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Title 7: Agriculture
§1703.122 Matching contributions.
(a) The grant applicant's minimum matching contribution must equal 15 percent of the grant amount requested and shall be used for approved purposes for grants listed in §1703.121. Matching contributions generally must be in the form of cash. However, in-kind contributions solely for the purposes listed in §1703.121 may be substituted for cash.
(b) In-kind items listed in §1703.121 must be non-depreciated or new assets with established monetary values. Manufacturers' or service providers' discounts are not considered in-kind matching.
(c) Costs incurred by the applicant, or others on behalf of the applicant, for facilities or equipment installed, or other services rendered prior to submission of a completed application, shall not be considered as an eligible in-kind matching contribution.
(d) Costs incurred for non-approved purposes for grant outlined in §1703.123 shall not be used as an in-kind matching contribution.
(e) Any financial assistance from Federal sources will not be considered as matching contributions under this subpart unless there is a Federal statutory exception specifically authorizing the Federal financial assistance to be considered as a matching contribution.
[64 FR 14357, Mar. 25, 1999, as amended at 67 FR 3040, Mar. 11, 2002]