How to apply...
Proposal packages must be submitted in hard copy. Faxed proposals and proposals submitted electronically will not be accepted. Incomplete proposals will not be considered. Proposals must contain all of the following: 1) a USGS quadrangle map showing the boundaries of the Civil War battlefield and identifying within those boundaries the specific lands to be acquired; 2) a statement defining the threat to the battlefield and the proposed acquisition parcel; 3) a statement from the property owner(s) indicating a willingness to sell or to negotiate for the sale of the property; and 4) a list of sources of the required nonfederal matching share and verification of the availability of the matching funds. Applicants will receive a Standard Form 424-Request for Federal Assistance, and a Certificate Regarding Debarment, Suspension and Other Responsibility Matters, Drug-Free Workplace Requirements and Lobbying, DI-2010. Forms must be completed and returned to the National Park Service.
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.
The Director of the National Park Service makes awards to approved applicants.
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.