ACCOUNTABILITY & GOVERNANCE

The Portland Children’s Levy is annually audited and administrative expenses cannot exceed 5 percent of revenues; 95 cents of every dollar is invested in programs helping the city’s children. The most recent audit completed in 2013 by independent auditor McDonald Jacobs, PC found that administrative expenses were less than 5 percent of revenues, were necessary and proper, and all grant disbursements were properly documented and in accordance with approved budgets.

USING TAX DOLLARS WISELY

Portland Children’s Levy July 1, 2011 - June 30, 2012

Revenues:

Earned in FY 2011-2012

$10,826,475

Accrued from July 1, 2003 - June 30, 2011

$4,235,855

 Total

$15,062,230

Investments and Commitments

 

Program Investments, FY 2011 - 2012

 

Early Childhood

$4,371,510

After School

$2,774,880

Child Abuse Prevention & Intervention

$2,260,361

Foster Care

$1,653,690

Mentoring

$1,432,698

Leverage Fund

$944,102

Administration, FY 2011 - 2012

$565,157

Encumbered Funds, FY 2012 - 2013  

$1,059,662

 Total

$15,062,030