ATCP 161.43(1)(a) (a) Operating expenses, including expenses for salaries and wages, contract and consulting services, travel, supplies, and public information.
ATCP 161.43(1)(b) (b) Real estate and equipment rental.
ATCP 161.43(1)(c) (c) The purchase of equipment whose full value is ordinarily depreciable within one year.
ATCP 161.43(1)(d) (d) Reasonable depreciation expense incurred, for capital equipment, during the term of the grant contract.
ATCP 161.43(2) (2) Prohibited uses of grant funds. Grant funds may not reimburse any of the following expenses:
ATCP 161.43(2)(a) (a) Real estate purchases.
ATCP 161.43(2)(b) (b) Repayment of loans or mortgages.
ATCP 161.43(2)(c) (c) Rent or contract payments for time periods extending beyond the term of the grant contract.
ATCP 161.43(2)(d) (d) Equipment purchases, except as specifically authorized in sub. (2) (c) and (d).
ATCP 161.43(2)(e) (e) Administrative or overhead costs that are not direct costs of the grant project.
ATCP 161.43(3) (3) Matching contributions. The recipient of a grant award under s. ATCP 161.42 shall make a matching contribution to the grant project. The matching contribution shall be equal to at least the grant award. A matching contribution may include the reasonable value of the grant recipient's direct contribution of capital, land, labor, equipment or cash to the grant project. A matching contribution may include grant funds from sources other than the department.
ATCP 161.43(4) (4) Grant payments. The department may distribute grant funds in one or more payments, based on documented progress toward completion of the grant project. The grant contract shall describe payment terms and conditions. The department may require a grant recipient to file progress reports and submit expense documentation as necessary to support grant payments.
ATCP 161.43 History History: EmR0804: cr. eff. 2-22-08; CR 08-038: cr. Register September 2008 No. 633, eff. 10-1-08; CR 14-047: am. (3) Register May 2015 No. 713, eff. 6-1-15.
ATCP 161.44 ATCP 161.44Grant proposals.
ATCP 161.44(1)(1)General. To obtain a grant under s. ATCP 161.42 (1), a person shall submit a grant proposal in response to a department request for grant proposals under sub. (2).
ATCP 161.44(2) (2) Request for proposals.
ATCP 161.44(2)(a)(a) The department may, at any time, issue a request for grant proposals. The department shall issue a request for grant proposals at least once during every state fiscal biennium for which grant funding is appropriated. A request for grant proposals shall be signed by an authorized department official and shall include all of the following:
ATCP 161.44(2)(a)1. 1. A deadline date and address for submitting grant proposals.
ATCP 161.44(2)(a)2. 2. Format and content requirements for grant proposals.
ATCP 161.44(2)(a)3. 3. The name, business mailing address, business email address, and business telephone number of a department representative who can provide more information or answer questions about the request for grant proposals.
ATCP 161.44(2)(a)4. 4. Other relevant terms and conditions that the department wishes to include.
ATCP 161.44(2)(b) (b) The department shall mail or email each request for grant proposals under par. (a) to persons who have registered with the department to receive that mailing. The department shall also issue a general news release announcing the request for grant proposals.
ATCP 161.44 Note Note: Persons who wish to register for mailings under par. (b), or who wish to obtain a free copy of a request for grant proposals under par. (a), may contact the department at the following address:
ATCP 161.44 Note Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
ATCP 161.44 Note “Buy Local" Grant Program
ATCP 161.44 Note P. O. Box 8911, Madison, WI 53718-8911
ATCP 161.44 NoteEmail: DATCPBLBW@wi.gov
ATCP 161.44 Note Telephone: (608) 224-5101
ATCP 161.44 History History: EmR0804: cr. eff. 2-22-08; CR 08-038: cr. Register September 2008 No. 633, eff. 10-1-08.
ATCP 161.45 ATCP 161.45Evaluating grant proposals.
ATCP 161.45(1)(1)Evaluation period. The department shall evaluate grant proposals submitted under s. ATCP 161.44 (1), and shall announce its grant awards under s. ATCP 161.42 (1), within 90 days after the deadline date specified in s. ATCP 161.44 (2) (a) 1. The department may require a grant applicant to submit additional information, as necessary, to complete a grant proposal.
