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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 Staff Review Program
Review Application Materials Question and Answer

3 Welcome Community Services Department
Specialize in grants and grant management Divisions working with Texans Feeding Texans Office of Financial Services Finance Section will assist with application evaluation Office 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) Created 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 County Full 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 Available Tuesday, July 29, 2008 Public Information Session-HCCSD Training Room 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 approval Tuesday, October 07, 2008 Selected applicants notified of reward Wednesday, October 08, 2008 Completed application due to TDA Headquarters Saturday, November 01, 2008

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

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

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

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

11 Part III – Service by Zip Code
Requests TOTAL hot meals served by zip code Use FY 2007 numbers Helps CSD understand fiscal impact by precinct and where seniors are receiving services in the county Indicate 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 body

13 Part V – Attachments Most recent financial statements and audit
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 amount Return addressed envelope Application must include all attachments for consideration

14 Completed Applications
Include three signed copies of the application Use 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. Read the application fact sheet for instructions

15 Questions? Contact: Kelly Opot
Program Analyst

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