20 CFR 668.220 - What is meant by the “ability to administer funds” for designation purposes?
An organization has the “ability to administer funds” if it:
(a) Is in compliance with Departmental debt management procedures, if applicable;
(b) Has not been found guilty of fraud or criminal activity which would affect the entity's ability to safeguard Federal funds or deliver program services;
(c) Can demonstrate that it has or can acquire the necessary program and financial management personnel to safeguard Federal funds and effectively deliver program services; and
(d) Can demonstrate that it has successfully carried out, or has the capacity to successfully carry out activities that will strengthen the ability of the individuals served to obtain or retain unsubsidized employment.