15 CFR 2301.8 - Submission of applications.
(a) Applications can be obtained from the following address: Public Telecommunications Facilities Program, NTIA/DOC, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW., Room H-4625, Washington, DC 20230.
(b) The Administrator shall select and publish in the Federal Register a closing date by which applications for funding in a current fiscal year are to be filed.
(c) All applications, whether mailed or hand delivered, must be received by the Agency at the address listed in the annual Federal Register announcement requesting applications at or before 5:00 P.M. on the closing date. Applications received after the closing date shall be rejected and returned without further consideration (but see § 2301.26).
(d) A complete application must include all of the information required by the Agency application materials and must be submitted in the number of copies specified by the Agency.
(e) Each copy of the Agency application must contain an original signature of an officer of the applicant who is legally authorized to sign for the applicant.
(f) Applicants must certify whether they are delinquent on any Federal debt.
(g) Applicants may be required to submit Name Check forms (Form CD-346) which may be used to ascertain background information on key individuals associated with potential grantees as part of the application, per Department Pre-Award Administrative Requirements and Policies.
(h) Applicant organizations may also be subject to a responsibility determination by the Department which may include but not be limited to reviews of financial and other business activities. Responsibility determinations are intended to ascertain whether potential grantee organizations or their key personnel have been involved in or are facing any matters that might significantly and negatively impact on their business honesty, financial integrity and/or ability to successfully perform the proposed grant activities.
(i) Unsatisfactory performance by the applicant under prior Federal awards may result in the application not being funded.