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About eGrants

Note: eGrants is only accessible for communities with an existing relationship with OEA.

The eGrants system has been designed to enable applicants to prepare and submit requests for Federal grant assistance to OEA on-line. It will allow a Grantee to perform necessary post-approval activities, including submission of payment requests, reports and deliverables, and closeout documentation.

Instructions

Financial Assistance

State and local governments are eligible for OEA grant assistance as they seek to organize and plan economic recovery in response to the closure/realignment of military installations or cancellation or termination of a Defense contract, as well as to plan compatible land use near installations where civilian encroachment may impair the ongoing missions of an active duty installation. The eGrants system has been designed to enable grant applicants to prepare and submit online requests to OEA.

Note: eGrants is only accessible for communities with an existing relationship with OEA.

OEA Technical & Grant Assistance Programs in the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance

NumberCFDA Program Title
12.600 Community Investment
12.604 Community Economic Adjustment
12.607 Community Economic Adjustment Assistance for Establishment, Expansion, Realignment, or Closure of a Military Installation
12.610 Community Economic Adjustment Assistance for Compatible Use and Joint Land Use Studies
12.611 Community Economic Adjustment Assistance for Reduction in Defense Industry Employment
12.614 Community Economic Adjustment Assistance for Advance Planning and Economic Diversification
12.615 Research & Technical Assistance
12.617 Economic Adjustment Assistance for State Governments

For more information on non-OEA financial assistance, please go to Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) and Grants.gov.

Grants Management

Federal Grant Laws and Regulations

Federal Statutes

Code of Federal Regulations

OMB Guidance

National Policy Requirements

General Policy Requirements

Civil Rights
Labor Standards
Hazardous Materials
Debarment and Suspension
Violations of Federal Criminal Law
Drug-Free/Smoke-Free Workplace
Procurement Procedures
Conflict of Interest in Procurement
Conservation in Procurement
Utilization of Underserved Businesses
Domestic Protection
General Restrictions on Lobbying
Restrictions on Political Activity
Crimes and Prohibited Activities
Human Trafficking
Counterterrorism
Publications and Copyrights
Motor Vehicle Safety
Accountability and Transparency
Other

Research Policy Requirements

Protection of Human Subjects
Care and Use of Animals
Research Involving Recombinant DNA Molecules
Biosafety in Laboratories
Conflicts of Interest
Patents

Construction Policy Requirements

Environmental Requirements/Impact on Physical environment and Animal Community
Historic Preservation
Impact of Human Community

Applicability

New Awards

Awards made after December 26, 2014, must follow 2 CFR Part 1103, the Department of Defense’s interim implementation of OMB’s 2 CFR Part 200 Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards at which consolidates and supersedes OMB Circulars A-102, 2 CFR Part 215 (A-110), A-133, A-50, A-89 in addition to 2 CFR 215, 220 (A-21), 225 (A-87), and 230 (A-122)

Existing Awards

Awards made prior to December 26, 2014, must comply with the Department of Defense Grant and Agreement Regulations (DoDGARs) which can be found at 32 CFR Part 32 (Non-Profit Organizations) and 32 CFR Part 33 (for States and Local Governments). In addition to other rules and regulations and OMB Circulars in effect prior to December 26, 2014, which include but are not limited to the following:

Financial Reporting

Other Useful Websites

Frequently Asked Grant Questions

What is the size of a typical grant?

Assistance is structured to be responsive to the particular needs of the affected community. The size of the grant request is developed in collaboration with an OEA project manager.

How can grant funds be used for?

Assistance is structured to be responsive to the particular needs of the affected community. The size of the grant request is developed in collaboration with an OEA project manager.

Is a local match required?

Yes, usually 10% of the approved project budget.

How long are the grants issued for?

Projects are typically funded in one-year increments.

What is the deadline for applying?

Applications are accepted any time.

How long does it take to get an answer?

OEA will provide a determination within seven business days following the receipt of a Final application. In instances where the application is either incomplete or the proposed activities are not within the purview of OEA’s program, an OEA representative will contact the applicant within seven business days to follow up as necessary.

When will the grantee receive the approved funds?

The first disbursement under a grant can occur within two weeks of a fully executed grant agreement and OEA receipt of all supporting documents. Follow-on disbursements are based upon OEA receipt and acceptance of required interim performance reports. Disbursements will generally be on a reimbursable basis for expenses incurred for the most recently completed project period. An OEA project manager will work with the Grantee to ensure a responsive disbursement schedule for a community's particular needs.

Are individuals or private businesses eligible to apply?

No, only state and local governments are eligible for OEA funding.