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File #: ID 20-0075    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/2/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 2/4/2020 Final action: 2/4/2020
Title: Budget Ordinance for Greensboro Police Department's Governor's Crime Commission Grant in the Amount of $119,699.70 for the Child Response Initiative FY 20
Attachments: 1. 20-0075 ORD CRI FY20 Budget.pdf
Related files: ID 20-0261
Title
Budget Ordinance for Greensboro Police Department's Governor's Crime Commission Grant in the Amount of $119,699.70 for the Child Response Initiative FY 20

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Department: Police
Council District: All

Public Hearing: N/A
Advertising Date/By: N/A

Contact 1 and Phone: Brian James, 373-2085
Contact 2 and Phone: Stephanie Moore, 373-2352

PURPOSE:
The Governor's Crime Commission Crime (GCC) Victims' Services Committee has awarded the Greensboro Police Department a federal grant of $119,966.70 for the Greensboro Child Response Initiative (CRI) program. The award for FY 20 is $89,973.08 and requires a 20% match of $29,993.62, making the total grant award $119,966.70. The GPD will provide the match with in-kind contributions and NC Drug Tax funds. In accordance with current City fiscal procedures to accept this grant, approval is required by City Council.

BACKGROUND:
The Greensboro Child Response Initiative focuses on providing specialized mental health advocacy services to improve response to children who witness or experience violence in order to minimize the traumatic impact of violent crime among children. Primary activities include: (1) direct, specialized mental health advocacy services for child victims; (2) enhanced coordination of victim response across multiple victim-serving agencies; and (3) monthly advocacy/outreach activities to identify child victims in all Police Districts in Greensboro.

The grant funds will be used for personnel, training and office supplies for general day to day activities. The grant cycle is active from October 1, 2019 through September 30, 2020.

BUDGET IMPACT:
This is a reimbursable grant; requiring a match. The match has been identified from in-kind services and NC State Drug Excise Tax funds. Expense reimbursement requests will be processed monthly and dispersed to the grant partner, Kellin Foundation, as allowable under the grant award conditions. The funds will be housed in 220-3596-01.

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