07.03.24.05 - Selection of Grantees

07.03.24.05. Selection of Grantees

In allocating grant funds to applicants, the Office shall consider:

A. The applicant's status as either:

(1) A nonprofit agency, as defined by 26 U.S.C. ยง 501(c)(3); or

(2) An educational institution accredited or approved by the:

(a) Maryland Department of Education,

(b) Maryland Higher Education Commission, or

(c) Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training;

B. The applicant's demonstrated expertise in immigration law;

C. The applicant's demonstrated effectiveness in providing outreach or educational activities to immigrants;

D. Whether the applicant's capacity and internal controls are adequate to meet grant requirements;

E. The number of immigrants who reside in the applicant's jurisdiction of residence; and

F. The applicant's stated measurable objectives.

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