Who is eligible to apply...
Public and private organizations, both nonprofit and for-profit (universities, colleges, research institutions and other public and private organizations); State and local governments, U.S. Territories and possessions; small and minority businesses, and businesses owned by women.
Nonprofit institutions: Costs will be determined by HHS Regulations 45 CFR, Part 74, Subpart Q, for nonprofit organizations and in accordance with OMB Circular No. A-87 for State and local governments. For-profit institutions: Costs will be determined by Federal Acquisition Regulations 48 CFR 31.
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.