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RFA for Community Outreach and Assistance Partnership Partnerships

The Risk Management Agency (RMA) announces the availability of approximately $3.5 million for partnership agreements that will fund outreach projects to provide information and training to women, limited resource, socially disadvantaged and other traditionally under served producers.

CLOSING DATE: The closing date and time for receipt of an application is 5:00 p.m. EDT on August 1, 2003. Applications received after the deadline will not be evaluated by the technical review panel.

A complete application package for the Community Outreach and Assistance Partnership Program should contain the following items and should comply with the guidelines outlined in the Federal Register Notice. Instructions for each of the OMB forms are included as the last page of the document.

Community Outreach and Assistance Partnership Program

A complete application package for the Community Outreach and Assistance Partnership Program submitted to RMA must contain the following:

  • OMB Standard Form 424 - Application for Federal Assistance
  • OMB Standard Form 424A - Budget Information, Non-Construction Programs
  • Budget Narrative
  • A "Statement of Non-financial Benefits" that demonstrates that the applicant will receive a non-financial benefit as a result of a partnership agreement. Non-financial benefits must accrue to the applicant and must include more than the ability to provide employment income to the applicant or for the applicant's employees or the community.
  • Narrative Title Page
  • Written Narrative
  • Statement of Work ( PDF and Word)
  • OMB Standard Form 424B - Assurances, Non-Construction Programs
  • OMB Standard Form LLL - Disclosure of Lobbying Activities
  • AD 1047 - Certification Regarding Debarment, Suspension, and Other Responsibility Matters-Primary Covered Transactions
  • AD 1049 - Certification Regarding Drug-Free Workplace Requirements (Grants) Alternative I - For Grantees Other Than Individuals
  • An optional appendix containing any attachments.