Who is eligible to apply...
Institutions of higher education offering graduate degrees in a community development academic program are eligible. An areawide planning organization (APO) or a State may apply for assistance for a program that will be conducted by two or more institutions of higher education. Institutions of higher education participating in an APO program must be located within the metropolitan or non-metropolitan area served by the APO. Institutions of higher education participating in a State program must be located within the State.
Costs will be determined on the merits of the application in accordance with guidelines of the Request for Grant Application proposal yearly competitions. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-87.
Note:This is a brief description of the credentials or documentation required prior to, or along with, an application for assistance.
About this section:
This section indicates who can apply to the Federal government for assistance and the criteria the potential applicant must satisfy.
For example, individuals may be eligible for research grants, and the criteria to be satisfied may be that they have a professional or scientific degree,
3 years of research experience, and be a citizen of the United States. Universities, medical schools, hospitals, or State and local governments may also be eligible.
Where State governments are eligible, the type of State agency will be indicated (State welfare agency or State agency on aging) and the criteria that they
Certain federal programs (e.g., the Pell Grant program which provides grants to students) involve intermediate levels of application processing, i.e., applications
are transmitted through colleges or universities that are neither the direct applicant nor the ultimate beneficiary. For these programs,
the criteria that the intermediaries must satisfy are also indicated, along with intermediaries who are not eligible.