TITLE 44: GOVERNMENTAL CONTRACTS, GRANTMAKING, PROCUREMENT AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT
SUBTITLE F: GRANTMAKING
CHAPTER I: GOVERNOR'S OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET
PART 7000 GRANT ACCOUNTABILITY AND TRANSPARENCY ACT
SECTION 7000.110 GOMB ADOPTION OF SUPPLEMENTAL RULES FOR MULTI-YEAR GRANTS


 

Section 7000.110  GOMB Adoption of Supplemental Rules for Multi-year Grants

 

a)         The Issuance of One-Year Grants

 

1)         An awardee must have a minimum of 5 years of experience in administering grants (federal, State or private sources) to be eligible for a multi-year award.

 

2)         All awardees with less than 5 years of experience in administering grants (federal, State or private sources) is eligible for a multi-year award, if conditions are met:

 

A)        The awarding agency must assign specific conditions to the awardee in response to the risk posed by the applicant through the ICQ and programmatic risk assessment;

 

B)        Specific condition compliance must be monitored by the awarding agency or pass-through entity throughout the grant term; and

 

C)        Renewal grants are conditioned on a comprehensive evaluation of the awardee's fiscal, administrative, and programmatic compliance during the preceding grant term.

 

b)         The issuance of competitive grants in 3-year terms (one-year initial term with the option to renew for up to 2 additional years.

 

1)         A multi-year award is defined as a one-year grant with subsequent renewal grants.  A multi-year award may not exceed 3 years of total funding.

 

2)         All grant programs that have been in existence for 5 years may utilize a multi-year award. 

 

3)         Grant programs that have been in existence for less than 5 years may only utilize a multi-year award provided:

 

A)        The awardee has specific expertise and experience related to the programmatic use of the fund, and has demonstrated an administrative and programmatic capacity to provide the grant services; or

 

B)        The grant program will function as a pilot program and requires a multi-year award to adequately evaluate the program model for feasibility.

 

4)         Agencies shall utilize a rolling multi-year schedule to manage the administrative responsibilities of the grant application process.  Under eligibility terms, agencies have discretion to stagger the grant terms and subsequent renewals.