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File #: 18-0638 CRA    Version: 1 Name:
Type: CRA Funding Assistance Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 8/17/2020 In control: Community Redevelopment Agency
On agenda: 8/25/2020 Final action:
Title: FY 2020-2021 CRA A-GUIDE FUNDING REQUEST - DELRAY BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY ASSOCIATION
Attachments: 1. Agenda Cover Report, 2. Exhibit A - A-GUIDE FY2020-2021 Committee Evaluation Form (Program A & B) LIBRARY, 3. Exhibit B - A-GUIDE FY 2020-2021 GoalsOutcome Report (Program A & B) LIBRARY, 4. Exhibit C - A-GUIDE FY2020-2021 Combined Budget & Narrative (Program A & B) LIBRARY, 5. Exhibit D - PowerPoint Slides LIBRARY
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TO: CRA Board of Commissioners
FROM: Alexina Jeannite, Grant Manager
THROUGH: Renée A. Jadusingh, Esq. CRA Executive Director
DATE: August 25, 2020

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FY 2020-2021 CRA A-GUIDE FUNDING REQUEST - DELRAY BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY ASSOCIATION

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Recommended Action:
Recommendation
Direct staff to include funding for the Delray Beach Public Library in the CRA’s FY 2020-2021 Budget in the amount of $443,000.

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Background:
The Library applied for CRA A-G.U.I.D.E.: Achieving Goals Using Impact Driven Evaluation Funding for FY 2020-2021 under the category of Economic Development and Recreation and Cultural Facilities. Funding is requested for two programs: (Program “A”), which is the Library’s Sunday & Monday Operations and (Program “B”), which is the Technology, Training, and Innovation Lab Services. The specifics of the request are summarized below.

Funding Request Amount: $443,000
Organization Total Budget: $2,305,856
CRA Funds - Percentage of Budget: 19%
FY 2019-2020 Funding: $468,000

Program “A”: CRA Sundays & Mondays
Request Amount: $418,000
Program Budget: $418,000
Percentage of Program Budget: 100%
FY 2019-2020 Funding: $418,000

Program “B”: Technology, Training, and Innovation Lab
Request Amount: $25,000
Program Budget: $100,000
Percentage of Program Budget: 25%
FY 2019-2020 Funding: $50,000

This year’s Funding Evaluation Committee consisted of CRA Executive Director, Renee Jadusingh, Finance and Operations Director, Lori Hayward, and Arts Warehouse Manager, Grace Gdaniec. 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 an...

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