TITLE 44: GOVERNMENTAL CONTRACTS, GRANTMAKING, PROCUREMENT AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT
SUBTITLE F: GRANTMAKING
CHAPTER I: GOVERNOR'S OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET
PART 7000 GRANT ACCOUNTABILITY AND TRANSPARENCY ACT
SECTION 7000.110 GOMB ADOPTION OF SUPPLEMENTAL RULES FOR MULTI-YEAR GRANTS
Section 7000.110 GOMB Adoption of Supplemental Rules for Multi-year Grants
a) The Issuance of One-Year Grants
1) An awardee must have a minimum of 5 years of experience in administering grants (federal, State or private sources) to be eligible for a multi-year award.
2) All awardees with less than 5 years of experience in administering grants (federal, State or private sources) is eligible for a multi-year award, if conditions are met:
A) The awarding agency must assign specific conditions to the awardee in response to the risk posed by the applicant through the ICQ and programmatic risk assessment;
B) Specific condition compliance must be monitored by the awarding agency or pass-through entity throughout the grant term; and
C) Renewal grants are conditioned on a comprehensive evaluation of the awardee's fiscal, administrative, and programmatic compliance during the preceding grant term.
b) The issuance of competitive grants in 3-year terms (one-year initial term with the option to renew for up to 2 additional years.
1) A multi-year award is defined as a one-year grant with subsequent renewal grants. A multi-year award may not exceed 3 years of total funding.
2) All grant programs that have been in existence for 5 years may utilize a multi-year award.
3) Grant programs that have been in existence for less than 5 years may only utilize a multi-year award provided:
A) The awardee has specific expertise and experience related to the programmatic use of the fund, and has demonstrated an administrative and programmatic capacity to provide the grant services; or
B) The grant program will function as a pilot program and requires a multi-year award to adequately evaluate the program model for feasibility.
4) Agencies shall utilize a rolling multi-year schedule to manage the administrative responsibilities of the grant application process. Under eligibility terms, agencies have discretion to stagger the grant terms and subsequent renewals.