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File #: 20-249    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/23/2020 Departments: COUNTY MANAGER
On agenda: 4/28/2020 Final action:
Title: Adopt a resolution approving: A) Allocation of undesignated (general support) donations through SMC Strong equally among (1) individuals and families residing in San Mateo County (the "County"), (2) County non-profit organizations, and (3) small businesses operating within the County; and B) Distribution plan for additional amounts donated through SMC Strong to (1) individuals and families residing in the County, (2) County non-profit organizations, and (3) small businesses operating within the County; and C) Development of grant program for additional amounts donated through SMC Strong to non-profit organizations.
Attachments: 1. 20200428_r_SMC Strong.pdf, 2. Public Comment for Item No. 6.pdf
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors

From: Michael P. Callagy, County Manager

Subject: Distribution Plan for Additional Amounts Donated to San Mateo County Strong Fund

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution approving:

A) Allocation of undesignated (general support) donations through SMC Strong equally among (1) individuals and families residing in San Mateo County (the "County"), (2) County non-profit organizations, and (3) small businesses operating within the County; and

B) Distribution plan for additional amounts donated through SMC Strong to (1) individuals and families residing in the County, (2) County non-profit organizations, and (3) small businesses operating within the County; and

C) Development of grant program for additional amounts donated through SMC Strong to non-profit organizations.

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BACKGROUND:
On March 24, 2020, the Board approved a $3 million donation of Measure K funds to seed "San Mateo County Strong," a COVID-19 recovery fund ("SMC Strong"). At that meeting, the Board approved distribution of the County's $3 million contribution among three groups:
* Individuals and families in San Mateo County needing assistance with basic needs due to COVID 19;
* Non-profit organizations that provide services and support to the most vulnerable San Mateo County residents for operating support; and
* San Mateo County small businesses affected by COVID-19
On March 31, 2020, the Board approved a partial distribution plan for SMC Strong, allocating $1 million to support County individuals and families in the form of emergency financial assistance disbursed through the County's eight Core Service agencies and $1 million to the Core Service agencies and homeless shelter providers. Silicon Valley Community Foundation ("SVCF") is currently administering the $2 million in Measure K funds allocated to individuals/families and non-profit organizations pursuant to a Grant Ag...

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