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1 Texans Feeding Texans Home- Delivered Meal Grant Program Harris County Qualifying Grant Information July 29, 2009

2 Agenda Welcome: Community Services StaffWelcome: Community Services Staff Review ProgramReview Program Review Application MaterialsReview Application Materials Question and AnswerQuestion and Answer

3 Welcome Community Services DepartmentCommunity Services Department –Specialize in grants and grant management –Divisions working with Texans Feeding Texans Office of Financial ServicesOffice of Financial Services –Finance Section will assist with application evaluation Office of Housing and Community DevelopmentOffice of Housing and Community Development –Development Section will administer grant

4 Texans Feeding Texans Second year of Grant Program with Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA)Second year of Grant Program with Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) Created through HB 407 to assist agencies delivering meals across TexasCreated through HB 407 to assist agencies delivering meals across Texas –Requires County qualifying grant to receive TDA funding

5 Harris County Grant Agencies are eligible with a grant in any amount from Harris CountyAgencies are eligible with a grant in any amount from Harris County Full TDA grant = $.25 per senior from Harris County grantFull TDA grant = $.25 per senior from Harris County grant –Based on Seniors 60-years-old and older in Harris County –352,000 Seniors in Harris County, according to 2000 Census

6 Timeline for 2009 Texans Feeding Texans Activity Date TDA Grant Application Form made Available Friday, July 11, 2008 Harris County Application for Qualifications AvailableTuesday, July 29, 2008 Public Information Session-HCCSD Training RoomTuesday, July 29, 2008 RFQ Applications due to Harris County Monday, August 25, 2008 Finance determination of accounting eligibility Wednesday, September 24, 2008 Selected applicants submitted to Court for approvalTuesday, October 07, 2008 Selected applicants notified of reward Wednesday, October 08, 2008 Completed application due to TDA HeadquartersSaturday, November 01, 2008

7 Harris County Grant Grant will be distributed among agencies according to percentage of all hot meals served in Harris CountyGrant will be distributed among agencies according to percentage of all hot meals served in Harris County CSD anticipates higher participation for 2009 grantCSD anticipates higher participation for 2009 grant

8 Application Materials Available online after July 29Available online after July 29 Contains five parts Contains five parts All parts must be completed, including all attachments, for the application to be considered for fundingAll parts must be completed, including all attachments, for the application to be considered for funding

9 Part I - Organizational Information Basic organizational information that providesBasic organizational information that provides –Contact information –Financial contact –Business name

10 Part II – Financial Management Questionnaire Helps assess overall capacity of organization’s financial managementHelps assess overall capacity of organization’s financial management –Accounting System –Financial Capability –Budgetary Controls –Internal Controls Findings from audit or financial statementsFindings from audit or financial statements

11 Part III – Service by Zip Code Requests TOTAL hot meals served by zip codeRequests TOTAL hot meals served by zip code Use FY 2007 numbersUse FY 2007 numbers Helps CSD understand fiscal impact by precinct and where seniors are receiving services in the countyHelps CSD understand fiscal impact by precinct and where seniors are receiving services in the county Indicate TOTAL HOT MEALS SERVEDIndicate TOTAL HOT MEALS SERVED –This number is used for percentage determination

12 Part IV – Board of Directors Describes the makeup of the organization's governing bodyDescribes the makeup of the organization's governing body

13 Part V – Attachments Most recent financial statements and auditMost recent financial statements and audit Monitoring report from Harris County Area Agency on Aging (2007)Monitoring report from Harris County Area Agency on Aging (2007) Notarized documentation of meals served OVER the AAA or Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) contracted amountNotarized documentation of meals served OVER the AAA or Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) contracted amount Return addressed envelopeReturn addressed envelope Application must include all attachments for considerationApplication must include all attachments for consideration

14 Completed Applications Include three signed copies of the applicationInclude three signed copies of the application Use only binder clips-no notebooks or bindingUse only binder clips-no notebooks or binding All applications are due to the CSD office by Monday, August 25, 2008 at 2:00 p.m.All applications are due to the CSD office by Monday, August 25, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. Read the application fact sheet for instructionsRead the application fact sheet for instructions

15 Questions? Contact: Kelly Opot Program Analyst


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