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File #: 18-0057 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 EXPANDING AND PRESERVING OUR CULTURAL HERITAGE, INC. (EPOCH)
Attachments: 1. Agenda Cover Report, 2. Exhibit A - EPOCH
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TO: CRA Board of Commissioners
FROM: Lori Hayward, Finance and Operations Director
THROUGH: Jeff Costello, CRA Executive Director
DATE: August 15, 2018

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FY 2018-19 CRA A-GUIDE FUNDING REQUEST
EXPANDING AND PRESERVING OUR CULTURAL HERITAGE, INC. (EPOCH)

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Recommended Action:
Recommendation
Direct staff to include funding for the Expanding and Preserving Our Cultural Heritage, Inc. in the CRA’s FY 18-19 Budget in the amount of $80,000.

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Background:

EPOCH applied for CRA A-GUIDE Funding for FY 2018-19 under the category of Economic Development and Recreation and Cultural Facilities for their Museum Programming.

Funding Request Amount: $80,000
Organization Total Budget: $276,785
CRA Funds - Percentage of Budget: 29%
Amount of A-GUIDE funding established: $59,640
Amount Funded in FY 17-18: $80,000
Reason EPOCH requested additional funds: Since 16-17 EPOCH has grown their programs and budget. EPOCH is requesting the same funding as FY17-18 to maintain programs at their current levels with the intent of growing them as their budget allows.

FY 2017-18 Funding:
CRA A-GUIDE Funding: $80,000 (29% of Proposed Budget of $275,505)
CRA Funding on behalf of the City: $31,000
Total Funded in FY 2017-18: $111,000

Program: “A” Museum Programming
Requesting Amount: $80,000
Program Budget: $173,185
Percentage of Program Budget: 46%

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 outcome of the committee’s review is as follows:

Museum Pr...

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