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ARPA Application Q & A Sesion - Shared screen with speaker view
Dwayne Mahoney
42:36
HiIs is possible to get a copy of this recording?Thanks
Dina Faticone
48:30
Will the renewal process be another full RFP process or will it be a simplified process?
Diana Torres
50:40
is that portal like the Grants.Gov? Is it a simple or more complex portal?
Virginia Verhagen
54:51
Must a project be multi-year? Or can it only be one year?
Dina Faticone
55:17
Thanks for sharing the minimum budget amount. Is there a maximum annual amount?
Luis Perez
55:25
In the portal are there character or word limits for the narrative?
Robert Statham
55:37
Will there be a preference for larger projects over smaller ones?
Karen Rogers
56:01
Who will the review committee be made up of
Dale Sedgwick
56:05
Our NYS Division of Corporations info is out of date and not complete. Does it have to be updated in advance of submitting the RFP?
Jody Manly
56:07
Can you address the behavioral health component of the public health goal and whether only OMH Licensed facilities are eligible to apply?
Davin Searls
56:14
How are you ensuring that all marginalized populations will be included in this process?
Christine Garland
56:21
Do the signed M\WBE documents need to be submitted with the application, or later in the process when vendors have been identified?
Jen Adams
56:24
Are both existing programs and new programs eligible for funding?
Katherine Rogala
56:28
Is it possible to have more than one user to access an organization's application?
Diana Torres
56:36
but can be multiyear?
Diana Torres
56:42
like up to 3 years? 4 years?
Susan Porter
56:49
when you talk about lasting change and that it sounds like systems change for example change of laws and policies - could you give us an example of a project that would successfully transform a system or systems?
Diana Torres
56:54
award level?
Diana Torres
57:08
per org? How many orgs do you believe
Diana Torres
57:09
WHAT?
Diana Torres
57:14
Didn't understand
Andrea Haradon
57:22
If an applicant demonstrates their best effort to recruit a MWBE as a subcontractor for their project but there are none available to meet your particular need, will you lose points or be disqualified?
Diana Torres
57:23
$100K minimum? but not more than $400k?
Tree Clemonds
57:42
Does you research show what areas of the population are most impacted? Ex those with mental health diagnosis, persons fleeing domestic violence.
Ben Gustafson
58:02
Is the $400,000 minimum the total project size or the portion of the project being funded by Monroe County
Christine Garland
58:05
Do you accept overhead costs as a percentage of direct costs in the budget?
Tracy Crosby
58:14
will capital improvement projects that align be considered or is this strictly programmatic?
Jen Adams
58:20
Are capital costs, construction eligible?
Davin Searls
58:59
Speaking of evaluating for impact, HOW are you evaluating impact? Is it quantity or quality? If Project A serves a large population and Project B serves a smaller population, is their "impact" based on size of population served alone?
Dwayne Mahoney
59:03
Do all partners have have budgets of over 100,000
Marilyn Klotz
59:19
Could the lead agency's main role be to bring all the partners together to collaborate?
Diana Torres
01:00:21
Can a Workforce Intermediary be a Lead Agency?
Dwayne Mahoney
01:02:00
Can u apply in more than one of the 3 areas or should we submit one application and describe intent for both areas?
Victor Norflee
01:02:16
do non profits have to be registered with mwbe?
Rashida Francis
01:02:17
If the entity submitting a proposal is an MWBE, is the entity required to complete the plan?
Diana Torres
01:03:34
sorry not clear
Diana Torres
01:03:52
$100K min per year..but max grant of $400K over up to 4 years?
Abigail McHugh-Grifa
01:04:45
On the scoring matrix, it mentions veteran-owned businesses, but there's not a place on the MWBE utilization form to list SDVOBs. Are we encouraged to work with SDVOBs and will points be associated with this?
Diana Torres
01:04:53
so we cold have theoretically a $2M project over 4 years...
