Maine Revised Statutes

§19252. Authorization for expenditure of funds

The bureau may make grants to community-based AIDS organizations or fiscal agents for the purposes of maintaining a statewide network of volunteer organizations that are members of a statewide AIDS alliance and supporting the work of those organizations. [1989, c. 501, Pt. P, §20 (NEW).]

1. Grants.  Grants shall be made according to rules adopted by the bureau. In order to be eligible for a grant, the applicant must match state funds, in a percentage to be determined by the bureau, from community contributions of cash or contributions in kind.
[ 1989, c. 501, Pt. P, §20 (NEW) .]
2. Award of grants.  Grants awarded shall be based on submission to the bureau of an annual plan which includes, but is not limited to, community education, materials and ongoing operations of the organization.
[ 1989, c. 501, Pt. P, §20 (NEW) .]
3. Distribution of grants.  Grants shall be awarded to support existing community-based AIDS organizations and to assist the establishment of new community-based AIDS organizations. The bureau shall award the first grant no later than October 1, 1989.
[ 1989, c. 501, Pt. P, §20 (NEW) .]
4. Consultation with statewide AIDS alliance.  The bureau shall seek the advice of a statewide AIDS alliance regarding the distribution of grants before any grants are awarded.
[ 1989, c. 501, Pt. P, §20 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1989, c. 501, §P20 (NEW).