Substantial in character and design is a determination of project eligibility under the Wildlife Restoration and Sport Fish Restoration Programs. 


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Wildlife Restoration and Sport Fish Restoration Programs


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50 CFR 80 Administrative Requirements, Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration and Dingell-Johnson Sport Fish Restoration Acts

§ 80.56 How does a proposed project qualify as substantial in character and design?

A proposed project qualifies as substantial in character and design if it:

(a) Describes a need consistent with the Acts;

(b) States a purpose and sets objectives, both of which are based on the need;

(c) Uses a planned approach, appropriate procedures, and accepted principles of fish and wildlife conservation and management, research, or education; and

(d) Is cost effective.

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How is substantiality in character and design of a project demonstrated and documented?

A project statement is prepared by the grantee that must include the criteria in § 80.56 (above). The project statement is submitted as a major component of a grant application package.

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Standard Project Statements

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