Grant: $467,896 - Department of Housing and Urban Development - Jul. 28, 2009
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Award Description: The City of Miami Beach was awarded a total of $467,896 of CDGB-R Formula Grant that will afford the City the implementation of two (2) projects in the City of Miami Beach, as follows: 1) North Beach Community Center Project and the Teen Job Corps Project. The North Beach Project, once completed, will provide comprehensive services designed to serve the large number of low to moderate income and early residents in the North Beach area. This target area contains Census track/block groups that displays evidence of greater than 51% of households with incomes at or below 80% of the median income. TheNorth Beach Community Center, once completed, will have approximately 8,000 sq. ft. of program spaces and approximately 10,000 sq. ft. of terraces and walkways. The estimated date of completion for this project is November 2010 and it will provide approximately 100 temporary jobs during the construction phase of the project. 2) The Teen Job Corps Program will provide at risk, low-income youths with employment activities and vocational skills. The program operates six (6) days a week, 52 weeks a year. Eligible program participants are enrolled full-time students, ages 14 to 18 years old, living in the City target area of North and South Beach. These target areas are made of up to 51% or more of low-income residents. Program eligibility involves a comprehensive intake assessment that will determine family income to ensure that the use of CDBG-R funds will principally benefit persons of low and moderate income in a manner that ensures that at least 70 percent fo the grant is expended in activities that benefit such persons during the life of the CDBG-R grant. The CDBG-R funds, in combination with other sources of funds received by The Teen Job Program, will create approximately 20 part-time jobs.
Project Description: The City of Miami Beach, at its Commission meeting of June 3, 2009 approved a Substantial Ammendment to the City's 2008 Action Plan to include the use of Federal Community Development Block Grant funds from Title XII of Division A of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 to be used for the following activities: The North Beach Center and The Teen Job Corps Program. Staff has developed the contracts with the agencies involved and activities are expected to commence during the month of October.
Jobs Summary: No jobs have been created (Total jobs reported: 0)
Project Status: Not Started
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|Unidad of Miami Beach, Inc.||$391,197||MIAMI BEACH||FL|
|Job Teen Corps Inc||$30,000||MIAMI BEACH||FL|