Application Filing Procedures

Applications may be filed on any official workday at any Rural Development State Office. With the exception of applications to fund feasibility studies, a simultaneous filing must also be sent to the State single point of contact for State and local governments.

An “Application” must consist of:

  • Standard For 424: “Application for Federal Assistance”
  • Board Resolution (Refer to 7 CFR 1703.34 [2])
  • Miscellaneous Federal forms and certifications
Narrative discussion of the following:
  • “Selection Factors” as set forth in 1703.35
  • “Project Description” as set forth in 1703.36
  • Except for applications for feasibility studies, a discussion regarding the “environment impact of the proposed project”