Meeting Date:   5/10/2011 - 7:30 PM
Category:   Consent Agenda
Type:   Action
Subject:   9.18 (Item #26) Authorize submsission of the Contra Costa County Family and Children's Trust (FACT) grant to support the Crossroads Program.
Strategic Plan
Policy:  
Enclosure FACT project summary
FACT Budget
File Attachment:  
1121 Project Summary.pdf
1109 - Budget.pdf
Summary Staff requests permission to submit an application to Contra Costa County Family and Children's Trust (FACT) for the Contra Costa County FACT Grant in the amount of $80,000 to provide support services for teen parents at Crossroads High School. MDUSD has been the recipient of the FACT grant since 2005. These funds will be used to encourage continued school enrollment, improve academic performance, promote understanding of child development and the adoption of positive parenting practices. This grant supports student learning by providing a program that includes mentoring and tutoring, parenting and life skills education. Services will include reading support, math support, career exploration, counseling, and strengthening parenting skills. This is a one year renewable grant.
Funding Funding is provided by Contra Costa County Family and Children's Trust.
Fiscal Impact Continuance of $80,000 program in restricted general fund. $17,299 unrestricted general fund in-kind match will be met within existing budgets at Crossroads High School.
Recommendation Approve submission of the grant application and acceptance if awarded.
Approvals:  
Recommended By:
Signed By:  
Stephanie Roberts - Director of Development
Signed By:  
Felicia Stuckey-Smith - Director Student Services
Signed By:  
Mildred Browne - Assistant Superintendent
Signed By:  
Bryan Richards - Chief Financial Officer
Signed By:  
Steven Lawrence - Superintendent