(GIA) Technical Support Training

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2015-16 Grants In Aid (GIA)
Technical Support Training
1/29/2015
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Welcome
Kate Auslen– Administrative Support Staff
for the Human Relations Commission (HRC)
 Greg Zocher, Human Resources Manager
and City Liaison to the HRC
 Michelle Tasseff, HRC Vice-Chair
 Applicant Introductions
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Today’s Agenda
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Timeline
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GIA Program & Application
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Questions and Comments
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The Big Picture
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The City of San Luis Obispo granted $133,900 in GIA
funding in 2014-15. The 2015-16 GIA budget is expected
to be $133,900.
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The City Council remains committed to supporting human
service needs in our community.
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HRC’s Priority Funding Areas
(Non Ranked)
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Homeless prevention including supportive
services and transitional housing
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Hunger and malnutrition prevention
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Supportive physical and mental health services
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Services for seniors and/or people with
disabilities
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Supportive services for youth and their
development; especially targeted to youth at risk
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Timeline
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Important Dates
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Application Due:
On or before Monday, February 4, 2015 at 990 Palm Street, Human
Resources Dept. (Room 14) by 5:00 p.m and electronically to
[email protected]
HRC Public Hearing: Wednesday, May 6, 2015 – Plan to attend.
This is an opportunity to thank the commissioners, or request the
commissioners reconsider your grant if not being recommended for
funding.
City Council Reviews/Adopts HRC Recommendations:
June 2015 (date TBD – budget must be approved first. This is
another opportunity to make public comment)
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Contracts mailed to grant recipients in July and are due back to
Human Resources before funding can be disbursed.
Goal for checks in the Mail: August 2015
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Grant Ranges
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Last year grants ranged from $1,000 to
$12,400
The average award was about $4,500
30 out of 42 applicants received funds in
2014-15.
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HRC GIA Application
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Be sure to use the new version of the application found
online at:
http://www.slocity.org/humanresources/grants.asp
Earlier versions of the application will not be accepted.
Organizations that received GIA funds during 2014-15
must have complied with all reporting requirements to be
considered for 2015-16 funding.
Formatting: Please avoid binding, covers, special folders, and
staples. Paperclips or binder clips are preferred. Please submit a
hard copy as well as a scanned version (of the entire application,
including attachments) submitted via email to
[email protected] in PDF format.
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HRC GIA Application (continued)
1.
Mission Statement (50 words or less)
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Program / Project Description / Requests
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Overall agency mission
More specific about program vs. overall agency
Select Funding Priorities
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Which funding priority does your program support?
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HRC GIA Application (continued)
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Project’s Budget
Agency’s Budget
Methods and Indicators of Success
Collaboration with Other Agencies
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HRC GIA Application (continued)
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How Many Served
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City of SLO specifically
Outside city limits (might not apply)
Total served
Prioritizing Grants
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If requesting multiple grants from same agency, order
of priority must be ranked
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How Will Your Agency and SLO Citizens
Benefit
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Checklist
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Be sure to include required attachments
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Contract
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Contract – Sent by City of SLO to GIA Recipients
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Exhibit A – Mid-Year and Year-End Reporting Guidelines
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Exhibit B – Original Grant Application
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What To Do
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Sign & return original contract to City
Funds released in August 2015 after contract is
returned
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Questions/Comments?
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Kate Auslen, 781-7250
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Greg Zocher, 781-7253
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