Criteria for Awarding Grants
(1)Criteria for awards include application quality, the documentation of services needed by those to be served, quality of past service provision, cost efficiencies, and geographic area to be served. In addition, the following criteria shall be considered:
(a)Length of time and experience hired staff have in providing comprehensive child abuse medical assessments. Also considered will be the number of full time employees available for the level of anticipated service;
(b)Length of time the applicant has been financially and organizationally stable;
(c)The leadership demonstrated by the applicant in promoting skilled, complete therapeutic medical assessments for any child alleged to be a victim of child abuse;
(d)The geographic area to be served and the accessibility of the center for those to be served;
(e)The availability of state of the art equipment for conducting comprehensive child abuse medical assessments;
(f)The extent to which the applicant meets the application requirements set forth in OAR 137-083-0020 (Application Requirements);
(g)Allowable expenses eligible for reimbursement through this grant;
(h)Responsiveness of the service delivery plan to a documented need for services; and
(i)Past success in meeting stated objectives and measurable outcomes.
(2)A successful applicant will be required to execute a grant agreement with the Department of Justice before any funds will be disbursed.
Rule 137-083-0030 — Criteria for Awarding Grants,