ATCP 161.45(2) (2) Evaluation criteria. In its evaluation under sub. (1), the department shall consider all of the following criteria:
ATCP 161.45(2)(a) (a) The extent to which a proposed project will increase local purchases of Wisconsin food products.
ATCP 161.45(2)(b) (b) Whether the proposal complies with the department's request for proposals under s. ATCP 161.44 (2).
ATCP 161.45(2)(c) (c) Whether the proposed project complies with this subchapter.
ATCP 161.45(2)(d) (d) The viability of the proposed project.
ATCP 161.45(2)(e) (e) Additional project benefits for Wisconsin agriculture or tourism.
ATCP 161.45(2)(f) (f) The management and technical qualifications of the grant applicant.
ATCP 161.45(2)(g) (g) The qualifications of the persons who will carry out the project.
ATCP 161.45(2)(h) (h) The financial capacity of the grant applicant to complete the project as proposed.
ATCP 161.45(2)(i) (i) The adequacy of the project plan and budget.
ATCP 161.45(2)(j) (j) Whether the grant proposal adequately identifies the nature of project expenses to be reimbursed under the proposed grant, consistent with s. ATCP 161.43 (1).
ATCP 161.45 History History: EmR0804: cr. eff. 2-22-08; CR 08-038: cr. Register September 2008 No. 633, eff. 10-1-08.
ATCP 161.46 ATCP 161.46Grant contracts.
ATCP 161.46(1)(1)Contract signing. A grant contract under s. ATCP 161.42 (5) may be signed by an authorized department official after the grant recipient signs the contract.
ATCP 161.46(2) (2) Contract period. A grant contract under s. ATCP 161.42 (5) takes effect when signed by an authorized department official under sub. (1). The original term of a contract may be for not more than 2 years, but may be extended for up to a third year upon request. The contract term may extend beyond the state fiscal biennium in which funds for the contract are appropriated, provided that the department encumbers those contract funds and signs the contract in that biennium.
ATCP 161.46(3) (3) Contract terms; general. A grant contract under s. ATCP 161.42 (5) is subject to the terms and conditions in s. ATCP 161.43, and other terms and conditions contained in the contract. A grant contract incorporates commitments made in the grant proposal, except as otherwise provided in the contract.
ATCP 161.46 Note Note: DATCP will include, in every contract under s. ATCP 161.42 (5), general terms and conditions required in state contracts under state law. The department may include other terms and conditions that it considers necessary.
ATCP 161.46(4) (4) Payment terms. Every grant contract shall include payment terms and conditions, including a payment schedule if applicable.
ATCP 161.46 Note Note: The department may distribute grant funds in one or more payments, based on documented progress toward completion of the grant project. The grant contract will describe payment terms and conditions. Payments are made on a reimbursement basis. The department may require a grant recipient to file progress reports and submit expense documentation as necessary to support grant payments. See s. ATCP 161.43 (4).
ATCP 161.46 History History: EmR0804: cr. eff. 2-22-08; CR 08-038: cr. Register September 2008 No. 633, eff. 10-1-08.
subch. V of ch. ATCP 161 Subchapter V — Accountability Requirements
Subch. V of ch. ATCP 161 Note Note: This subchapter implements ss. 93.07 (18) (b) 6. and 7., Stats.
ATCP 161.50 ATCP 161.50Definitions. In this subchapter:
ATCP 161.50(1) (1)“Department" means the department of agriculture, trade and consumer protection.
ATCP 161.50(2) (2)“Economic development grant or loan" means a grant or loan awarded by the department pursuant to an economic development program.
ATCP 161.50(3) (3)“Economic development program" has the meaning given in s. 93.07 (18) (a), Stats., and includes all of the following programs administered by the department:
ATCP 161.50(3)(a) (a) The agricultural diversification and development grant program under ss. 20.115 (4) (c) and 93.46, Stats.
ATCP 161.50 Note Note: See also subchapter I of this chapter.
ATCP 161.50(3)(b) (b) The “buy local" grant program under ss. 20.115 (4) (am) and 93.48, Stats.
