C.R.S. Section 26-21-107.5
Colorado commission for the deaf, hard of hearing, and deafblind grant program

  • creation
  • standards
  • applications
  • definition

(1)

The Colorado commission for the deaf, hard of hearing, and deafblind grant program is hereby established to provide funding for entities to address the needs of Colorado’s deaf, hard-of-hearing, and deafblind individuals.

(2)

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(a)

The Colorado commission for the deaf, hard of hearing, and deafblind grant program committee appointed pursuant to section 26-21-107.7 shall administer the grant program as provided in section 26-21-107.7.

(b)

The commission shall pay the grants awarded through the grant program from money appropriated by the general assembly.

(c)

Subject to available money, the general assembly shall appropriate to the commission no more than fifty thousand dollars annually to administer the grant program.

(3)

The state department shall adopt rules addressing timelines and guidelines for the grant program and establishing criteria for approving or disapproving grant applications.

(4)

An entity seeking to provide services to deaf, hard-of-hearing, or deafblind persons or to enhance existing deaf, hard-of-hearing, or deafblind programs may apply for a grant through the grant program.

(5)

As used in this section, “entity” means a local government, state agency, state-operated program, or private nonprofit or not-for-profit organization.

(6)

Grants must be awarded as provided in section 26-21-107.7 (3) and in compliance with applicable state rules.

(7)

Grantees shall comply with reporting requirements established by the commission.

Source: Section 26-21-107.5 — Colorado commission for the deaf, hard of hearing, and deafblind grant program - creation - standards - applications - definition, https://leg.­colorado.­gov/sites/default/files/images/olls/crs2023-title-26.­pdf (accessed Oct. 20, 2023).

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Current through Fall 2024

§ 26-21-107.5’s source at colorado​.gov