Proposal to Form a Community Advisory Committee
After hearing Levy staff outline the proposal to create a community advisory committee and a summary of stakeholder feedback on the proposal, the Allocation Committee (AC) decided against taking a vote on the proposal in its current form.
While there was general support from the AC and stakeholders surveyed to form a community advisory committee, AC members and stakeholders asked for more clarity on the roles and powers of the proposed committee in competitive funding processes.
Adjustment to the Small Grants Fund
One of the small grant recipients, Native Wellness Institute, elected not to move forward with their grant. Based on recommendations from Levy Staff and the SGF Design Team, the Committee voted to distribute the funds ( $144,000) among the 7 remaining small grants recipients.
We're thrilled to welcome Joel Broussard to the Levy team. Joel is a Portland native who has seen many changes happen in the Portland area and the state of Oregon.
Portland Children's Levy expects adequate resources to fully fund all current grant commitments for the full 3-year term despite the economic downturn due to the pandemic.
Annual Performance Report
Staff presented PCL’s 2019-20 Performance Report showing demographics of children and families served, program outcomes and how our partners responded to the pandemic. Both staff and the committee thanked partners for their incredible and innovative work to support children and families in the midst of this health crisis.
*This listing closed at 11:59 PM, on February 12, 2021*
This person will manage Children's Levy grants in the child abuse prevention and intervention and foster care program areas and will participate in the program team responsible for the design and implementation of competitive grant processes, program policies, and operating procedures. Visit governmentjobs.com to learn more about this position.
Portland City Council today approved $1 million in new investments to improve equity of access for organizations that have not received Children’s Levy funding in the past.
The Allocation Committee at its Monday meeting approved $1 million in new three-year investments for the Small Grants Fund to improve equity of access for organizations that have not received Levy funding in the past.
The three-year grants will begin in January and include four mentoring programs, three after-school programs and one hunger relief program. They are:
Portland City Council today approved $68 million in Portland Children’s Levy community investments over the next three years providing opportunities in education, youth development and family support.
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