TAT Disaster Grant Funding FY18



Funding Opportunity ID: 297891
Opportunity Number: TATDISASTERFY18
Opportunity Title: TAT Disaster Grant Funding FY18
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Disaster Prevention and Relief
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 10.761
Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: Eligibility criteria for TAT grants is as follows: (a) Entities eligible for grants must be private nonprofit organizations with tax exempt status, designated by the Internal Revenue Service. A nonprofit organization is defined as any corporation, trust, association,cooperative, or other organization that: (1) Is operated primarily for scientific, education, service, charitable, or similar purposes in the public interest. (2) Is not organized primarily for profit. (3) Uses its net proceeds to maintain, improve, and/or expand its operations. (b) Entities must be legally established and located within a state as defined in� 1775.2. (c) Organizations must be incorporated by December 31 of the year the application period occurs to be eligible for funds. (d)Private businesses, Federal agencies, public bodies, and individuals are ineligible for these grants.(e) Applicants must also have the proven ability, background, experience (as evidenced by the organization’s satisfactory completion ofproject(s)similar to those proposed), legal authority, and actual capacity to provide technical assistance and/or training on a regional basis to associations as provided in 7 CFR 1775.33. To meet the requirement of actual capacity, an applicant must either:(1) Have the necessary resources to provide technical assistance and/or training to associations in rural areas through its staff, or (2) Be assisted by an affiliate or member organization which has such background and experience and which agrees, in writing, that it will provide the assistance, or (3) Contract with a non-affiliated organization for not more than 49 percent of the grant to provide the proposed assistance.
Agency Code: USDA-RUS
Agency Name: Department of Agriculture
Utilities Programs
Posted Date: Oct 06, 2017
Close Date: Oct 18, 2017
Last Updated Date: Oct 06, 2017
Award Ceiling: $600,000
Award Floor: $0
Estimated Total Program Funding: $1,000,000
Expected Number of Awards: 2
Description: The additional funding made available under this notice for TAT/Disaster Relief grants will allow rural communities to rebuild water and sewer infrastructure damaged by recent disasters and enhance the security of the RUS loan portfolio. Qualified private, non-profit organizations with expertise and a record of experience in providing technical assistance and training to RUS eligible water and sewer utilities may apply to receive a grant to provide technical assistance to RUS eligible water and sewer utilities in areas covered by a Presidential disaster declaration on or after the date of this notice. Grants are for disaster recovery related technical assistance, including such services as helping eligible rural water and sewer utilities complete Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) claims, and file insurance recovery claims, address and cure outstanding delinquencies, and assisting new and returning RUS applicants prepare applications for water and waste disposal loans and grants as needed.
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