Who is eligible to apply...
The recipient of a bond must be a certified DBE, minority-owned business enterprise or women-owned business enterprise. These certifications must be performed by an agency using DOT guidelines, 49 CFR Part 26. All firms certified by the Small Business Administration as 8(a) companies are eligible to participate in the DOT Bonding program.
Application and supplemental information, including a certification letter from the recipient agency(s), using DOT guidelines 49 CFR Part 26.
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.