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File #: 22-5330    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Grant Status: Passed
File created: 8/26/2022 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 9/13/2022 Final action: 9/13/2022
Title: Request by Harris County Resources for Children and Adults for approval to accept from the BEAR Foundation grant funds in the amount of $50,076.80, with a required match of $28,573.04, and to utilize lapsed funds in the amount of $2,526.40, for the FY 2022-23 BEAR Foundation-HEART Gallery Program, and extend one associated position to September 30, 2023.
Department: Harris County Resources for Children and Adults
Department Head/Elected Official: Joel Levine, Executive Director

Regular or Supplemental RCA: Regular RCA
Type of Request: Grant

Project ID (if applicable): 100001000001339
Vendor/Entity Legal Name (if applicable): N/A

MWDBE Contracted Goal (if applicable): N/A
MWDBE Current Participation (if applicable): N/A
Justification for 0% MWDBE Participation Goal: N/A - Goal not applicable to request

Request Summary (Agenda Caption):
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Request by Harris County Resources for Children and Adults for approval to accept from the BEAR Foundation grant funds in the amount of $50,076.80, with a required match of $28,573.04, and to utilize lapsed funds in the amount of $2,526.40, for the FY 2022-23 BEAR Foundation-HEART Gallery Program, and extend one associated position to September 30, 2023.
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Background and Discussion:
The BEAR HEART program provides hope and care for abused and neglected children in Harris County. BEAR's programs serve children by providing supplies, diapers, school uniforms, shoes, clothes, etc. BEAR also provides needed items for youth who are graduating from high school and transitioning out of CPS care.

Expected Impact:
The budget of $50,076.80 plus lapsed funds of $2,526.40 will cover Salaries of one position, the HEART Gallery Coordinator and Harris County Resources for Children and Adults will support the grant by covering the cost of the associated fringes estimated at $28,573.04.

Alternative Options:
There are no other alternatives for these services.

Alignment with Goal(s):
_ Justice and Safety
_ Economic Opportunity
_ Housing
X Public Health
_ Transportation
_ Flooding
_ Environment
_ Governance and Customer Service

Prior Court Action (if any):
Date
Agenda Item #
Action Taken
09/28/21
163
Commissioners Court approved FY22 grant renewal for BEAR HEART grant.
Location:
Address (if applicable): 3572 E TC Jester, Houston, Texas 77018
Precinct(s): Countywide

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