The FY 2013 Priority List consists of 95 total projects subject to 38 CFR 39. The current estimated value of the 95 projects is approximately $276 million. Included on the FY 2013 Priority List are17 pending grant awards (noted w/ *) that were approved after August 15, 2012. There are 70 ranked projects where the states or tribal governments have certified as meeting the requirement for certification of state or tribal government matching architectural and engineering (A&E) funds and legislation for group 1 status. A&E funds are necessary to fully develop a proposed project in a timely manner. Following grant award, the states or tribal governments will be fully reimbursed for all allowable A&E expenses associated with the project. The current estimated value of the 70 projects is approximately $162 million.
Note: In this group are pre-applications from the Seminole Nation Tribal Government (ranked 26) and the Big Sandy Rancheria Tribal Government (ranked 27). Additionally, there are 25 ranked projects in group 2, where the states or tribal governments have not met the requirement for certification of state or tribal government matching A&E funds and legislation.
Note: Included in group 2 are 4 additional tribal government pre-applications. The estimated value of the group 2 projects is approximately $114 million, which are not eligible for funding consideration in FY 2013. When the 2013 Grant Award Packages are sent for recommended approval, we will provide the Veteran population to be served for the new cemetery establishments, and the Veteran population for which continued service will be provided for the expansion projects. All pending and new pre-applications will be reevaluated on August 15, 2013 and again ranked for the FY 2014 Priority List, in accordance with 38 CFR 39.