ATCP 161.50 Note Note: See also subchapter IV of this chapter.
ATCP 161.50(3)(c) (c) The rural development loan program under ss. 20.115 (3) (h) and 93.06 (1qm), Stats.
ATCP 161.50 Note Note: Paragraph (c) includes federally funded revolving loan programs for value-added agricultural enterprises.
ATCP 161.50(3)(d) (d) Agricultural development grant and loan programs for which the department is authorized to accept federal funds under ss. 20.115 (3) (m) and 16.54, Stats.
ATCP 161.50 Note Note: Paragraph (d) includes the federally funded value-added dairy initiative.
ATCP 161.50(3)(e) (e) The grazing lands conservation grant program under ss. 20.115 (4) (s) and 93.60, Stats.
ATCP 161.50 Note Note: Sections 20.115 (4) (s) and 93.60, Stats., were repealed by 2013 Wis. Act 20.
ATCP 161.50(3)(f) (f) The grow Wisconsin dairy producer grant and loan program under ss. 20.115 (4) (d) and (dm) and 93.40 (1) (g), Stats.
ATCP 161.50(4) (4)“Recipient" means a person who receives an economic development grant or loan.
ATCP 161.50(5) (5)“Verified statement" means a written statement under s. ATCP 161.54 (1), signed by an independent certified public accountant licensed or certified under ch. 442 and by the director or principal officer of the recipient, in which the signers attest to the accuracy of the statement.
ATCP 161.50 History History: CR 10-120: cr. Register August 2011 No. 668, eff. 9-1-11; EmR1301: cr. (3) (f), eff. 2-1-13; CR 12-028: cr. (3) (f) Register May 2013 No. 689, eff. 6-1-13; correction in (3) (c) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register May 2013 No. 689; CR 14-026: am. (3) (f) Register April 2015 No. 712; correction in (1) made under s. 35.17, Stats., Register April 2015 No. 712.
ATCP 161.52 ATCP 161.52Grant or loan contract; general. The department may not release any economic development grant or loan funds, except pursuant to a contract with the recipient. The contract shall do all of the following:
ATCP 161.52(1) (1)Clearly identify the recipient, and the amount of the grant or loan.
ATCP 161.52(2) (2)Set forth the terms and conditions of the grant or loan, including all of the following as appropriate:
ATCP 161.52(2)(a) (a) Actions required of the recipient, including contemplated uses of the grant or loan funds.
ATCP 161.52(2)(b) (b) Matching funds, if any, required of the recipient.
ATCP 161.52(2)(c) (c) Expected deliverables.
ATCP 161.52(2)(d) (d) Repayment requirements, if any.
ATCP 161.52(2)(e) (e) Documentation, reports, and accounting required of the recipient.
ATCP 161.52(2)(f) (f) Penalties or remedies that the department may seek in the event of a contract breach. The specification of penalties or remedies under this paragraph does not prevent the department from pursuing any other remedy to which the department may otherwise be entitled by law.
ATCP 161.52 History History: CR 10-120: cr. Register August 2011 No. 668, eff. 9-1-11; correction in sub. (2) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 1., Stats., Register August 2011 No. 668.
ATCP 161.54 ATCP 161.54Large grants or loans; contract requirements. For each grant or loan of $100,000 or more, the contract under s. ATCP 161.52 shall require the recipient to do all of the following:
ATCP 161.54(1) (1)Submit a verified statement accounting for the use of all grant or loan funds received. The verified statement shall include all of the following:
ATCP 161.54(1)(a) (a) The amount of funds received.
ATCP 161.54(1)(b) (b) A clear itemized description showing, by expenditure category, how all received funds were spent.
ATCP 161.54(1)(c) (c) The nature and amount of any matching funds provided by the recipient, and the recipient's use of those matching funds.
ATCP 161.54(1)(d) (d) Documentation of the deliverables provided by the recipient under the contract, and the dates on which the recipient provided those deliverables.
ATCP 161.54(2) (2)Submit the verified statement under sub. (1) in a form required by the department, within a time period specified by the department.
ATCP 161.54(3) (3)Make available to the department, upon request, evidence documenting the accuracy of the verified statement under sub. (1).
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