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Applicant Info and Eligibility

Applicant Information

Application Package:
Application Package Instructions

  • Please note this is an electronic copy of the application package instructions for you to download and use as a guide only.
  • The application package that must be submitted can be found on the website.

Applications Available: March 21, 2018.

Date of Pre-Application Meeting:

  • The slides from the Webinar available HERE.
  • For those who were not able to attend, the webinar was recorded and be accessed HERE.

Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: May 11, 2018

  • Applications for grants under this program must be submitted electronically using the
  • Applications received by are date and time stamped.
  • Your application must be fully uploaded and submitted and must be date and time stamped by the system no later than 4:30:00 p.m., Washington, DC time, on the application deadline date.

Estimated Range of Awards: $4,000,000 to $12,000,000.

Estimated Average Size of Awards: $9,000,000.

Maximum Award: We will reject any application that proposes a budget exceeding $12,000,000 for a grant project.

Estimated Number of Awards: 7.

Previous Competitions

To learn more about the previous competitions, please visit the below links.




Eligible applicants include public entities (such as state or local government entities), private nonprofit entities, or a consortium of such entities.

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