(410 ILCS 100/30)
(a) The Department may award one or more grants in a county or in a group of adjoining counties from which a multicounty grant proposal is submitted. The Department may award an urban area grant under subsection (c) of Section 20 in a county or group of adjoining counties that are also receiving a grant award under subsection (a) or (b) of Section 20.
(b) Units of local government may provide matching grants to supplement those made by the Department.
(c) The amount of the grant award shall be based on the county or urban area's population, or on the combined population in a group of adjoining counties from which a multicounty application is submitted, and on other factors, as determined by the Department in rules.
(d) The Department shall begin disseminating grant awards no later than January 1, 2007.
(e) The Department shall fund a grant under this Act for one year and may renew the grant annually upon application to and approval by the Department, subject to the achievement of quality standards, objectives, and outcomes and to the availability of funds.
(Source: P.A. 94-447, eff. 1-1-06.)