(1) Grants will be awarded on the basis of these rules and the following criteria:

(a) demonstrated need as documented by such sources as data from the community involving incidence of the domestic violence needs assessments, inadequacy of resources to meet needs, and community letters of support;

(b) project merit which will include factors such as cost benefit and clear meeting of identified needs;

(c) administrative design which includes method of evaluation, program organizational structure such as staff and board of directors if applicable, and relationships with other community organizations and agencies; and

(d) efficiency of administration including the maximum use of other resources and the capability to sustain programs without grant money.

History: Sec. 40-2-402, MCA; IMP, Sec. 40-2-401, MCA; NEW, 1979 MAR p. 813, Eff. 7/27/79; TRANS, from Dept. of SRS, 1987 MAR p. 1492, Eff. 7/1/87; TRANS, from DFS, 1998 MAR p. 657.