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1 1 | WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAMeere.energy.gov Weatherization Crew, Virginia Weatherization Grant Application Submittal Process February 2012 Erica Burrin, Nick Broussard, Michael Peterson, and Carl Saueressig 2012 NASCSP Orientation and Mid-Winter Conference

2 2 | WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAMeere.energy.gov The Grantee Program Manager (PM) ensures that the annual weatherization application is: –Complete and accurate. –Submitted on time. –Revised as requested by DOE staff. The Grantee PM is DOE’s main contact. Program Manager’s Responsibility

3 3 | WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAMeere.energy.gov Grant guidance is usually released in November or December. –Section 2.3 describes the application package requirements. Grantees must submit their WAP applications 60 days before the date of approval by DOE. Approval dates vary. The PM drives the process. –This is a significant undertaking, so start early! Application Schedule

4 4 | WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAMeere.energy.gov The annual weatherization application is submitted electronically to the cognizant DOE Project Officer through Grants.gov is a one-stop shop for finding, applying for, and managing Federal grants. Several Grantees opt to use the Performance and Accountability for Grants in Energy (PAGE). Grants.gov Electronic Application

5 5 | WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAMeere.energy.gov Grantees must prepare their applications in PAGE. The 2012 application instructions and required forms are located at: https://www.fedconnect.net/Fedconnect/PublicPages/ PublicSearch/Public_Opportunities.aspx Application Instructions & Forms

6 6 | WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAMeere.energy.gov SF-424 – Application for Federal Assistance. SF-424A – Budget Information – Non Construction Programs. GO-PF20a – Budget Explanation for Formula Grants. DOE F540.2 – Weatherization Annual File Worksheet. DOE F540.5 – Weatherization Assistance Program – Subgrantee Information. DOE F – Assurance of Compliance Nondiscrimination in Federally Assisted Programs. FA-CERTS – Certifications Regarding Lobbying; Debarment, Suspension, and Other Responsibility Matters; and Drug-free Workplace Requirements (check block 21 on the SF-42). List of Forms

7 7 | WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAMeere.energy.gov There are two narrative components of a WAP application: –Annual File. –On-file information (sometimes referred to as Master File). The Annual File is submitted each year. On-file information is submitted every 5 years at the beginning of a new 5-year grant award. –Grantees must list any revisions to their on-file information in Section II.10 of the Annual File. –Grantees are required to update their 2012 Monitoring and H&S plans. Annual File vs. On-file Information

8 8 | WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAMeere.energy.gov The following information is required: Eligible population (III.1). –General description (III.1.1). –Priorities (III.1.3). Climatic conditions (III.2). On-file Information #1

9 9 | WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAMeere.energy.gov Climatic conditions (III.2) Include Heating Degree Days. On-file Information #1

10 10 | WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAMeere.energy.gov Weatherization analysis of effectiveness (III ). –How the effectiveness of Subgrantee weatherization is assessed (III.3.4/2.03.5). –How productivity and energy savings among Subgrantees are compared. –How the comparisons are used to develop T&TA activities. Health and Safety (III.4). –Permissible materials. –Cost of materials. –See WPN 11-6, “Weatherization Health and Safety Guidance.” Rental procedures (III.5). On-file Information #2

11 11 | WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAMeere.energy.gov Program Management (III.6) Overview (III.6.1). Background (2.06.1) -Organizational structure. Administrative expenditure limits (III.6.2). Monitoring (III.6.3). Training and Technical Assistance Approach (III.6.4). On-file Information #3

12 12 | WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAMeere.energy.gov The following information is required: Grant application – Standard Form 424. Budget – Standard Form 424A. List of Subgrantees. Production schedule. Estimated energy savings. Training, technical assistance, and monitoring activities. Annual File #1

13 13 | WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAMeere.energy.gov Leveraging activities. Policy Advisory Council. Hearings and transcripts. Adjustments to on-file information. Miscellaneous. Assurances and certifications. Annual File #2

14 14 | WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAMeere.energy.gov The following information is required within Section 8: Agency information. Main agency contact name and information. Agency identifier information and codes. Short description of applicant’s project. Proposed project start and end dates. Estimated total funding amount. Date and signature of authorizing agency representative. SF-424 Application for Federal Assistance

15 15 | WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAMeere.energy.gov 1. Program/Project Identification No. 2. Program/Project Title: The Weatherization Assistance Program enables low-income families to permanently reduce their energy bills by making their homes more energy efficient. During the last 32 years, the U.S. Department of Energy 's (DOE) Weatherization Assistance Program has provided weatherization services to more than 7.0 million low-income families. SF-424A Program/Project Information

16 16 | WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAMeere.energy.gov This section requires the following information: –Grant Program Function or Activity (categories such as DOE, state, etc.) –Estimated unobligated funds. –New or revised budget funds. SF-424A Budget Information #1

17 17 | WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAMeere.energy.gov SF-424A Budget Information #2

18 18 | WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAMeere.energy.gov SF-424A Budget Justification Comparison SF-424A Budget Worksheet GO-PF20a Form Budget Explanations

19 19 | WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAMeere.energy.gov SF-424A Budget Justification Comparison SF-424A Budget Worksheet GO-PF20a Form Budget Explanations

20 20 | WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAMeere.energy.gov DOE F540.2 Weatherization Annual File Worksheet

21 21 | WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAMeere.energy.gov DOE F540.2 Weatherization Annual File Worksheet

22 22 | WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAMeere.energy.gov DOE F540.2 Weatherization Annual File Worksheet

23 23 | WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAMeere.energy.gov DOE F540.2 Weatherization Annual File Worksheet

24 24 | WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAMeere.energy.gov DOE F540.2 Weatherization Annual File Worksheet

25 25 | WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAMeere.energy.gov The following information is required for each Subgrantee: General agency contact information. Tentative allocation. Number of planned units to weatherize. Type of organization. Sources of labor. Counties served. Congressional districts. DOE F540.5 WAP – Subgrantee Information

26 26 | WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAMeere.energy.gov Certifies that the applicant agrees not to discriminate in its employment practices on the grounds of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. DOE F Assurance of Compliance Nondiscrimination

27 27 | WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAMeere.energy.gov Certification regarding: Lobbying. Debarment, suspension, and related matters. Drug-free workplace requirements. FA-CERTS

28 28 | WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAMeere.energy.gov Before submitting an application, a Grantee must provide at least 10 days notice of a hearing and conduct one or more public hearings to receive comments on a proposed Grantee Plan. Notices may be distributed through newspapers, online, and other public venues. In states with large geographic territories, hold multiple public hearings or rotate the location around the state each year. Public Hearing Process #1

29 29 | WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAMeere.energy.gov The Grantee Program Manager: Presides over the public hearing. Outlines the Grantee Plan and notes any changes from the previous year. Opens the public hearing to questions and responds to them. Public Hearing Process #2

30 30 | WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAMeere.energy.gov A Program Manager should start developing the annual application as soon as possible after the release of the grant guidance. This affords the most time to complete the application by the target approval date. The Grantee PM is solely responsible for the application and drives the process. The PM presides over the public hearing. Summary

31 31 | WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAMeere.energy.gov Contacts: Erica Burrin: Nick Broussard: Michael Peterson: Carl Saueressig:


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