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Match Rate Calculator

DISCLAIMER: This tool is made available to provide prospective applicants an initial reference to calculate match requirements. The use of this tool is at the applicant’s sole discretion and it does not bind ARC to award a grant nor to award a grant at the levels expected from the…
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Workplan Template

ARC requires all applicants to include a workplan as part of their final application package (as noted in both construction and non-construction application checklists under “project description”). This template offers applicants a tool that can be downloaded and used to complete this application requirement. Workplan Template…
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Application Guidance by Project Type  

ARC investments commonly fall into the project types below. These documents can help prospective applicants develop strong, competitive proposals for their specific project area. Each also highlights pertinent information including project examples, key investment principles, project considerations, and links to additional resources.  This material supplements other applicant resources for non-construction and…
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Access to Capital Application Checklist

All applicants requesting ARC funding for Access to Capital Grants (For Loans or Equity Capital) should use this checklist to develop a complete project application. Access to Capital Application Checklist – pdf 177 KB…
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Memorandum of Understanding for ARC Projects

This form outlines conditions and general provisions that apply to ARC grants. Not all are applicable to non-construction projects, however this form is required for all grant applications. Memorandum of Understanding for ARC Projects – pdf 55 KB…
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Buy America Guidelines

This interim guidance describes the type of projects subject to the Buy America requirements and the process to request waivers. Buy America Guidelines – pdf 220 KB…
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Access to Capital Projects Application and Operating Guidelines

These guidelines provide Access to Capital (ATC) grantees with specific guidance about eligibility in applying; eligibility of borrowers; eligible and ineligible uses of grant funds; conflicts of interest; application requirements; post-award management and monitoring; audits; and consequences of non-compliance.
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Match Requirements

This document provides information on the matching, or cost-sharing, requirements for an ARC award.
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Budget Narrative Template

This template can be used to develop a budget narrative for both new ARC grant applications and requests for budget revisions once a project is under contract.
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Standard Forms for Construction Applications

These forms are part of a grant application for a construction project. Note that a construction project requires another federal or state basic agency with which ARC has a memorandum of understanding to administer the ARC grant funds. Prior to filling out any of these forms, please speak with…
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ARC Project Guidelines

The guidelines set forth the criteria for approval of ARC projects reflecting the requirements of the Appalachian Regional Development Act of 1965 (ARDA), as amended, the ARC Code, and the provisions of the ARC Strategic Plan.
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