42 U.S. Code § 3154b - Planning performance awards
The Secretary may make a planning performance award in connection with a grant made, on or after October 27, 2004, to an eligible recipient for a project under this subchapter located in an economic development district.
The amount of a planning performance award made under subsection (a) of this section in connection with a grant may not exceed 5 percent of the amount of the grant.
A recipient of a planning performance award under subsection (a) of this section shall use the award to increase the Federal share of the cost of a project under this subchapter.
Notwithstanding section 3144 of this title, the funds of a planning performance award may be used to pay up to 100 percent of the cost of a project under this subchapter.
The Secretary shall use any amounts made available for economic development assistance programs to carry out this section.