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3.3 Matching or Cost Sharing Requirements

Source and Type of Funds

Cash match (hard) may be applied from the following sources:

  • Funds from States and local units of government that have a binding commitment of matching funds for programs or projects (meaning the State or local unit of government has legally appropriated and obligated the funds to you).
  • Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, 42 United States Code (U.S.C.) 5301, et seq. (subject to the applicable policies and restrictions of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development).
  • Appalachian Regional Development Act of 1965, 40 U.S.C. 214.
  • Equitable Sharing Program, 21 U.S.C. §881(e) (current guidelines developed by the U.S. Department of Justice Asset Forfeiture Office apply). Forfeited assets used as match from the Equitable Sharing Program would be adjudicated by a Federal court.
  • Program income funds earned from seized assets and forfeitures (adjudicated by a State court, as State law permits).
  • Funds contributed from private sources.
  • Program income generated from projects and the related interest earned on that program income, provided these projects are identified and approved as part of the budget and award application.
  • Funds appropriated by Congress for the activities of any agency of a tribal government or the Bureau of Indian Affairs for performing law enforcement functions on tribal lands.
  • Sources otherwise authorized by law.