Application Process Overview
Application. Applicants complete and submit the online application and upload all supporting materials to:
Demonstrate their project is qualified to be included in the program.
Demonstrate project readiness.
Complete Application. Applications are considered complete if all required questions on the application form have been answered, all available and applicable supporting documents have been uploaded or the Applicant includes explanation pertaining to the lack of supporting documentation, and the application has been submitted using the online form. The Department may, but is not obligated to, ask for response clarification and additional supporting documentation. A determination of a completed application will be made at the sole discretion of the Department.
Application Date. Applications shall be considered received on the date marked received by the online form, unless the application is determined to be incomplete. Requests for supporting documentation for otherwise complete applications will not affect the Application Date.
Incomplete Applications. Applicants must answer all the required questions completely. If any portion of the application is left blank, it shall be interpreted as incomplete and may lead to the rejection of the application. Required fields will be indicated as such on the online application form. If a written response is required for a question that does not apply, Applicants must indicate that the question does not apply. The online submission form will notify Applicants of incomplete applications.
Unique applications for each project. Applicants must submit unique applications for each project submitted for consideration to receive the SDI.
Deadline. All Applicants must complete and submit the application and all required supporting documentation by January 2, 2017.