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File #: 22-0114   
Type: Consent Status: Agenda Ready
In control: Board of County Commissioners
On agenda: 10/5/2021 Final action:
Title: APPROVAL OF AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN ACT NONPROFIT FUNDING RESTRUCTURING
PLACEMENT: Consent
TITLE:
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APPROVAL OF AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN ACT NONPROFIT FUNDING RESTRUCTURING
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:
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On June 22, 2021 staff presented to the Board of County Commissioners (BCC) a plan to utilize American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) money to address the negative impact of COVID-19 to Martin County. At that time staff suggested three (3) programs directed at the nonprofit and mental health communities. Staff has further reviewed the three programs and determined it would be more efficient to combine the three (3) programs into two (2) programs to address the community needs.
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DEPARTMENT: Administration
PREPARED BY: Name: George M. Stokus
Title: Assistant County Administrator
REQUESTED BY: George M. Stokus, Assistant County Administrator

PRESET:
PROCEDURES: None

BACKGROUND/RELATED STRATEGIC GOAL:

On June 22, 2021, the BCC approved the creation of three programs which provided funding for Nonprofit Operations, Nonprofit Programing, and Mental Health Programs. The Nonprofit Operations and Mental Health Programs grants were approved to be administered by County staff. The Nonprofit Programming grants were approved to be administered by the United Way of Martin County. Upon further review, staff has concluded that it would be more efficient to combine Nonprofit Programming and Mental Health Programs into one Community Assistance Program (CAP). The Nonprofit Operations program, specifically the Community Partner Relief Program (CPR), would remain the same.

The CPR Program ($1,250,000 - 2 years) offers reimbursement to eligible entities similar to the previous CARES program. Staff will review applications and award eligible nonprofits grants based on the guidelines outlined in ARPA. This was approved by the BCC and no further changes are requested.

Staff is recommending approval CAP ($5,700,000 - 2 years) which is a grant program that combines the Nonprofit Programming and Mental Health Programs gr...

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