14b NCAC 09 .0212          SELECTION CRITERIA

(a)  Final approval of grant applications by the Secretary or his designee will be based on the following criteria:

(1)           adherence to the guidelines set forth by the Department of Crime Control and Public Safety;

(2)           clarity of program goals, objectives and activities;

(3)           the applicant's history in regard to following established guidelines and procedures for previous grants.

(b)  Grant awards will be made on a year-to-year basis with consideration being given for continued funding after review of submitted program progress report and departmental monitoring and audit reports.

(c)  Grant awards will be provided to programs submitting an approved application which documents the program's ability to satisfy eligibility, selection and application criteria.

(d)  Grant awards will be made to those eligible agencies and programs demonstrating the ability to meet acceptable standards of financial accountability and compliance with department guidelines and policies.

(e)  Grant awards will not be made to those agencies and programs which have received funding from the Department for other programs and did not comply with the state rules and guidelines governing those programs.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143B-500 through 143B-507;

Eff. January 1, 1988;

Transferred from 14A NCAC 11 .0412 Eff. June 1, 2013.