7 CFR 4284.10 - Ineligible grant purposes.

§ 4284.10 Ineligible grant purposes.
Grant funds may not be used to:
(a) Duplicate current services or replace or substitute support previously provided. If the current service is inadequate, however, grant funds may be used to expand the level of effort or services beyond what is currently being provided;
(b) Pay costs of preparing the application package for funding under this program;
(c) Pay costs of the project incurred prior to the date of grant approval;
(d) Fund political activities;
(e) Pay for assistance to any private business enterprise which does not have a least 51 percent ownership by those who are either citizens of the United States or reside in the United States after being legally admitted for permanent residence;
(f) Pay any judgment or debt owed to the United States;
(g) Plan, repair, rehabilitate, acquire, or construct a building or facility (including a processing facility);
(h) Purchase, rent or install Fixed Equipment;
(i) Pay for the repair of privately owned vehicles; or
(j) Fund research and development.
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§ 4284.10 Ineligible grant purposes.

Grant funds may not be used to:

(a) Duplicate current services or replace or substitute support previously provided. If the current service is inadequate, however, grant funds may be used to expand the level of effort or services beyond what is currently being provided;

(b) Pay costs of preparing the application package for funding under this program;

(c) Pay costs of the project incurred prior to the date of grant approval;

(d) Fund political activities;

(e) Pay for assistance to any private business enterprise which does not have a least 51 percent ownership by those who are either citizens of the United States or reside in the United States after being legally admitted for permanent residence;

(f) Pay any judgment or debt owed to the United States;

(g) Plan, repair, rehabilitate, acquire, or construct a building or facility (including a processing facility);

(h) Purchase, rent or install Fixed Equipment;

(i) Pay for the repair of privately owned vehicles; or

(j) Fund research and development.

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Title 7 published on 2015-01-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 7 CFR Part 4284 after this date.

  • 2015-05-08; vol. 80 # 89 - Friday, May 8, 2015
    1. 80 FR 26788 - Value-Added Producer Grant Program
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      DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, Rural Business-Cooperative Service, Rural Utilities Service
      Final rule; request for comment.
      Effective Date: This final rule is effective May 8, 2015. Comments Due Date: Written comments on this rule must be received on or before July 7, 2015.
      7 CFR Part 4284