Grant funds provided must be used to achieve the goals set out in this proposal and expended in the manner and for the purposes detailed in this proposal. Any material change in the work to be done under this grant, or the expenditure of the grant funds must be submitted to NC Counts Coalition for approval. Requests for changes may be made by email to Stacey Carless, Executive Director. All work done and expenditures made in connection with this sub-grant must be in accordance with the terms of the Adopt-A-Tract program.
The applying orgnization must be a public charity exempt from tax under IRS section 501(c)(3) (or apply with a fiscal sponsor that is a public charity exempt from tax under IRS section 501(c)(3)) and agrees that it will use any resources acquired through NC Counts Coalition exclusively in the United States for charitable, educational, and other activities in furtherance of its exempt purposes. Specifically, applying organization agrees that funds received from NC Counts Coalition will not be used for any activity that would constitute intervention in an election in support of or opposition to any political party or candidate for public office. Funds received from NC Counts Coalition shall not be used to carry on, directly or indirectly, a voter registration drive.
Reversion of Grant Funds: Any funds not expended or committed for the approved proposal, or within the period stated earlier, must be returned to NC Counts Coalition. NC Counts Coalition will notify the organization if it determines, after careful consideration of the information available to it, that the grant is not used for the purposes specified or is not reasonably in the interest of the general public.