Low-income individual means an individual whose family taxable income did not exceed 150 percent of the poverty level amount in the calendar year preceding the year in which the individual initially participates in the project. The poverty level amount is determined by using criteria of poverty established by the Bureau of the Census of the U.S. Department of Commerce.
34 CFR § 645.6
General definitions. The following terms used in this part are defined in 2 CFR part 200, subpart A, or 34 CFR 77.1: