7 CFR 4280.186 - Applicant eligibility.
To be eligible for an Energy Audit grant or a REDA grant under this subpart, the Applicant must meet each of the criteria, as applicable, specified in paragraphs (a) through (d) of this section. The Agency will determine an Applicant's eligibility.
(a) The Applicant must be one of the following:
(2) A land-grant college or university, or other Institution of Higher Education;
(3) A rural electric cooperative;
(4) A Public Power Entity;
(6) A Council.
(b) The Applicant must have sufficient capacity to perform the Energy Audit or REDA activities proposed in the application to ensure success. The Agency will make this assessment based on the information provided in the application.
(c) The Applicant must have the legal authority necessary to apply for and carry out the purpose of the grant.
(d) The Applicant must:
(1) Be registered in the SAM prior to submitting an application;