The Secretary may require that an entity that applies for a grant or contract under this subchapter provide non-Federal matching funds, as appropriate, to ensure the institutional commitment of the entity to the projects funded under the grant. As determined by the Secretary, such non-Federal matching funds may be provided directly or through donations from public or private entities and may be in cash or in-kind, fairly evaluated, including plant, equipment, or services.
42 U.S. Code § 295o - Matching requirement
A prior section 295o, act July 1, 1944, ch. 373, title VII, § 798, as added Pub. L. 102–408, title I, § 102, Oct. 13, 1992, 106 Stat. 2064; amended Pub. L. 102–531, title III, § 313(a)(8), Oct. 27, 1992, 106 Stat. 3507, set forth certain general provisions relating to this subchapter, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 105–392, title I, § 106(a)(2)(D), Nov. 13, 1998, 112 Stat. 3557.