42 USC 12671 - Projects

(a) Definition 
In this section, the term Foundation means the Points of Light Foundation funded under section 301,1 or another nonprofit private organization, that enters into an agreement with the Corporation to carry out this section.
(b) Identification of projects 

(1) Estimated number 
Not later than March 1, 2002, the Foundation, after obtaining the guidance of the heads of appropriate Federal agencies, such as the Director of the Office of Homeland Security and the Attorney General, shall
(A) make an estimate of the number of victims killed as a result of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 (referred to in this section as the estimated number); and

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(B) compile a list that specifies, for each individual that the Foundation determines to be such a victim, the name of the victim and the State in which the victim resided.
(2) Identified projects 
The Foundation may identify approximately the estimated number of community-based national and community service projects that meet the requirements of subsection (d) of this section. The Foundation may name projects in honor of victims described in subsection (b)(1)(A) of this section, after obtaining the permission of an appropriate member of the victims family and the entity carrying out the project.
(c) Eligible entities 
To be eligible to have a project named under this section, the entity carrying out the project shall be a political subdivision of a State, a business, a nonprofit organization (which may be a religious organization), an Indian tribe, or an institution of higher education.
(d) Projects 
The Foundation shall name, under this section, projects
(1) that advance the goals of unity, and improving the quality of life in communities; and
(2) that will be planned, or for which implementation will begin, within a reasonable period after January 10, 2002, as determined by the Foundation.
(e) Website and database 
The Foundation shall create and maintain websites and databases, to describe projects named under this section and serve as appropriate vehicles for recognizing the projects.
[1] See References in Text note below.