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Special Grants Review Committee Meeting

July 27 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

 The Regional Access Project Foundation provides funding, oversight, technical assistance and guidance to tax-exempt/nonprofit agencies, community-based organizations, or collaborative groups, which serve the populations of eastern Riverside County, in the areas of health, mental health, and juvenile intervention 

Special Grants Review Committee Meeting
Monday, July 27, 2020
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
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This meeting is being conducted utilizing teleconferencing and electronic means only.  There will not be a physical location.   

Members of the public may be able to participate by telephone, using the following dial-in information: Meeting Code Meeting ID: 859 8681 7182       Phone number: # 1 669 900 6833   Reasonable accommodation:  Any individual with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation to attend or participate in this meeting may request assistance by emailing krios@rapfoundation.org  Notification at least 48 hours prior to the meeting start time will enable us to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to the meeting.  


I. Call To Order                                                      Chairman Craig Borba

II. Public Comment: Any individual wishing to comment on the agenda or an item not on the agenda may do so by emailing krios@rapfoundation.org or by calling in at the number above. All emailed comments must be received prior to the 1:30 PM start time. Persons wishing to speak are requested to berecognized at the appropriate time. General comments regarding non-agenda items will be called for at this time. Specific comments regarding agenda items will be called for during the discussion of each item. Please be prepared to limit your Public Comment remarks to three (3) minutes. 

 III. Approval of July 13, 2020, Meeting Minutes (Attach #1)    Action Required
Accept and file Grants Review Committee July 13, 2020 meeting

Motion:      Second:       Approve:       Oppose:      Abstention Names: 

IV. Funding Request (Attach # 2a, 2b, 2c, 2d, 2e, 2f)       Action Required
The James Irvine Foundation Regranting Funds RFP 2020.1
Organization:  Riverside County Latino Commission (RCLC)
Program:   Community Mental Health Direct Enrichment Program
Request: $50,000
Center for Nonprofit Advancement member:  No
Addressing Category B of RFP Behavioral Health Direct Services
Reviewers Rating:  71%    Recommendation: Recommend to fund. 
Summary: The mission of RCLC is to provide programs and services for those in our community who are facing problems with mental health issues and/or problems with substance use. RCLC sees itself as an extension of its communitand have been dedicated to developing access, prevention, and treatment for individuals and families suffering from mental health issues and/or substance abuse.
A minimum of 600 sessions to be provided with an average anticipated of 4-6 sessions per child and/or family. 

Representatives:  Leonel Contreras, CEO and Justina Larson, Coordinator oMental Health Services
Time Slot:  1:45 PM to 2:05 PM 

Motion:       Second:       Approve:       Oppose:       Abstention Names:

V.  Center for Nonprofit Advancement Membership (CNA) for Applicants     Action Required
Discuss if applicants should be required to become CNA members if approved for funding by the Board and how the cost of membership should be supported if applicants state the inability to pay.  Provide recommendation. 

Motion:      Second:       Approve:       Oppose:      Abstention Names: 

 VI.   Announcements 

 VII.   Adjourn
Standing committee meeting on the second Monday of the month.  
September 14, 2020
October 12, 2020
November 9, 2020
Meetings will be held via Zoom until further notice. 

Agenda Posting:  Agendas will be posted on the Foundation website – www.rapfoundation.org – a minimum of 72 hours prior to the meeting date. All public record documents for matter on the open session of the Agenda are available for inspection upon request, three (3) days prior to the meeting date. If a public record document that relates to a matter on the open session of the Agenda is distributed less than 72 hours prior to the meeting date, the public record document shall be available for inspection, at the same time it is distributed, at the address listed above. Upon request, this agenda will be made available in appropriate alternative formats to persons with disabilities, as required by Section 202 of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. 


July 27
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm