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File #: 18-0846 CRA    Version: 1 Name:
Type: CRA Workshop Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 7/6/2021 In control: Community Redevelopment Agency
On agenda: 7/15/2021 Final action:
Title: A-GUIDE FUNDING REQUEST FOR FISCAL YEAR 2021-2022 - ARTS GARAGE
Attachments: 1. Agenda Cover Report, 2. Exhibit A - A-GUIDE FY 2021-2022 Evaluation Committee Form - Arts Garage, 3. Exhibit B - A-GUIDE FY2021-2022 Logic Model - Arts Garage, 4. Exhibit C - A-GUIDE FY2021-2022 Combined Budget & Narrative - Arts Garage
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TO: CRA Board of Commissioners
FROM: Alexina Jeannite, Community Engagement Director
THROUGH: Renée A. Jadusingh, Esq., Executive Director
DATE: July 15, 2021

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A-GUIDE FUNDING REQUEST FOR FISCAL YEAR 2021-2022 - ARTS GARAGE

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Recommended Action:
Recommendation
Direct staff to include funding for the Arts Garage in the CRA’s FY 2021-2022 Budget in the amount of $275,000.

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Background:
Arts Garage applied for CRA A-G.U.I.D.E.: Achieving Goals Using Impact Driven Evaluation Funding for FY 2021-2022 under the category of Recreation and Cultural Facilities. Funding is requested for one program (Program “A”), which is the Arts Garage’s Community Building Through Music & Art Program. The specifics of Arts Garage’s request are summarized below.

Current Funding Request Amount: $275,000
Organization Total Budget: $1,385,900
CRA Funds - Percentage of Budget: 20%
FY2020-2021 Funding: $275,000

This year’s Funding Evaluation Committee consisted of CRA Executive Director, Renee Jadusingh, CRA Assistant Director, Christine Tibbs, and City of Delray Beach Economic Development Director, Sara Maxfield. 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 the exception of two items: Organizational Capacity - Demonstrated experience/success with similar programs/project rated on a scale of 1 to 15 (worst to best possible response); and Logic Model/Projected Results - Stated program/project goal clear and relevant to CRA Overall Need rated on a scale of 1 to 10 (worst to best possible response)...

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