In making grants under this chapter, the Administrator shall ensure that any application made by a qualified organization that is a participant in the program established under section 636(m) of this title does not receive preferential consideration over applications from other qualified organizations that are not participants in such program.
15 U.S. Code § 6905 - Allocation of assistance; subgrants
(a) Allocation of assistance
(1) In generalThe Administrator shall allocate assistance from the Administration under this chapter to ensure that—
activities described in section 6903(1) of this title are funded using not less than 75 percent of amounts made available for such assistance; and
activities described in section 6903(2) of this title are funded using not less than 15 percent of amounts made available for such assistance.
(b) Targeted assistance
(c) Subgrants authorized
(1) In general
(e) Prohibition on preferential consideration of certain SBA program participants