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Urban Waters

Urban Waters Small Grants Questions

2015/2016 Grants Competition – Questions & Answers

Questions must be submitted in writing via e-mail and must be received by the Agency Contact identified in Section VII of the RFP by November 6, 2015.

Applicants should use “UWSG Question” as the subject of the email. Written responses to frequently asked questions will be posted on EPA’s website in the Questions and Answers Document.

EPA strongly recommends interested applicants refer to the written responses posted on the website prior to submitting a question

Note to Applicants: In accordance with EPA's Assistance Agreement Competition Policy (EPA Order 5700.5A1), EPA staff will not meet with individual applicants to discuss draft proposals, provide informal comments on draft proposals, or provide advice to applicants on how to respond to ranking criteria. Applicants are responsible for the contents of their proposals. However, consistent with the provisions in the announcement, EPA will respond to questions from individual applicants regarding threshold eligibility criteria, administrative issues related to the submission of the proposal, and requests for clarification about the announcement. In addition, if necessary, the EPA may clarify threshold eligibility issues with applicants prior to making a final eligibility determination.

In addition, EPA will host one national Information Session regarding this announcement via webinar on Oct 22, 2015 at 2pm EST. EPA will attempt to answer any questions in this public forum. Registration information for the Information Session can be found at Urban Waters Small Grants.

For submission questions, please call the 24-hour helpline at 1-800-518-4726 or visit Grants Support Exit.

For Standard Forms 424 and 424A questions, please complete them as best you can; we will contact you during the application review period if further clarification is needed.