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Grants Review Committee Meeting

September 20 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Grants Review Committee Meeting
Monday, September 20, 2021, 1:30 PM PST
RAP Foundation, 41-550 Eclectic St., Palm Desert, CA 92260

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This meeting is being conducted as a hybrid meeting utilizing teleconferencing via Zoom and also at our physical location. Reasonable accommodation:  Any individual with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation to attend or participate in this meeting, please contact mreyes@rapfoundation.org.

Reasonable accommodation:  Any individual with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation to attend or participate in this meeting may request assistance by emailing mreyes@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.

AGENDA 

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 mailing nduffy@rapfoundation.org or by calling in at the number above. All emailed comments must be received prior to the 1:00 PM start time. Persons wishing to speak are requested to be recognized 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. Accept and File Meeting Minutes from June 14, 2021 meeting (Attach 1)

Recommendation:  To approve the June 14 2021 Meeting Minutes.

Motion: Second: Approve: Oppose: Abstention (Name):

IV. Review YTD Grants Tracker (Attach 2) Information Only

V. Small Grant Funding Requests:

 

Request 1. Small Grant Funding Request (Attach 3) Action Required

Organization: Coachella Valley Volunteers in Medicine
Requested Amount: $5000
Program: Improving care through new medical equipment
Reviewers Scores: 83%

94%

89%

Prior RAP Funding:

 

None – however, Doug Morin has been an adviser and grant reviewer for RAP in the past.
Summary: This project will replace Integrated wall systems containing diagnostic equipment that were previously used and donated to the clinic when we opened the doors at our current location in 2010. Presently not all of the items contained in these systems are in working condition
Representative: Doug Morin , Interview Time: 1:15 (via Zoom)

 Staff Recommendation to approve the Small Grant Request for $5000 – for Coachella Valley Volunteers in Medicine – Improving Care through new medical equipment.

Motion: Second: Approve: Denial: Abstention Names: NPO Membership?

2. Small Grant Funding Request (Attach 4) Action Required

Organization: Coachella Valley Volunteers in Medicine
Requested Amount: $5000
Program: Medical Equipment Replacement Project
Reviewers Score: 100%

89%

Summary: This project requests funding to purchase two pieces of diagnostic equipment for our clinic. We wish to purchase one diagnostic wall system that contains a BP cuff (interchangeable with different sized cuffs), an ophthalmoscope, an otoscope and a tip dispenser.
Representative: Doug Morin , Interview Time: 1:25 (via Zoom)

 

Staff Recommendation to approve the Small Grant Request for $5000 – for Coachella Valley Volunteers in Medicine Medical Equipment Replacement

Motion: Second: Approve: Denial: Abstention Names: NPO Membership?

 3. Small Grant Funding Request (Attach 5) Action Required

Organization: Camp Laurel Foundation Inc.
Requested Amount: $5000
Program: 2021 Transgender/Gender Diverse / Youth Affected by HIV/AIDS Mental Health Programs
Reviewers Score: 100%

91%

Prior RAP Funding: None
Summary: The Laurel Foundation is proposing support for transgender/gender diverse youth and youth affected by HIV/AIDS living in eastern Riverside County to attend our year round mental health programs. Programs include: – Resident Camps – Day Camps – Life-Skills Retreat – Educational Workshops -Tutoring -Support Groups – Virtual Programs
Representative: Margot Anderson , Interview Time: 1:45 (via Zoom)

 4. Sponsorship Funding Request (Attach 6) Action Required

Organization: CREATE Center for the Arts
Requested Amount: $2500
Program: 5th Anniversary & Annual Young Artists Exhibition
Reviewers Score: N/A
Summary: CREATE Center for the Arts will host its 5th-year anniversary celebration event in tandem with the Gui Ignon Annual Young Artists Exhibition. The Gui Ignon Young Artist Exhibition gives emerging artists the opportunity to showcase their work on display, have it judged and win prizes for their achievements in multiple categories. For the young artists, this is an important event that enables many their first-time exposure to the exhibition experience as well as encourages their future work and study by having their work expertly curated, judged and awarded.
Prior RAP Funding: 12/2019 – Desert Fast Pitch $2000

8/2020 – Rivco Technical Assistance $10,000

Representative: Robert Mann , Interview Time: 1:55 (via Zoom)

 Staff Recommendation to approve the Sponsorship Request for $2500 – for CREATE Center for the Arts

Motion: Second: Approve: Denial: Abstention Names: NPO Membership?

VI. Announcements


VII. Adjourn

 

Upcoming meeting: Monday, October 18, 2021 at 1:00 PM

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 the 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.

 

Details

Date:
September 20
Time:
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm