Special needs grants application.
To apply for a special needs grant, an applicant must obtain from VA a special needs grant application package and submit to VA the information called for in the application package within the time period established in the Notice of Fund Availability.
The special needs grant application package includes exhibits to be prepared and submitted as part of the application process, including:
Justification for the special needs grant;
Documentation on eligibility to receive a special needs grant under this part;
Documentation concerning the estimated operating costs for the needs of the specific population for which the special needs grant is requested;
Documentation concerning supportive services committed to the project;
Comments or recommendations by appropriate State (and area wide) clearinghouses pursuant to E.O. 12372 (3 CFR, 1982 Comp., p. 197), if the applicant is a State; and
Reasonable assurances with respect to receipt of a special needs grant under this part that:
The funds will be used to furnish to veterans the level of care for which such application is made; and that the special needs program will comply with applicable requirements of this part;
The recipient will keep records and submit reports as VA may reasonably require, within the time frames required; and give VA, upon demand, access to the records upon which such information is based; and
Adequate financial support will be available for the special needs program.
38 U.S.C. 501, 2002, 2011, 2012, 2061, 2064, 7721
(The Office of Management and Budget has approved the information collection requirements in this section under control number 2900-0554)
[68 FR 13594, Mar. 19, 2003, as amended at 68 FR 55468, Sept. 26, 2003]