Pursuant to Delaware Code, Title 29, Chapter 76, the Delaware State Clearinghouse Committee was established for federal and nonfederal grant coordination. The Committee consists of the following members (or designees): Chairperson and the Vice Chairperson of the Joint Finance Committee, the Controller General, the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, the Director of the Delaware Economic Development Office, the Secretary of Finance and four appointed members of the General Assembly.

The Clearinghouse Committee's functions include:

  • Establishing state goals and objectives for maximizing the utilization of federal aid and nonfederal aid programs;

  • Promulgating procedures and guidelines for all state departments, agencies, public and higher education institutions, covering applications for federal and nonfederal grants;

  • Requiring, upon request, any state department, agency, public and higher education institution receiving grant money from the federal government or a nonfederal grant to submit grant information to members of the Committee of expenditures and program measures for the fiscal period in question; and

  • Meeting as often as it is deemed necessary, usually the last Tuesday of each month, for the purpose of establishing policy, reviewing and approving or disapproving applications for federal and nonfederal grants.