Who is eligible to apply...
Funds are available to nonprofit organizations, State and local governments, colleges, universities, interstate agencies, individuals and signatory jurisdictions of the Chesapeake Bay Agreement. For certain competitive funding opportunities, the Agency may limit eligibility to a particular subset of eligible applicants consistent with the Agency's competition policy.
Compliance with 40 CFR Parts 30 and 31, and with Program Grant Guidance to matching funds. Costs will be determined in accordance with OMB Circular No. A-87 for State, Local and Indian Tribal Governments, OMB Circular No. A-122 for nonprofit organizations and OMB Circular No. A-21 for educational institutions.
Note:This is a brief description of the credentials or documentation required prior to, or along with, an application for assistance.
About this section:
This section indicates who can apply to the Federal government for assistance and the criteria the potential applicant must satisfy.
For example, individuals may be eligible for research grants, and the criteria to be satisfied may be that they have a professional or scientific degree,
3 years of research experience, and be a citizen of the United States. Universities, medical schools, hospitals, or State and local governments may also be eligible.
Where State governments are eligible, the type of State agency will be indicated (State welfare agency or State agency on aging) and the criteria that they
Certain federal programs (e.g., the Pell Grant program which provides grants to students) involve intermediate levels of application processing, i.e., applications
are transmitted through colleges or universities that are neither the direct applicant nor the ultimate beneficiary. For these programs,
the criteria that the intermediaries must satisfy are also indicated, along with intermediaries who are not eligible.