How to apply...
Application kits may be requested from EPA Chesapeake Bay Program Office (CBPO), 410 Severn Avenue, Suite 109, Annapolis, MD 21403. The completed application including the final proposal should be submitted to EPA Region III Grants Management Office, 1650 Arch Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103 with a copy to CBPO in Annapolis for processing. The standard application forms as furnished by the Federal agency and required by OMB Circular No. A-102 must be used for this program.
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.
Each application and final proposal shall be evaluated by the Chesapeake Bay Program Office to determine the adequacy of the application under CBP objectives, including technical merit and relevance of the project. Each application will also be subject to an administrative review by the Region III Grants Management Office to determine whether all administrative requirements have been met. Funds are awarded by the Region III Office. For competitive awards, EPA will review applications, proposals or submissions in accordance with the terms, conditions, and criteria in the solicitation/announcement of the competitive funding opportunity. Competitions will be conducted in accordance with EPA policies/regulations for competing assistance agreements.
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.