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File #: 21-0972    Version: 1 Name: 6/7/21 Resolution to Approve FY 22 Allocations to Non-Profit Entities for Human Services - $633,765
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/7/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/7/2021 Final action: 6/7/2021
Enactment date: 6/7/2021 Enactment #: R-21-202
Title: Resolution to Approve FY 22 Allocations for 6-month Transition Grants to Non-Profit Entities for Human Services - $633,765 (General Fund)
Title
Resolution to Approve FY 22 Allocations for 6-month Transition Grants to Non-Profit Entities for Human Services - $633,765 (General Fund)
Memorandum
Attached for your consideration is a resolution to approve FY 2022 General Fund allocations to non-profit entities for human services, totaling $633,765.

On October 16th, 2017 through resolution R-17-394, the City approved a continuation of the coordinated funding process for human services funding in partnership with Washtenaw County, the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation (AAACF), the United Way of Washtenaw County (UWWC), the Washtenaw Urban County, and Saint Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor (SJMAA). Through resolution R-20-196 the City approved an additional one-year continuation, which ends June 30, 2021.

On June 15, 2020, through resolution R-20-216, the City approved the FY 21 Allocations to Non-Profit Entities for Human Services.

DISCUSSION:
Over the last few years the Coordinated Funding partners (including City of Ann Arbor) had identified the desire to change and redirect the partnership, adding in a focus on equity and work towards addressing racism, poverty and trauma. Work had started on shifting the partnership and model, however, that work was put on hold last year as we shifted staff to immediate pandemic response activities in 2020.

In early fall, the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation announced that they were exiting the partnership. The remaining partners (Washtenaw County, City of Ann Arbor, United Way and SJMAA) are interested in seeing if there can be a future partnership for human services funding with more of an equity focus, however those details are yet to be developed.

Current Coordinated Funding grants were extended through June 30, 2021. Staff at Office of Community & Economic Development have been working on establishing the values and goals of the public funders for this new partnership. As this work continues and is expected to expand over the summer to include elected officials,...

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