424A, and

(3) Assurances—Non-Construction Programs: Standard Form 424B.

(b) The applicant must submit a written work plan that demonstrates the feasibility of the applicant's lending program to meet the objectives of this part.

(c) The applicant should submit a narrative establishing the basis for any claims that it has substantial expertise in promoting the safe and productive use of individually-owned decentralized water systems. The Secretary will give priority to an applicant that demonstrates it has substantial experience of this type.

(d) The applicant must submit:

(1) A pro forma balance sheet at start-up and projected balance sheets for at least three additional years,

(2) Financial statements for the last three years, or from inception of the operations of the grant recipient if less than three years, and

(3) Projected cash flow and earnings statements for at least three years, supported by a list of assumptions showing the basis for the projections. The projected earnings statement and balance sheets must include one set of projections specific to the revolving loan fund, and a separate set of projections that detail the proposed applicant organization's total operations.

(e) The applicant may submit such additional information as it elects to support and describe its plan for achieving the objectives of this part.

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