Who is eligible to apply...
Local governments, States on behalf of local governments, or regional organizations composed of State or local governments are eligible if the cancellation, termination, or failure to proceed with a major weapons system involves the loss of: (a) 2,500 or more jobs in a metropolitan statistical area (MSA); (b) 1,000 or more jobs in a labor market area outside an MSA; or (c) one percent of the total number of civilian jobs in that area. Additionally, the Secretary of Defense must determine that the action will result in a direct and significantly adverse consequence on the affected community.
Documentation that: (a) combined job losses over the previous two years and/or will occur in the forthcoming year; (b) the direct and significant adverse consequence that has or will result(ed); and (c) a public announcement of the cancellation, termination, or failure to proceed.
Note:This is a brief description of the credentials or documentation required prior to, or along with, an application for assistance.
About this section:
This section indicates who can apply to the Federal government for assistance and the criteria the potential applicant must satisfy.
For example, individuals may be eligible for research grants, and the criteria to be satisfied may be that they have a professional or scientific degree,
3 years of research experience, and be a citizen of the United States. Universities, medical schools, hospitals, or State and local governments may also be eligible.
Where State governments are eligible, the type of State agency will be indicated (State welfare agency or State agency on aging) and the criteria that they
Certain federal programs (e.g., the Pell Grant program which provides grants to students) involve intermediate levels of application processing, i.e., applications
are transmitted through colleges or universities that are neither the direct applicant nor the ultimate beneficiary. For these programs,
the criteria that the intermediaries must satisfy are also indicated, along with intermediaries who are not eligible.