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File #: 16-0363    Version: 1 Name: 3/10/16 Resolution for CoFu 2016-2018 MOU Services Funding Process
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/10/2016 In control: City Council
On agenda: 3/10/2016 Final action: 3/10/2016
Enactment date: 3/10/2016 Enactment #: R-16-064
Title: Resolution to Adopt FY 2016-18 Human Services Funding Process
Attachments: 1. 2016-2018 Coordinated Funding Memorandum.pdf
Title
Resolution to Adopt FY 2016-18 Human Services Funding Process
Memorandum
Attached for your consideration is a resolution to approve FY 2017 - 2018 General Fund allocations for human services, the administration of these funds by the Office of Community and Economic Development using the public-private Coordinated Funding Model, and the signature of the City Administrator on the 2016-18 MOU.

The Coordinated Funding process, used by the City to distribute its human services funds since 2011, will continue to coordinate funding priorities, non-profit applications and interventions, and proposal reviews between the City of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, the United Way of Washtenaw County, the Washtenaw Urban County, and the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation (AAACF). The sixth funder, the RNR Foundation, will fund an outcomes evaluation of the Coordinated Funding Model during the FY2016-18 period. Additionally, a seventh funder - St. Joseph Mercy Health Ann Arbor will join the Washtenaw Coordinated Funders. Decision-making authority will remain separate, with City Council maintaining authority over City Funds, and the governing boards for each of the other funding bodies maintaining authority over their respective funds.

This process builds on the human services Coordinated Funding Model previously adopted by the City of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, United Way of Washtenaw County, the Washtenaw Urban County, and the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation (AAACF) by incorporating additional refinements to the model, including a shift to a single process for all potential grantees to access program operations and capacity building funding. One goal of this shift is to provide capacity building support to more agencies, particularly those serving areas of greatest need in the county (48197/98 zip codes, marginalized populations, and/or minority-led/minority-serving agencies). No City funds are provided for capacity building activities. The partnership ena...

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