There are a few important restrictions on how LCC grant money can be spent. The money cannot be used to purchase refreshments or provide scholarships directly to individuals.
LCCs can grant funds for
, such as equipment or improvements to facilities, but they need to make sure that requests for capital expenditures meet a number of additional requirements.
Applicants for capital expenditures must demonstrate a 2:1 match (the LCC can only fund a third of the total cost of purchase or renovation) and must fill out a number of supplemental questions.
Capital expenditures for schools, libraries, local cultural councils, municipal agencies and religious organizations are ineligible.