Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 4/22/2013 - 7:30 PM
Category: Consent Agenda
Type: Action
Subject: 9.16 (Item #18) Authorization to submit a grant to the Mt. Diablo Health Care District (MDHCD) for the CARES After School Program.
LCAP (Local Control Accountability Plan) Goal:
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Summary: Staff requests authorization to submit a grant request to the Mt. Diablo Health Care District (MDHCD) to provide increased nutrition education to ten eligible CARES After School Program sites. These sites include Cambridge, El Monte, Fair Oaks, Meadow Homes, Sun Terrace, Wren Avenue, Ygnacio Valley Elementary, El Dorado and Oak Grove Middle schools and Ygnacio Valley High school in Concord. These funds would pay for Nutrition Education Programs and services such as quarterly Fitness Weeks, Cooking classes and Harvest of the month food tasting, Coordinated Approach to Child Health (CATCH) lesson plans and physical fitness activities for students participating in the Mt. Diablo CARES After School Programs. MDHCD’s is dedicated to improving the health of people and communities within the Health Care District by funding needed health programs, engaging in health collaborations, and promoting and advocating for needed changes in health policies. The MDHCD service area extended to the geographic boundaries of Concord and Pleasant Hill. The funding priorities for this grant are Health Access and Healthy Lifestyles.
If funded, the grant will provide $20,000 for one year.
Funding: Funding is provided by Mt. Diablo Health Care District (MDHCD).
Fiscal Impact The grant is for $20,000 for one year. There is no unrestricted general fund contribution requirement. Funding from the After School Education & Safety (ASES) grant also support these services. Program code 3871.
Recommendation: Approve submission of grant application and acceptance if awarded.
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Stephanie Roberts - Director of Development
Signed By:
Gretchen Jacobs - Administrator
Signed By:
Rose Lock - Assistant Superintendent of Middle
Signed By:
Bryan Richards - Chief Financial Officer
Signed By:
Steven Lawrence - Superintendent