179-2-08 Payment of grant funds.

(A) A grant award notice including any conditions or requested revisions will be signed by the chair or the executive director of the commission and will be sent to all successful applicants to activate the grant award process.

(B) The commission will send written notice to all unsuccessful applicants.

(C) A successful applicant has thirty days from the date of the grant award notice to acknowledge acceptance of the grant and to respond to any condition or revision requested by the commission. If the successful applicant does not acknowledge acceptance of the grant award and/or respond to any condition or requested revision within thirty days, or other agreed upon reasonable time after notification, the grant award may be rescinded by the commission with a written notice to the applicant.

(D) After a successful applicant has acknowledged acceptance of the grant award and responded to any condition or requested revision, the commission will send to the applicant a grant award agreement which must be signed, dated and returned to the commission. When the grant award agreement is signed by the commission and the applicant, grant funds will be encumbered in the name of the applicant.

(E) The payment schedule will be as stated in the grant award agreement. The initial payment will be sent after receipt of the signed grant award agreement. Subsequent payments will be processed upon receipt of expenditure reports and/or progress reports.

(F) Warrants shall be made payable to the grantee.

(G) Payments may be delayed if:

(1) Expenditure reports and/or progress reports have not been received as stated in the grant award agreement or

(2) A final budget or budget revision request has not been approved.

(H) A final report, including an expenditure report, is due as stated in the grant award agreement.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 07/25/2008 and 12/30/2012

Promulgated Under: 119.03

Statutory Authority: 179.02 , 179.03 ORC

Rule Amplifies: 179.02 , 179.03 ORC

Prior Effective Dates: 5/16/90, 9 /20/90, 4/8/91