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File #: 18-1123 CRA    Version: 1 Name:
Type: CRA Workshop Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 8/4/2022 In control: Community Redevelopment Agency
On agenda: 9/1/2022 Final action:
Title: A-G.U.I.D.E. FUNDING REQUEST FOR FISCAL YEAR 2022-2023 - GREATER DELRAY BEACH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, INC.
Attachments: 1. Agenda Cover Report, 2. Exhibit A - A-GUIDE FY2022-2023 Evaluation Commitee Scores - Chamber, 3. Exhibit B - A-GUIDE FY2022-2023 Goals & Outcomes - Chamber, 4. Exhibit C - A-GUIDE FY2022-2023 Combined Budget & Narrative - Chamber, 5. Exhibit D - A-GUIDE FY2022-2023 Presentation Slides - Chamber
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TO: CRA Board of Commissioners
FROM: Alexina Jeannite, Community Engagement Director
THROUGH: Renée A. Jadusingh, Esq., Executive Director
DATE: September 1, 2022

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A-G.U.I.D.E. FUNDING REQUEST FOR FISCAL YEAR 2022-2023 - GREATER DELRAY BEACH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, INC.

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Recommended Action:
Recommendation
Direct staff to include funding for the Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce, Inc. (Chamber) in the CRA’s FY 2022-2023 Budget in the amount of $40,000.

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Background:
The Chamber applied for CRA A-G.U.I.D.E.: Achieving Goals Using Impact Driven Evaluation Funding for FY 2022-2023 under the category of Economic Development. Funding is requested for one program, (Program “A”), the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at FAU. Housed at the Chamber, the SBDC, in partnership with the Delray CRA provides a dedicated consultant to the local business community in support of economic development efforts. Delray-based businesses receive prioritized attention, through a locally assigned consultant that assists them with one-on-one business consulting, access to webinars and trainings, mentoring, and counseling across all industry sectors and at any phase of the business life cycle.

The specifics of the Chamber’s request are summarized below.

Current Funding Request Amount: $40,000
Organization Total Budget: $898,678
CRA Funds - Percentage of Budget: 4%
FY2021-2022 Funding: $40,000












This year’s Funding Evaluation Committee consisted of CRA Assistant Director, Christine Tibbs; CRA Finance & Operations Director, Lori Hayward; and two representatives from the City of Delray Beach - the Assistant City Manager, Jeff Oris, and the Economic Development Director, Sara Maxfield. The Committee rated the application package based on the established A-G.U.I.D.E. criteria. Criteria used in review of the application were grouped into six categories weighted to total 100% as follows:

Organization Capacity 20%
Need for Projec...

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