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Grants Review Committee Meeting

October 18 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Grants Review Committee Meeting
Monday, October 18, 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: 

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 SEPTEMBER 20, 2021 MEETING (Attach 1) 

   Recommendation:  To approve the September 20, 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. Funding Request (Attach 3Action Required 

Organization:  Foundation of Palm Springs Unified School District 
Requested Amount:  $5,000 
Program:  SMART Field Trips 
Reviewers Scores:  77% and 89% 
Prior RAP Funding:  Not in recent years 
Summary:  The Foundation implemented the Student Mentor and Resource Training (SMART) Program in 2019. SMART offers a comprehensive learning-support environment to help struggling students navigate the college application and financial aid process. In addition to college and career readiness, SMART helps students acquire necessary life skills by forming invaluable connections with an adept mentor. 
Representative:  Edgar Gutierrez – 1:35 
Staff Recommendation  Approve the Small Grant Request for $3500 and $1500 from the Education grant fund – for The Foundation of Palm Springs Unified School District – SMART Field Trips 
Motion:  Second:  #Approve:  #Denial:  Abstention Names:  NPO Membership? Y/N 
           

 Request 2. Funding Request (Attach 4Action Required 

Organization:  Coachella Valley Youth Golf Foundation 
Requested Amount:  $5000 
Program:  First Tee School Program in the PSUSD  
Reviewers Scores:  77% 

60% 

Prior RAP Funding:  Not in recent years 
Summary:  Part of an international youth development organization, First Tee – Coachella Valley’s mission is to impact the lives of young people by providing educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values and promote healthy choices through the game of golf. A grant would help launch The First Tee School Program in the Palm Springs Unified School District (PSUSD), bringing its curriculum to 16 elementary schools during physical education classes.  We provide school districts with all the necessary equipment, complete lesson plans, professional training, outreach and support needed to maintain the First Tee School Programs. 
Representative:  Teal Guion – 1:45 
Staff Recommendation  Approve the Small Grant Request for $5000 – for The Coachella Valley Youth Golf Foundation – First Tee School Program 
Motion:  Second:  #Approve:  #Denial:  Abstention Names:  NPO Membership? Y/N 
           

 

VI. ANNOUNCEMENTS

VII. ADJOURN
 

Upcoming meeting: Monday, November 15, 2021 @ 1:30 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:
October 18
Time:
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Venue

Wilson Community Room (101)
41550 Eclectic St.
Palm Desert, CA 92260 United States
Phone:
7606749992

Organizer

Nora Duffy
Phone:
7606749992
Email:
nduffy@rapfoundation.org