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File #: 1585-2021    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/10/2021 In control: Neighborhoods Committee
On agenda: 6/14/2021 Final action: 6/18/2021
Title: To authorize the Director of the Department of Neighborhoods to enter into grant agreements with Community of Caring Development Foundation, Lead with Purpose Mothers of Murdered Columbus Children, The Urban Foundation Inc., and National Center for Urban Solutions in an amount up to $844,000.00 to add needed capacity to address COVID-19 specific services for seniors, single family households and youth; to authorize the expenditure of up to $844,000.00 from the Recovery Fund; to authorize the payment of expenses starting June 1, 2021; and to declare an emergency. ($844,000.00)
Attachments: 1. Legislative DAX Strings - Ord No 1585-2021.pdf
Explanation

Due to the effects of COVID-19, the City of Columbus recognizes there is an increased need for human services to support youth in 2021. Through the American Rescue Plan, up to $844,000.00 is allocated to distribute to qualified Columbus area nonprofit agencies. Grants will be awarded to the Community of Caring Development Foundation, Lead with Purpose ,Mothers of Murdered Columbus Children, and National Center for Urban Solutions and the Urban Foundation Inc. These nonprofit organizations will serve seniors, single family households and youth to help ease the challenges families face due to the current public health emergency. Importantly, all expenses must be eligible under the United States Treasury American Rescue Plan guidelines. Expenses must be necessary expenditures incurred due to the public health emergency with respect to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) between March 10, 2021 and December 31, 2024.

The services included in this legislation cannot be provided by existing City employees because these services are beyond the City’s current responsibility and capacity to provide.

Emergency Designation: Emergency action is requested to ensure that residents can benefit from needed social service programming.
Fiscal Impact: Funding is provided to the City of Columbus from the Recovery Fund passed by Congress on March 10, 2021 and signed into law on March 11, 2021.
Contract Compliance: the vendor’s vendor numbers are
Community of Caring Development Foundation 026987 and is pending
Lead with Purpose 035890 and is valid from 6/1/2021 to 6/1/2023 Mothers of Murdered Columbus Children and is pending
National Center for Urban Solutions 025982 and is pending
The Urban Foundation Inc 030481 and is pending



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To authorize the Director of the Department of Neighborhoods to enter into grant agreements with Community of Caring Development Foundation, Lead with Purpose Mothers of Murdered Columbus Children, The Urban Foundation Inc., an...

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