An application by a public or private entity for a grant under section
5711(a) of this title may be approved by the Secretary after taking into consideration, with respect to the State in which such entity proposes to provide services under this part—
(1)the geographical distribution in such State of the proposed services under this part for which all grant applicants request approval; and
(2)which areas of such State have the greatest need for such services.
In selecting applications for grants under section
5711(a) of this title, the Secretary shall give priority to—
(1)eligible applicants who have demonstrated experience in providing services to runaway and homeless youth; and
(2)eligible applicants that request grants of less than $200,000.
1999—Pub. L. 106–71inserted section catchline and amended text generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “An application by a State, locality, or private entity for a grant under section
5711(a), (c), or (d) of this title may be approved by the Secretary only if it is consistent with the applicable provisions of section
5711(a), (c), or (d) of this title and meets the requirements set forth in section
5712 of this title. Priority shall be given to grants smaller than $200,000. In considering grant applications under section
5711(a) of this title, priority shall be given to organizations which have a demonstrated experience in the provision of service to runaway and homeless youth and their families.”
1992—Pub. L. 102–586, § 3(d), substituted “section
5711(a), (c), or (d) of this title” for “section
5711(a) of this title” in two places in first sentence and substituted “$200,000” for “$150,000” in second sentence.
1988—Pub. L. 100–690, § 7271(c)(1), substituted “section
5711(a) of this title” for “this part” in three places.
1984—Pub. L. 98–473substituted “private entity” for “nonprofit private agency”.
1980—Pub. L. 96–509substituted “$150,000” for “$100,000” and “organizations which have a demonstrated experience in the provision of service to runaway and homeless youth and their families” for “any applicant whose program budget is smaller than $150,000”.
1977—Pub. L. 95–115substituted “$100,000” and “$150,000” for “$75,000” and “$100,000”, respectively.
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