SUSSEX COUNTY COUNCIL NON-PROFIT GRANT PROGRAM
GUIDELINES FOR SUBMITTAL AND AFFIDAVIT OF UNDERSTANDING
The Sussex County Council makes available a limited amount of funding to non-profit
organizations that serve the citizens of Sussex County. Each application for funding shall be
evaluated by Sussex County administrative staff and shall be subject to final approval from
Sussex County Council.
In the attached application, each organization must outline its intended uses for the awarded
funding and provide a detailed breakdown of the expenses and costs for such uses. Any
funding awarded to the organization must be used in substantial conformity with anticipated
expenditures of the submitted application.
All expenditures must have adequate documentation and must be expended within one (1)
year of award of funds.
For non-religious organizations, all accounting records and supporting documentation shall
be available for inspection by Sussex County within thirty (30) days after the organization’s
expenditure of the awarded funding, or within one year after the receipt of the awarded
funds, whichever first occurs.
For religious organizations, all accounting records and supporting documentation shall be
provided for inspection by Sussex County after the award has been made by County Council
but before funding is released. Grant is relinquished if supporting documentation is not
provided within one year of County Council award.
Certain programs are not eligible for funding pursuant to United States Constitution and
State of Delaware Constitution. Those constitutional principles prohibit the use of funding
to advance or inhibit religious activities. By signing below, the organization acknowledges
that the funding shall be used exclusively for secular purposes, i.e., non-religious purposes
and shall not be used to advance or inhibit religious activities.
In the event that such funding is used in violation of the requirements and assurances
contained in this grant application, the awarded funding shall be reimbursed to Sussex
County within a timeframe designated by Sussex County by written notice.
I acknowledge and represent on behalf of the applicant organization that I have read and
understand the above statements.
Applicant/Authorized Official Signature Title
Witness Signature Date