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File #: 18-0519 CRA    Version: 1 Name:
Type: CRA Report Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 1/3/2020 In control: Community Redevelopment Agency
On agenda: 1/28/2020 Final action:
Title: GREATER DELRAY BEACH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 4th Quarter and year-end FY 2018-19 A-Guide Report
Attachments: 1. Agenda Cover Report, 2. Exhibit A - FY 2018-19 GoalsOutcome Report Final CHAMBER, 3. Exhibit B- FY 18-19 Budget CHAMBER, 4. Exhibit C - PowerPoint Slides CHAMBER, 5. Exhibit D - 1909 Program Final Report CHAMBER
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TO: CRA Board of Commissioners
FROM: Alexina Jeannite, Grant Manager
THROUGH: Renée A. Jadusingh, Esq., Executive Director
DATE: January 28, 2019

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GREATER DELRAY BEACH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 4th Quarter and year-end FY 2018-19 A-Guide Report

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Background:
The Delray Beach Community Redevelopment Agency awarded the Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce (Chamber) a $25,000 A-GUIDE grant for FY 2018-2019. This award represents 3% of the Chamber’s $1,051,310 budget. As of the end of the year, the Chamber raised revenue of $775,437 and had a net income of $109,869.

The A-GUIDE grant was awarded to support the 1909 Accelerator Program in partnership with Palm Beach Tech for one year. Below are highlights and program snapshots along with year-end totals from the Chamber’s fourth quarter FY 2018-2019 A-GUIDE Report for agreement ending September 30, 2019.

Program Snapshot:

Program “A”: Chamber/PB Tech 1909 Accelerator
Program Information
Select Key Program Metrics Annual Total 4Q Totals Year-End Totals
Participants 25 15 15
Mentors 25 21 21
Companies Launched 10 12 12
The Chamber experienced some hurdles in implementing the program, including downsizing participant enrollment from fifty (50) participants to twenty-five (25) due to the partial award of funding. Sixty percent of the targeted enrollment was achieved. The program also had a late start due to insufficient program promotion, however, was ultimately able to launch during the end of the second quarter. Services were provided as proposed, with actual enrollment of fifteen (15) participants, 100% of which successfully competed and graduated from the program.

Budget Information
Awarded $25,000
Budget $25,000
Actual Revenues $18,750
Actual Expenses $26,359
Actual Net Income ($7,609)
Actual revenues and actual net income reflect the amount of funding disbursed at the time of fourth qua...

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