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 2014 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, 2012 - June 30, 2013

Revenues:

Earned in FY 2012-2013

$10,023,684

Accrued from July 1, 2003 - June 30, 2012

$1,015,885

 Total

$11,039,569

Investments and Commitments

 

Program Investments, FY 2012 - 2013

 

Early Childhood

$2,715,168

After School

$2,000,766

Child Abuse Prevention & Intervention

$1,616,776

Foster Care

$1,169,011

Mentoring

$1,011,701

Leverage Fund

$447,364

Administration, FY 2011 - 2012

$539,051

Encumbered Funds, FY 2012 - 2013  

$1,539,732

 Total

$11,039,569