Process for Successful WQIP Applicants
Steps for Contract Execution
This chart should be used as a guide by grant recipients, to help with the contracting process. It should take 8-12 months to execute a contract with DEC for WQIP funds. The timeline begins once you, the grant recipient, receive a letter from DEC explaining the steps needed for completing the contract process and you accept the grant award.
|Month 1-3||Within 90 days of receiving a letter from DEC||Grant Recipient submits project workplan and other supporting documents to the DEC Regional WQIP contact. Your DEC Regional WQIP contact is available to answer questions and assist you in the work plan development phase.|
||Within 30 days from submittal of workplan||DEC completes review of project workplan
|Month 3-5||Within 30 days from approval of workplan||DEC prepares contract
|Month 4-6||Within 30 days from grant recipient's receipt of proposed contract||Grant Recipient returns signed contract
|Within 120 days of receipt of the grant recipient's signed contract||Contract is executed