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File #: 20-574    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/17/2020 Departments: COUNTY MANAGER
On agenda: 8/4/2020 Final action: 8/4/2020
Title: Adopt a resolution approving an agreement with the Community Equity Collaborative and the SMCU Community Fund for the distribution and administration of two million dollars ($2,000,000) in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security ("CARES") Act funds for the San Mateo County Childcare Relief Fund to provide grants to San Mateo County Child Care Centers and Family Child Care Homes for the term August 4, 2020 through October 31, 2020.
Attachments: 1. 20200804_r_Community Fund and Collaborative Resolution, 2. 20200804_a_Agreement.docx
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Michael P. Callagy, County Manager
Subject: Agreement with SMCU Community Fund and Community Equity Collaborative Regarding San Mateo County Child Care Relief Fund


RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution approving an agreement with the Community Equity Collaborative and the SMCU Community Fund for the distribution and administration of two million dollars ($2,000,000) in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security ("CARES") Act funds for the San Mateo County Childcare Relief Fund to provide grants to San Mateo County Child Care Centers and Family Child Care Homes for the term August 4, 2020 through October 31, 2020.

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BACKGROUND:
On July 21, 2020, the Board of Supervisors ("Board") adopted a resolution approving a $2,000,000 allocation of CARES Act funds for the purposes of seeding the Child Care Relief Fund ("Fund"), a COVID-19 recovery fund to benefit child care programs adversely impacted by COVID-19 and directing the County Manager, or his designee, to negotiate agreements with the Community Equity Collaborative ("Collaborative") and the SMCU Community Fund ("Community Fund") to administer and distribute grants from the Fund.

The Fund Purpose: The Fund's purpose is to ensure the health, welfare, diversity, and long-term sustainability of communities throughout the County by supporting the continued viability and availability of high quality Child Care Centers and Family Child Care Homes in San Mateo County that have been adversely impacted by COVID-19, with a particular focus on such establishments that provide child care services to the County's most vulnerable residents; that are located in Priority One Zip Codes (i.e., zip codes identified by the San Mateo County Child Care Partnership Council Child Care and Early Learning Needs Assessment as having the highest need for such services); that have demonstrated fiscal susta...

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