(725 ILCS 240/7) (from Ch. 70, par. 507)
    Sec. 7. Administration of Fund. The Attorney General shall administer the disbursement of monies collected by the Fund in accordance with the following procedures.
    (a) Any public or private nonprofit agency may apply to the Attorney General for selection and funding as a victim and witness assistance center pursuant to this Act.
    (b) The Attorney General shall consider the following factors together with any other circumstances he or she deems appropriate in selecting applicants to receive funds and to be designated as victim and witness assistance centers:
        (1) Stated goals of applicants;
        (2) Commitment and ability to provide the services
described in Section 8 of this Act;
        (3) Number of people to be served and the needs of
the community;
        (4) Evidence of community support;
        (5) Organizational structure of the agency;
        (6) Maximization of volunteers.
    (c) After evaluation of all applicants, the Attorney General shall select a number of applicants which the Attorney General deems qualified under this Act for designation to receive funding pursuant to this Act for the establishment and operation of the centers. Funding contracts shall be entered into by the Attorney General with each designated applicant on an annual basis. The Attorney General may impose matching funds requirements on grant recipients. The Attorney General may evaluate each recipient prior to each fund dispersal and cancel the remaining term of any contract in which the recipient has failed to meet the contract requirements or for any good cause.
(Source: P.A. 90-139, eff. 1-1-98.)