2013 ORS § 418.788¹
Grant application
  • criteria for awarding grants
  • rules

(1) Subject to the availability of funds under the provisions of ORS 418.796 (Authority of council to solicit and accept contributions), the administrator of the Child Abuse Multidisciplinary Intervention Program shall make grants for the establishment and maintenance of regional assessment centers or community assessment centers.

(2) A public or private agency may apply to the administrator for a grant to establish and maintain a regional assessment center or community assessment center under ORS 418.746 (Child Abuse Multidisciplinary Intervention Account) to 418.796 (Authority of council to solicit and accept contributions). The administrator may consolidate applications from more than one public or private agency or may return the application with the recommendation that the application be consolidated.

(3) The administrator shall by rule establish criteria for awarding grants to establish and maintain regional assessment centers or community assessment centers under ORS 418.746 (Child Abuse Multidisciplinary Intervention Account) to 418.796 (Authority of council to solicit and accept contributions), including but not limited to:

(a) Expenses eligible for reimbursement from funds under ORS 418.796 (Authority of council to solicit and accept contributions);

(b) The extent to which the applicants proposed assessment center will best accomplish the purposes of ORS 418.746 (Child Abuse Multidisciplinary Intervention Account) to 418.796 (Authority of council to solicit and accept contributions);

(c) The extent to which an applicant meets criteria for receiving a grant to establish and maintain a regional assessment center or community assessment center; and

(d) For a regional assessment center, the extent to which the applicants proposed assessment center meets the documented needs of the communities, community assessment centers and county multidisciplinary child abuse teams in the region or regions to be served by the center.

(4) The administrator is not required to fund any grant in the total amount requested in the application. [1991 c.898 §5; 1993 c.33 §334; 1997 c.872 §36; 2001 c.624 §9; 2003 c.354 §4; 2005 c.562 §12]

Note: See note under 418.746 (Child Abuse Multidisciplinary Intervention Account).