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

$ Our 2015 Budget $

Early Childhood

$3,379,751

Child Abuse Prevention & Intervention

$2,154,973

After School

$1,989,316

Foster Care

$1,194,849

Mentoring

$1,069,070

Hunger Relief

$794,883

Total

 

$10,582,842

Portland Children’s Levy July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2015