Guidelines for nominators
Screening will occur on two levels: one in the field, which is to be done by the nominator, and the other by the Roofing Alliance’s Balanced Program Committee. The committee reserves the right to choose the projects it sees fit based on the understanding of committee members of the goals and mission of the Balance Program Committee. Therefore, nominators are discouraged from giving applicants hopes for funding that may not happen.
Nominators are to complete the initial field-level screening based on the recommended guidelines for assessing a fit with the mission of the Balance Program’s initiative. Desirable nominees should have a bona fide need that is otherwise uninsured, underinsured or unfunded that is not the result of illegal activity and where a significant loss has been experienced.
Field-level screening guidelines
Nominators are to perform due diligence to the extent possible given the context of the applicant’s need. These activities shall include: