How to apply...
Notify the Director, Federal-State Relations Staff, Field Operations, Food Safety and Inspection Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, West End Court Building, Room 329, Washington, DC 20250- 3700. Contact: Dr. William F. Leese. Telephone: (202) 418-8897. The applicant should express their interest and request copies of the cooperative agreements currently in use by participating States. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-110.
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.
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.