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. § 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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