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§ 143B‑123.  Rulesand procedures; standards for qualification for funds.

The Department of Cultural Resources shall be authorized to adopt rulesand procedures necessary to implement this program and shall adopt standardswhich must be met by organizations within the counties in order to qualify forfunds under the Grassroots Arts Program. The standards adopted shall include,but not be limited to the following:

(1)        The organization must show that it exists primarily to aidthe arts and that it aids the arts in all its forms including the performing,visual and literary.

(2)        The organization must show that its programs are open tothe  entire community.

(3)        The organization must show that it is a nonprofit, tax‑exemptcorporation, governed by a citizen board which is not self‑ perpetuating,and that it has been in existence and active for at least one full year.

(4)        The organization must show that it can match fundsavailable  under the Grassroots Arts Program with public or private funds fromwithin the county in which it is located at a ratio of one‑to‑one. (1977, c. 1008, s. 3.)