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File #: 18-0387 CRA    Version: 1 Name:
Type: CRA Workshop Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 7/1/2019 In control: Community Redevelopment Agency
On agenda: 7/9/2019 Final action:
Title: FY 2019-20 CRA A-GUIDE FUNDING REQUEST - CREATIVE CITY COLLABORATIVE (ARTS GARAGE)
Attachments: 1. Agenda Cover Report, 2. Exhibit A - Application Evaluation Form - CCC, 3. Exhibit B - FY19-20 Goals & Outcomes Report - CCC, 4. Exhibit C - Combined Budget Form & Narrative - CCC
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TO: CRA Board of Commissioners
FROM: Lori Hayward, Finance and Operations Director
THROUGH: Renée A. Jadusingh, CRA Executive Director
DATE: JULY 9, 2019

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FY 2019-20 CRA A-GUIDE FUNDING REQUEST - CREATIVE CITY COLLABORATIVE (ARTS GARAGE)

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Recommended Action:
Recommendation
Direct staff to include funding for the Creative City Collaborative (CCC) - Arts Garage in the CRA’s FY 19-20 Budget in the amount of $275,000.

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Background:
CCC applied for CRA A-GUIDE Funding for FY 2019-20 under the categories of Economic Development and Recreation and Cultural Facilities. Funding is requested for one program, (Program “A”), which is Community Building through Music & Art. The specifics of the CCC’s request are summarized below.

Funding Request Amount: $275,000
Organization Total Budget: $1,392,000
CRA Funds - Percentage of Budget: 20%
Amount Funded in FY 2018-19: $275,000

This year’s Funding Evaluation Committee consisted of 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) with an exception of two items. The two items are scored as follows:

1. Organizational Capacity- Demonstrated experience/success with similar programs/project is rated on a scale of 1 to 15 (worst to best possible response). The importance of the success of the organizations prior year goals that were established for the programs/projects funded by the CRA A-GUIDE grant funding was emphasized with additional poin...

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