The commissioner shall make grant payments to each approved program in four quarterly installments a year. The commissioner may certify an advance payment for the first quarter of the state fiscal year. Later payments must be made upon receipt by the state of a quarterly report on finances and program activities.
The commissioner shall specify requirements for reports, including quarterly fiscal reports, according to section 256.01, subdivision 2, paragraph (p). Each quarter, an approved program receiving an Indian child welfare grant shall submit a report to the commissioner that includes:
(1) a detailed accounting of grant money expended during the preceding quarter, specifying expenditures by line item and year to date; and
(2) a description of Indian child welfare activities conducted during the preceding quarter, including the number of clients served and the type of services provided.
The quarterly reports must be submitted no later than 30 days after the end of each quarter of the state fiscal year.
A final evaluation report must be submitted by each approved program. It must include client outcomes, cost and effectiveness in meeting the goals of the Indian Family Preservation Act and permanency planning goals.