Title 133 - NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
Chapter 6 - METHOD OF GRANT AWARDS
Effective Date: January 11, 2012
001 Application Ranking. Grant applications will be ranked by Department staff and the Citizen Advisory Committee upon the request of the Director and based on points established in the Program Priority System as authorized by Chapter 8.
002 Allocate Funds. The Director shall allocate the grant funds for a specific dollar amount to be used only for approved activities.
003 Notification. The Department shall provide, in writing, notification of grant award or denial to the applicant.
004 Partial Funding. In the event that a grant is awarded in an amount less than requested by the applicant, such a grant shall be conditional and subject to revocation by the Department if the applicant shall fail to submit to the Department, within 30 days after notice of the award, a revised line-item budget and, if requested by the Department, a revised work plan.
004.01 The revised budget and work plan must be within the scope of the original
004.02 Revised budgets and work plans must be approved by the Department.
004.03 The Department may include special conditions with a partial funding award.
004.04 Revocation of a conditional grant shall be made by the Department, in writing, if requirements of this section are not satisfied.
005 Redistribution of Funds. In the event that an applicant awarded funding is unable to accept the grant award, or having accepted, returns it to the Department due to inability to perform proposed grant activities, the Director may award grant funding to an alternate applicant from the same funding cycle or the award may be returned to the fund.
006 Application Rejection. Applications may be rejected by the Department, as a result of, but not limited to, any of the following reasons:
007 Disbursement of Grant Funds. Funds shall be disbursed to the grantee in one lump-sum payment after notification of award.
006.01 Failure to submit a complete application by the deadline established by the Department.
006.02 Falsification or misrepresentation of information.
006.03 Failure to comply with pertinent regulations.
006.04 Identical activities funded by other grant funds for the same general time period.
Enabling Legislation: Neb. Rev. Stat. 81-1549, 81-1565 (Reissue 1987)
Legal Citation: Title 133, Ch. 6, Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality
Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality
1200 "N" Street, Suite 400
P.O. Box 98922
Lincoln, Nebraska 68509