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Title 34Subtitle BChapter VIPart 609 → Subpart C


Title 34: Education
PART 609—STRENGTHENING HISTORICALLY BLACK GRADUATE INSTITUTIONS PROGRAM


Subpart C—How Does an Eligible Institution Apply for a Grant?


Contents
§609.20   What are the application requirements for a grant under this part?
§609.21   What is a comprehensive development plan and what must it contain?

§609.20   What are the application requirements for a grant under this part?

In order to receive a grant under this part, an institution must submit an application to the Secretary at such time and in such manner as the Secretary may prescribe. The application must contain—

(a) A description of the activities to be carried out with grant funds and how those activities will improve graduate educational opportunities for Black and low-income students and lead to greater financial independence for the applicant;

(b) A description of how the applicant is making a substantial contribution to the legal, medical, dental, veterinary or other graduate education opportunities for Black Americans;

(c) An assurance from each applicant requesting in excess of $500,000 that 50 percent of the costs of all the activities to be carried out under the grant will come from non-Federal sources;

(d) A description of how the grant funds will be used so that they will supplement, and to the extent practical, increase the funds that would otherwise be made available for the activities to be carried out under the grant and in no case supplant those funds, for the activities described in §609.10(a)(1) through §609.10(a)(14);

(e) An assurance that the proposed activities in the application are in accordance with any State plan that is applicable to the institution; and

(f)(1) A comprehensive development plan as described in §609.21; or

(2) If an applicant has already submitted a comprehensive development plan as described in §609.21, a description of the progress the applicant has made in carrying out the goals of its plan.

(Approved by the Office of Management and Budget under control number 1840-0113)

(Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1063d and 1066(b)(2))

§609.21   What is a comprehensive development plan and what must it contain?

(a) A comprehensive development plan must describe an institution's strategy for achieving growth and self-sufficiency by strengthening its—

(1) Financial management;

(2) Academic programs; and

(b) The comprehensive development plan must include the following:

(1) An assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of the institution's financial management and academic programs.

(2) A delineation of the institution's goals for its financial management and academic programs, based on the outcomes of the assessment described in paragraph (b)(1) of this section.

(3) A listing of measurable objectives designed to assist the institution to reach each goal with accompanying timeframes for achieving the objectives.

(4) A description of methods, processes and procedures that will be used by the college or university to institutionalize financial management and academic program practices and improvements developed under the proposed funded activities.

(Approved by the Office of Management and Budget under control number 1840-0113)

(Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1063a)

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