Adults & Family Services Commission
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The purpose of this Commission is to represent the community to the Board of Supervisors on issues regarding health and human services and family interests of all residents of Nevada County.
The Commission provides policy advice to the Board of Supervisors; appraises and evaluates county health and human services programs; participates in long range planning processes; helps identify and coordinate community resources, including the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG), that can be used to provide collaborative solutions to health and human services needs; oversees the extent and the quality of the participation of low income constituents in the CSBG funded programs; participates in activities of the Agency on Aging Area 4 (AAA4) Advisory Council; provides advice and recommendations to the Board of Supervisors on issues relating to Adult Day Services and Adult Day Health Care; provides assistance in educating the community on health and human services needs; and promoting intergenerational relations and activities, which facilitates the generations working together to solve problems and enriching the lives of all.
Coronavirus Aid, Relief & Economic Security (CARES) Act Funding Deadline Extended
The Nevada County Adult & Family Services Commission (AFSC) announces a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Nevada County Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) additional Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Funding Allocation. The AFSC seeks proposals from local non-profit agencies to provide services that will prevent, prepare for, and respond to the 2020 coronavirus pandemic while enhancing the priorities set forth by the Community Services Block Grant Community Action Plan (CSBG CAP) in the area of Improving Household Income and/or Obtaining/Maintaining Affordable Housing.
Four CSBG-CARES awards will be funded in the total amount of $200,000, in support of the mission of the AFSC in order to provide Covid-19 impact related relief to improve the lives of low-income residents of Nevada County. Each award totaling $50,000, will be disbursed from October 1, 2020 (estimated) through May 31, 2022, and is contingent upon the availability of funds.
Non-Profit organizations may submit an application for CSBG funds. Successful applicants will be required to report on a wide variety of client demographics and program results and outcomes.
Funding requests are for March 27, 2020 – May 31, 2022. The maximum funds available will be $200,000, with funds distributed as outlined above. These funds are limited to program support and are subject to the Nevada County Board of Supervisors’ approval and fiscal resources. These funds are to provide direct program support with indirect costs not to exceed 10% of direct program expenses. These funds may not be used for the purchase of assets. Funding priorities will be aligned with activities in support of relieving Covid-19’s impact on low-income families as set forth by the Community Services Block Grant Community Action Plan (CSBG CAP) objective of Improving Household Income and/or Obtaining/Maintaining Affordable Housing. The CSBG CAP may found at https://www.mynevadacounty.com/DocumentCenter/View/13801/Community-Action-Plan-CAP-18-19-PDF?bidId
CSBG funding must be targeted to very low-income residents (200% FPL for FFY 20-21), (See ATTACHMENT F – 2019 CSBG Poverty Guidelines are to be used to determine the targeted population). = .
The Application Deadline is October 9, 2020, no later than 3:00 P.M.
Selection process will occur at the October 13, 2020, AFSC meeting
All applicants are encouraged to attend