2006 Session

Budget Bill - SB30 (Introduced)

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Department of Social Services

Item 340

Item 340

First Year - FY2007Second Year - FY2008
Financial Assistance to Community Human Services Organizations (49200)$35,896,286$34,896,286
Community Action Grants (49201)FY2007 $19,069,068FY2008 $19,069,068
Volunteer Services (49202)FY2007 $1,866,340FY2008 $1,866,340
Other Payments to Human Services Organizations (49203)FY2007 $14,960,878FY2008 $13,960,878
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2007 $7,067,845FY2008 $6,067,845
Federal TrustFY2007 $28,828,441FY2008 $28,828,441

Authority: Title 2.2, Chapter 54; Title 63.2, Chapters 1 and 6, Code of Virginia; Title VI, Subtitle B, P.L. 97-35, as amended; P.L. 103-252, as amended; P.L. 104-193, as amended, Federal Code.

A.1. All increased state or federal funds distributed to Community Action Agencies shall be distributed as follows:  The funds shall be distributed to all local Community Action Agencies according to the Department of Social Services funding formula (75 percent based on low-income population, 20 percent based on number of jurisdictions served, and five percent based on square mileage served), adjusted to ensure that no agency receives less than 1.5 percent of any increase.

2. Out of this appropriation, the Department of Social Services shall allocate a total of $3,397,859 each year from the federal Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) block grant for community action agencies to promote self-sufficiency.

B. The Department shall continue to fund from this Item all organizations recognized by the Commonwealth as community action agencies as defined in §2.2-540 et seq.

C.1. Out of the appropriation, $4,800,000 the first year and $3,800,000 the second year from the general fund shall be provided to establish the Virginia Early Childhood Foundation.  These funds shall be matched with local public and private resources with a goal of leveraging a dollar for each state dollar provided.  Funds shall be awarded to proposals that seed and foster community programs that enhance the health, safety and well-being of Virginia's youth.  The Foundation shall account for the expenditure of these funds by providing the Governor, Secretary of Health and Human Resources, and the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees with a certified audit and full report on Foundation initiatives and results not later than October 1 of each year for the preceding fiscal year ending June 30.

2. On or before October 1 of each year, the Foundation shall submit to the Governor and the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees a report on the actual amount, by fiscal year, of private and local government funds received by the Foundation.