Applications for technical assistance grants.
To apply for a technical assistance grant under this part, an applicant must obtain from VA a technical assistance grant application package and submit to VA the information called for in the technical assistance grant application package within the time period established in the Notice of Fund Availability.
The technical assistance grant application package includes exhibits to be prepared and submitted as part of the application process, including
Justification for the technical assistance grant;
Documentation on eligibility to receive a technical assistance grant under this part;
Description of type of technical assistance that would be provided (see § 61.50 );
Documentation concerning the estimated operating costs and operating budget for the technical assistance program for which a grant is sought;
Documentation concerning expertise in preparing grant applications;
Documentation on resources committed to the provision of technical expertise;
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 technical assistance grant under this part that:
The recipient will provide adequate financial and administrative support for providing the services set forth in the technical assistance grant application and will actually provide such services; and
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.
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]