How to apply...
See Federal Register Notice (46 CFR 287.4). Persons seeking to establish a Construction Reserve Fund may make application by letter to the headquarters office shown below. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-102 and 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.
Review of the application by the Office of Ship Financing to determine citizenship of the applicant, if applicant is owner or operator of the vessel and if the proposed objective of construction, reconstruction or acquisition is acceptable.
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.