When funds are available for grants, VA will publish a Notice of Fund Availability in the Federal Register. The notice will identify:
(a) The location for obtaining grant applications;
(b) The date, time, and place for submitting completed grant applications;
(c) The estimated amount and type of grant funding available;
(d) The length of term for the grant award;
(e) The minimum number of total points and points per category that an applicant or grantee must receive in order for a supportive grant to be funded;
(f) The timeframes and manner for payments under the grant; and
(g) Those areas identified by VA to be the “highly rural areas” in which grantees may provide transportation services funded under this rule.