Diana Torres
01:05:34
got it
Michelle Wenderlich
01:06:31
Can an implementation study for a larger transformative project be funded? What about political campaign activities for issue campaigns (ballot initiatives and/or advocacy)?
Janelle Duda-Banwar
01:06:53
when do you anticipate that the awards will be made and when will the money be available?
Andrea Haradon
01:06:57
Can an organization submit for more than 1 project?
Abigail McHugh-Grifa
01:07:51
So is it okay to include an "indirect costs" line in the budget?
Carolyn Hunt
01:08:06
Since this is Federal funds, are we allowed to use our Federally Negotiated Indirect Cost Rate Agreements?
Stacey Murphy (she/her)
01:09:03
If proposing capital improvements or construction does Davis-Bacon apply?
Karen Rogers
01:12:54
A collaborative partnership is difficult to launch with just $100,000 annually can more funding be requested for year one
Diana Pryntz
01:12:59
Are we permitted to have a fiduciary if we are not yet a 501C3 non profit?
Tree Clemonds
01:13:17
Does the projected funded by this money have to be self sustaining at the end of 4 years or, if the project is time limited for 4 years, the project just ends. An example may be a Rapid Rehousing program that helps individuals/families secure safe and affordable housing.
Abigail McHugh-Grifa
01:13:44
In systems-improvement work, it can be very difficult to quantify how many people will be impacted. If we are doing that kind of work, how would you suggest we approach the questions about number of residents affected?
Ben Gustafson
01:14:13
We are considering the submission of a capital improvement project that will include a public bidding process, which would follow award of funding. Therefore, we will not have the MWBE participants identified at this time, but we will be requiring contractors in our bid documents to utilize MWBE subcontractors to meet the County goals. Is this acceptable?
Sarah O'Brien
01:14:24
Would you be able to repeat the part about the 501c3?
Susan Porter
01:16:25
could a small nonprofit be part of several collaboratives submitting proposals
Abigail McHugh-Grifa
01:17:12
Can we include collaborators (as sub-contractors) that are based outside of Monroe County?
GREGORY HOPKINS
01:17:20
There is no agency doing what we do with the youth. So my question is will we be penalized in the acceptance process when looking over proposal.
Stacey Murphy (she/her)
01:18:56
Is this a reimbursement grant? Will that be the mechanism - and will billing be quarterly, etc
GREGORY HOPKINS
01:20:10
Is this grant reimbursement only?
Jen Adams
01:23:31
Are you open to discussing projects before submission?
Abigail McHugh-Grifa
01:25:59
Am I correct to believe that Letters of Support are encouraged but not required?
Dale Sedgwick
01:26:02
Since this is a reimbursement grant, are escalation clauses permitted to account for rising costs?
Michelle Wenderlich
01:27:15
Can governmental entities be either applicants or partners? Probably not a Monroe Co office but maybe a City of Rochester? Or is that a different process?
Rebekah Meyer
01:28:57
are there any supports available for smaller/grassroots organizations interested in applying?
Michelle Wenderlich
01:29:27
Can you give any additional information about the use of studies, if it's directly a part of establishing a new economic institution for the County or City?
Michelle Wenderlich
01:29:38
(use of money for studies)
Michelle Wenderlich
01:29:54
Thank you
Diana Pryntz
01:31:00
Can you explain how reimbursement grant work?
Abigail McHugh-Grifa
01:31:19
Regarding the question about studies, please specify if that would include reports/landscape analyses/etc.
Robert Statham
01:32:06
Will there be a listing of possible agencies to collaborate with who will be applying for grants. I am thinking of someone or some smaller agencies who are not that well connected?
Marilyn Klotz
01:32:42
For behavioral health goal, the measurement is a percentage. Is the goal to increase the total number of people served or to change the distribution of people served?
Tree Clemonds
01:34:18
you mentioned ARPA funding assists persons impacted by COVID. Is there any research on Monroe County Bring Monroe Back that highlights others affected during the pandemic that will need services?
Stacey Murphy (she/her)
01:36:05
Thank you!!