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Community Services Block Grant Discretionary Awards_Community Food and Nutrition

Published on AidPage by IDILOGIC on Jun 24, 2005

Deadlines and process...


(1) Formula Grants: None is applicable for formula grants. Grants are awarded anytime during the fiscal year in which the recipient submits his or her application. (2) Direct Grants: Applications must be submitted within the time frame published in the Federal Register and www.grants.gov.

Note: When available, this section indicates the deadlines for applications to the funding agency which will be stated in terms of the date(s) or between what dates the application should be received. When not available, applicants should contact the funding agency for deadline information.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

(1) Formula Grants: Not applicable. (2) Direct Grants: From 60 to 90 days from the application deadline.

Preapplication Coordination

(1) Formula Grants: States are required to submit an annual application for the formula grant awards. (2) Direct Grants: The competitively-awarded grants are subject to the provisions of Title 45 CFR 74 and 92 and E.O. 12372. This program is eligible for coverage under E.O. 12372, "Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs." An applicant should consult the office or officials designated as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review. Applicants for funds are subject to the clearance procedures and requirements established by the States in which their projects will be conducted. Clearance action through the appropriate State clearinghouses must be initiated prior to or at the same time of submission of proposals to the Office of Community Services (OCS).

Note: This section indicates whether any prior coordination or approval is required with governmental or nongovernmental units prior to the submission of a formal application to the federal funding agency.


Not applicable.

Note: In some cases, there are no provisions for appeal. Where applicable, this section discusses appeal procedures or allowable rework time for resubmission of applications to be processed by the funding agency. Appeal procedures vary with individual programs and are either listed in this section or applicants are referred to appeal procedures documented in the relevant Code of Federal Regulations (CFR).


Not applicable.

Note: In some instances, renewal procedures may be the same as for the application procedure, e.g., for projects of a non-continuing nature renewals will be treated as new, competing applications; for projects of an ongoing nature, renewals may be given annually.