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File #: 18-0642 CRA    Version: 1 Name:
Type: CRA Grant Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 8/18/2020 In control: Community Redevelopment Agency
On agenda: 8/25/2020 Final action:
Title: CRA A-G.U.I.D.E.: ACHIEVING GOALS USING IMPACT DRIVEN EVALUATION FY 2020-2021 FUNDING REQUEST - RECREATION & CULTURAL FACILITIES
Attachments: 1. Agenda Cover Report, 2. Exhibit A - Documents for ARTS GARAGE, 3. Exhibit B - Documents for DBHS, 4. Exhibit C - Documents for EPOCH, 5. Exhibit D - Documents for OSS
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TO: CRA Board of Commissioners
FROM: Alexina Jeannite, Grant Manager
THROUGH: Renée A. Jadusingh, CRA Executive Director
DATE: August 25, 2020

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CRA A-G.U.I.D.E.: ACHIEVING GOALS USING IMPACT DRIVEN EVALUATION FY 2020-2021 FUNDING REQUEST - RECREATION & CULTURAL FACILITIES

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Recommended Action:
Recommendation
Discussion and feedback regarding the A-G.U.I.D.E. FY 2020-2021 Funding Requests for Recreation & Cultural Facilities.

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Background:
A-G.U.I.D.E.: Achieving Goals Using Impact Driven Evaluation is a grant program to assist organizations that engage in activities that further the Delray Beach Community Redevelopment Agency’s (CRA) mission. The A-G.U.I.D.E. Program provides funding to address “Overall Needs” within the Community Redevelopment Area as defined in the Community Redevelopment Plan. The following "Overall Needs" are area-wide in scope and encompass some of the more serious problems that are prevalent throughout the area and contribute to the overall state of decline:

· Removal of Slum and Blight
· Land Use
· Economic Development
· Affordable Housing
· Downtown Housing
· Infrastructure
· Recreation and Cultural Facilities

The A-G.U.I.D.E. Funding Evaluation Committee, consisting of the following CRA staff, Executive Director, Renee Jadusingh; Finance and Operations Director, Lori Hayward; and Arts Warehouse Manager, Grace Gdaniec; met to review the A-GUIDE FY2020-2021 funding proposals. The applicants are:

1. Arts Garage (Cultural)
2. Expanding and Preserving Our Cultural Heritage (EPOCH)/Spady Museum (Cultural)
3. Delray Beach Community Land Trust (Affordable Housing)
4. Delray Beach Public Library Association (Program A: Open Sundays/Mondays - Cultural/ Program B: Training, Technology & Innovation Lab - Economic Development)
5. Delray Beach Historical Society (Cultural)
6. Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce (Economic Development)
7. Old School Square (Cultural)

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