23.3.1002 WISH FUND GRANT CRITERIA
(1) Montana-based nonprofit public or private corporations, which have received the IRS 501(c)(3) tax-exempt designation and whose purpose includes assistance to chronically or critically ill Montana children may apply for a Chrome for Kids Wish Fund grant.
(2) Funds must be used to provide a chronically or critically ill Montana child a special wish. No more than 10% of awarded grant funds can be used for program administration by the applicant.
(3) Children's wishes shall be determined by the parents or legal guardians of minor children in consultation with the child and an attending healthcare provider and may be of the following type:
(a) a visit to a special place such as a children's theme park or a city or metropolitan area to experience unique or different food, arts, education, entertainment, and culture;
(b) a trip to participate in or observe a special activity such as a rodeo, baseball game, surfing, or other physical/sports activity;
(c) financial assistance to provide improvement in the quality of life for the critically or chronically ill child as determined by the attending physician and parents/legal guardian; or
(d) a special activity such as a birthday party or celebration of the child's life as determined by parents/legal guardian.
History: 61-3-415, MCA; IMP, 61-3-415, MCA; NEW, 2013 MAR p. 1523, Eff. 8/23/13.