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File #: 0645-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 3/3/2017 In control: Health & Human Services Committee
On agenda: 3/27/2017 Final action: 3/29/2017
Title: To approve the funding request of The Legal Aid Society of Columbus seeking financial assistance to address an emergency human service need pursuant to Columbus City Code; to authorize the Director of Development to execute a grant agreement with The Legal Aid Society of Columbus to provide the Supporting and Stabilizing Women in Transition program; to authorize the expenditure of $25,000.00 from the Emergency Human Services Fund; to authorize the expenditure of $25,000.00 from the general fund. ($50,000.00)
Sponsors: Priscilla Tyson, Zach M. Klein
Attachments: 1. ORD0645-2017 2017 Legal Aid Society
Explanation
BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of the Department of Development to enter into a grant agreement with The Legal Aid Society of Columbus to provide the Supporting and Stabilizing Women in Transition program for a twelve-month period for a total amount of $50,000.00.

This is the third and final year of a three year competitive grant award process which was put in place to achieve the following Objective: to support goal oriented, outcome based social service programs and activities that will address critical needs in the Columbus community through a competitive process that enables new, successful and targeted programs to be funded. The awards target social service programs that fall into three priority areas including emergency and basic needs, employment and self-sufficiency, and social success for our residents and neighborhoods. Programs include, but are not limited to: day care, substance abuse prevention programs, refugee and resettlement programs, senior care, mediation services, services for the disabled, material assistance and food programs, workforce development, youth programs and other services. This funding will allow the process to continue much needed services.

FISCAL IMPACT: Funding for this expenditure is allocated from the Emergency Human Services Fund ($25,000) and the general fund ($25,000).

Title
To approve the funding request of The Legal Aid Society of Columbus seeking financial assistance to address an emergency human service need pursuant to Columbus City Code; to authorize the Director of Development to execute a grant agreement with The Legal Aid Society of Columbus to provide the Supporting and Stabilizing Women in Transition program; to authorize the expenditure of $25,000.00 from the Emergency Human Services Fund; to authorize the expenditure of $25,000.00 from the general fund. ($50,000.00)

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WHEREAS, various social service agencies have submitted grant applications seeking financial assista...

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