How to apply...
State/Indian Reclamation Program: The standard application forms furnished by the Federal agency and required by 43 CFR Part 12, Subpart C, "Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Cooperative Agreements to State and Local Governments," must be used for this program. Please contact the appropriate Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM) Regional/Field Office for details. Grant applications covering all AML programs/activities are to be submitted to the applicable OSM Regional/Field Office annually.
Note: Each program will indicate whether applications are to be submitted to the Federal headquarters, regional or local office, or to a State or local government office.
State/Indian Reclamation Program: The Regional/Field Office shall act upon a grant application within 60 days of submittal of a complete application. If the application is not approved, the Regional/Field Office shall set forth in writing the reasons for disapproval and may propose modifications if appropriate. The State/Indian tribal agency may submit the application or appropriate revised portions of the application.
Note: Grant payments may be made by a letter of credit, advance by Treasury check, or reimbursement by Treasury check.
Awards may be made by the headquarters office directly to the applicant, an agency field office, a regional office,
or by an authorized county office. The assistance may pass through the initial applicant for further distribution by
intermediate level applicants to groups or individuals in the private sector.