§ 330. Matching grant program. 1. Subject to the availability of
funds, a matching grant program is hereby established to effectuate the
purposes of the program. Grants to applicants, other than a county
agricultural and farmland protection board, shall not exceed
seventy-five percent of the costs of preparing or implementing a
farmland viability plan or portion thereof. Grants to county
agricultural and farmland protection boards for implementation of an
approved agricultural protection plan shall not exceed fifty percent of
the cost of implementing such plan or portion thereof.
2. Project grants shall be awarded on a competitive basis through a
request for proposal process which shall set forth the standards for the
selection process, the required project proposal format, costs eligible
for funding, project implementation, reporting requirements, and such
other provisions as the commissioner may deem necessary or beneficial in
implementing the program.