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File #: 20-839    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/3/2020 Departments: COUNTY MANAGER
On agenda: 11/10/2020 Final action: 11/10/2020
Title: Adopt a resolution: A) Approving an allocation of $998,000 in Coronavirus, Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funds to SMCU Community Fund for administration and distribution to benefit San Mateo County non-profit organizations that have been directly and adversely impacted by the COVID-19 public health emergency; and B) Authorizing and directing the County Manager, or designee, to negotiate and enter into, on behalf of the County, an agreement with the SMCU Community Fund for the administration and distribution of $998,000 in CARES Funds to benefit San Mateo County non-profit organizations directly and adversely impacted by the COVID-19 public health emergency and providing for a fee to the SMCU Community Fund not to exceed $75,000 for administration and expenses related to the grant program, for a term of November 10, 2020 through December 30, 2020.
Attachments: 1. 20201110_r_SMCU Nonprofits Reso Nov 5 2020, 2. PRESENTATION
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Michael P. Callagy, County Manager
Subject: Agreement with SMCU Community Fund to Administer and Distribute $998,000 in CARES Funds to Non-Profit Organizations Adversely Impacted by COVID-19

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution:

A) Approving an allocation of $998,000 in Coronavirus, Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funds to SMCU Community Fund for administration and distribution to benefit San Mateo County non-profit organizations that have been directly and adversely impacted by the COVID-19 public health emergency; and

B) Authorizing and directing the County Manager, or designee, to negotiate and enter into, on behalf of the County, an agreement with the SMCU Community Fund for the administration and distribution of $998,000 in CARES Funds to benefit San Mateo County non-profit organizations directly and adversely impacted by the COVID-19 public health emergency and providing for a fee to the SMCU Community Fund not to exceed $75,000 for administration and expenses related to the grant program, for a term of November 10, 2020 through December 30, 2020.

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BACKGROUND:
On March 24, 2020, the Board of Supervisors approved the allocation of $3,000,000 to seed the "San Mateo County Strong Fund" ("SMC Strong Fund"), a COVID-19 recovery fund. At that meeting, this Board directed that $1,000,000 of the SMC Strong Fund would be used to assist non-profit organizations in San Mateo County and entered into an agreement with the Silicon Valley Community Foundation ("Foundation") to administer the program and distribute the funds. This $1,000,000 in SMC Strong Funds went to the County's eight Core Services Agencies and to other agencies providing services to residents experiencing homelessness in the County.

In addition to the seed funds from the County, the SMC Strong Fund received another $1,000,000 in donations from a variety...

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