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File #: 18-4450    Version: 1 Name: Charlotte Area Fund, Inc. Community Services Block Grant Application
Type: County Commissioner's Report Status: County Commissioners Reports & Request
File created: 1/2/2018 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 1/17/2018 Final action:
Title: : Charlotte Area Fund, Inc. Community Services Block Grant Application
Attachments: 1. CAF 18-19 COUNTY COMMISSIONERS LETTER RE CSBG FUNDS.pdf, 2. CAF 2018-2019 Proposed CSBG Work Program for Mecklenburg BOCC.pdf, 3. 2018 CAF 2018-19 SUMMARY BUDGET (12-13-17).pdf, 4. CAF 2017 BOD Chart Public 12-2017).pdf, 5. CAF Certification Form for CAF FY18-19 Grant Application.pdf
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Charlotte Area Fund, Inc. Community Services Block Grant Application

Acknowledge receipt of Charlotte Area Fund, Inc. Community Services Block Grant Application and provide comments, if any.

Staff Contact: Chair, Ella B. Scarborough
Janice S. Paige, Clerk to the Board
Pamela J. Henson, Interim Executive Director
Charlotte Area Fund
Karen Brackett Browning, Former Executive Director
Charlotte Area Fund


The Charlotte Area Fund (CAF) is a private, non-profit corporation and the designated community action agency serving Mecklenburg County. The agency has been providing services to the economic disadvantaged since 1963 through a variety of programs promoting self-improvement and self-sufficiency. CAF is governed by an 18-member Board of Directors representing public officials, the private sector and low-income citizens of the community. Current services funded by the Community Services Block Grant includes employment counseling, vocational skills training, computer training, GED preparation/basic skills upgrade, job development and placement, income management/budget counseling, nutrition assistance, and limited crisis intervention. CAF receives grant funding from a combination of Federal and State resources for agency activities. Each year, CAF provides the County an opportunity to comment on its proposed work program for the coming year, prior to submission of its grant application. The Board's representatives on the CAF are Commissioners Leake and Clarke, both of whom have selected citizens to serve on their behalf, which is permissible under the CAF By-laws. Abbie Butler and Reginald Godette are the Board's representatives. The application was received on December 15, 2017. To date, no comments have been received. The Board is invited to make comments; however, none are required. If there are no comments, that will be communicated by the Clerk to the Board ...

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