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File #: 18-0056 CRA    Version: 1 Name:
Type: CRA Workshop Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 7/25/2018 In control: Community Redevelopment Agency
On agenda: 8/15/2018 Final action:
Title: FY 2018-19 CRA A-GUIDE FUNDING REQUEST DELRAY BEACH COMMUNITY LAND TRUST (DBCLT)
Attachments: 1. Agenda Cover Report, 2. Exhibit A - DBCLT
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TO: CRA Board of Commissioners
FROM: Lori Hayward, Finance and Operations Director
THROUGH: Jeff Costello, CRA Executive Director
DATE: August, 2018

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FY 2018-19 CRA A-GUIDE FUNDING REQUEST
DELRAY BEACH COMMUNITY LAND TRUST (DBCLT)

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Recommended Action:
Recommendation
Direct staff to include funding for the Delray Beach Community Land Trust in the CRA’s FY 18-19 Budget in the amount of $214,325.

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Background:

The DBCLT applied for CRA A-GUIDE Funding for FY 18-19 under the category of Affordable Housing. Funding is requested for one program (Program “A”), which is the DBCLT’s Affordable Housing Program. The specifics of the DBCLT’s request are summarized below.

Funding Request Amount: $261,550
Organization Total Budget: $857,300
CRA Funds - Percentage of Budget: 31%
Amount of A-GUIDE funding established: $174,487
Amount Funded in FY 17-18: $194,700 (25% of Proposed Budget of $781,100)
Reason DBCLT requested additional funds: In the nonprofit sector with the commitment to expand our Affordable Housing Program Services. The DBCLT is challenged with the increased cost and other constraints to better serve clients. The DBCLT is incurring additional development costs such as acquisitions, remediation, and others that were not an issue in prior years.

This year’s Funding Evaluation Committee consisted of CRA Executive Director Jeff Costello, CRA Finance and Operations Director Lori Hayward, and Assistant City Manager Caryn Gardner-Young. The Committee rated the application package based on the established A-GUIDE criteria. Criteria used in review of the application were grouped into six categories weighted to total 100% as follows:

Organization Capacity 20%
Need for Project/Program 20%
Project/Program Description 10%
Logic Model 20%
Evaluation Plan 10%
Budget & Sustainability 20%

The Application Evaluation Form has six categories and the majority of the items are rated on a scale of 1 to 5 (worst to best possible response) ...

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