Subrecipients of the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program, starting in FY 2016, are required to utilize templates provided by the USDA for reimbursement requests along with annual and final reports.
Questions regarding the Specialty Crop Block Grant can be directed to Jaime Smith, Jaime.Smith@ct.gov or 860-713-2559
Reimbursement Request Form : All requests for reimbursement should be submitted on a quarterly basis and include the Reimbursement Request Form and and invoice from the organization
Annual Report Template : Due dates vary by program year.
FY 18 - November 3, 2020
FY 19 - November 5, 2020 and November 5, 2021
Final Report Template : Due dates by program year
FY 17 - November 19, 2020
FY 18 - November 2, 2021
FY 19 - November 2, 2022
Final Financial Report with Source Documentation
Each MOU or contract includes an Appendix B, Schedule of Payments which explains how to request a reimbursement. A SAMPLE Appendix B, Schedule of Payments is provided in the link above if you cannot reference your agreement’s Appendix B.
Each MOU or contract includes an Appendix C, Allowable and Unallowable Costs. If there is a question on an expense, please refer to your program year’s Appendix C for additional information
The following project changes require DoAg and/or USDA approval prior to the change. Please contact Jaime Smith or refer to your agreement for additional information associated with one of the following:
1. Change in key personnel
2. Budget changes of 20% or more
3. Project scope
4. Time extensions