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File #: RS2021-1064    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/22/2021 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 8/3/2021 Final action: 8/3/2021
Title: A resolution appropriating a total of $120,000 from the Juvenile Court to various nonprofit organizations selected to receive Community Partnership Fund grants.
Sponsors: Kyonzte Toombs, Brandon Taylor, Delishia Porterfield
Attachments: 1. RS2021-1064 Exhibit
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A resolution appropriating a total of $120,000 from the Juvenile Court to various nonprofit organizations selected to receive Community Partnership Fund grants.
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WHEREAS, Section 7-3-314 of the Tennessee Code Annotated states that metropolitan forms of government may provide financial assistance to nonprofit organizations in accordance with the guidelines of the Metropolitan Government; and,
WHEREAS, Section 5.04.070 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws provides that the Council may, by Resolution, appropriate funds for the financial aid of nonprofit organizations; and,
WHEREAS, the Juvenile Court has accepted applications from nonprofit organizations to receive Community Partnership Fund grants; and,
WHEREAS, the Mayor has accepted the recommendations of the Juvenile Court that $120,000 in Community Partnership Fund grants should be disbursed to specific nonprofit organizations; and,
WHEREAS, it is to the benefit of the citizens of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County that these funds be appropriated to these nonprofit organizations.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. There is hereby appropriated $120,000 from the Juvenile Court to nonprofit organizations as follows:
(a) $40,000 to Meharry Medical College Center for Health Policy, for the Choosing How I Lead Life (CHILL) Program;
(b) $25,000 to Stars Nashville for the Youth Overcoming Drug Abuse (YODA) Program;
(c) $45,000 to Oasis Center, Inc., for the Reaching Excellence As Leaders (REAL) Program;
(d) $5,000 to Be About Change for the Be About Change Program; and
(e) $5,000 to EPIC Girl Inc., to provide mentoring and case management services to identified runaway youth.
Section 2. The Metropolitan Government is hereby authorized to enter into grant contracts with the nonprofit organizations listed in Section 1 above for the amounts provided herein and the purposes stated. Such contract sh...

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