10a NCAC 97C .0108 ALLOCATION OF CSBG FUNDS
(a) Funds allocated to North Carolina under the CSBG Program shall be used as follows:
(1) No less than 90 percent of the funds allocated for contracting with CAAs as defined in Rule .0104(2) of this Section that are re‑certified as eligible agencies each fiscal year by the Division of Social Services. The amount of the funds allocated to each eligible grant recipient shall be based on the following method of distribution:
(A) Funds shall be allocated based on the ratio (percentage) of persons in poverty in the county (counties) served by the CAA compared to the number of persons in poverty in the total area (counties) served by all CAAs.
(B) No CAA shall receive less than whichever is higher:
(i) An allocation of one hundred twenty thousand dollars ($120,000); or
(ii) An allocation totaling 80 percent of the CAAs Federal Fiscal Year 1982 allocation, if the CAA has maintained designation for all counties it was designated in Federal Fiscal Year 1982.
(2) Five percent or fifty five thousand dollars ($55,000), whichever is greater, of the funds shall be used by the Division of Social Services for administration of the CBSG program.
(3) The remaining five percent of the funds shall be allocated in accordance with the current State CSBG Plan strategy, which will be made publicly available for free at www.ncdhhs/DSS . The Division of Social Services shall award no more than 40 percent of the total CSBG funds available under this allotment to a single Local Administering Agency as defined in Rule .0104 of this Section for activities that are referenced in 42 USC 9907 (b)(1). Funds not awarded to Local Administering Agencies for these activities shall be distributed in accordance with Subparagraph (a)(1) of this Rule.
(b) All unobligated funds must be returned to the Division of Social Services within 60 days after the closing out or termination of the grant agreement.
(c) Paragraphs (a) and (b) of this Rule do not apply to the allocation of supplemental CSBG grants to North Carolina. Such allocations to eligible applicants for eligible activities shall be made by the Division of Social Services in a manner that is compliant with federal laws and regulations on supplemental appropriations.
(d) Subject to requirements of 42 U.S.C. 9907, any funds distributed to a CAA through grants made in accordance with Subparagraph (a)(1) of this Rule that remain unexpended for a fiscal year shall be available to that CAA for obligation during that fiscal year and the succeeding fiscal year.
(e) Any unexpended funds aligned with Subparagraphs (a)(2) and (a)(3) of this Rule shall be distributed in accordance with Subparagraph (a)(1) of this Rule for during that fiscal year or the succeeding fiscal year.
History Note: Authority G.S. 143B-153(6);
Eff. December 1, 1983;
Amended Eff. June 1, 1985; February 1, 1985;
Temporary Amendment Eff. May 5, 1987 for a Period of 120 Days to Expire on September 1, 1987;
Temporary Amendment Eff. August 24, 1987 for a Period of 68 Days to Expire on November 1, 1987;
Amended Eff. November 1, 1987;
Temporary Amendment Eff. August 1, 1991 for a Period of 180 Days to Expire on January 28, 1992;
Amended Eff. March 1, 1989;
Readopted Eff. November 1, 2017.