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Nonprofit Support Fund Info Session - Shared screen with speaker view
Sabrina Uribe
31:50
Are childcare centers eligible?
Deirdre Murphy, Boys & Girls Clubs of Newport County
33:40
So this is a reimbursement type of funding?
Patricia Kirby, Special Olympics RI
33:51
Was looking to use grant for salary for COVID related programs, but we got 2 PPP loans, would that be a problem?
Eva - Hope's Harvest RI
33:59
Can more than one program apply under a single DUNS #?
Christine
34:28
our agency paid out extra incentive payments to staff working in COVID positive 24 hour residential group homes during 2020 which were unfunded. Could we use these funds to recover some of these costs?
Sarah Galvan
34:46
can we use funds to offset increase of salaries, hiring and retention bonus, and overtime due to staffing shortages because of COVID?
Lisa Guillette (she, her)
35:53
We have been conducting a renovation project for affordable housing for youth leaving foster care and the pandemic drove up the costs of materials and securing specialty labor (plumbing, electrical, etc) beyond the budget for the project. Could we apply to reimburse nonfederal cost overruns for this project that were pandemic related?
Meg Rego
36:03
Our agency provides many of the eligible services listed in the funding application. This work is partially funded via rental income earned from our commercial properties. Due to COVID, we've experienced a much lower than usual occupancy rate (due to businesses closing) - can funds be used to reimburse the agency for loss of commercial revenue?
Moira Hinderer
37:01
Can these funds be used to cover salary costs for new positions directly related to cover needs.
Carrie Chekal - UCAP
37:14
I’m with a separate 501 (c)(3) that provides out of school time programs and other services for The UCAP School - we received funding through the first round last year. Are we eligible to apply?
Teresa Cobleigh
37:44
We are a RI-based nonprofit, but serve people both inside and outside of RI. Do we have to separate out funds used for RI only?
Doris Moore- RI Food Bank
37:55
Are we required to follow the normal Uniform Guidance procurement standards of obtaining at least two quotes for all purchases? Also, can you confirm the CFDA number is 21.019?
Phyllis R Pelletier, CFO
39:15
If PPP expired on 11/30/20 then are we able to use salary expenses after 11/30/20
Kimmy Martel
39:20
Can this be used for personnel costs? Such as the hire of a social worker or counselor to address mental health problems that have increased as a result of COVID-19?
iPhone
39:31
Can this be used to cover the Covid cleaning requirements for programs? Additionally, a second question, if an organization lost significant revenue because tuition couldn’t be paid for enrichment programs-Or a funding body stopped funding a program because of Covid?
Meg Rego
39:41
We're seeing many municipalities use their ARPA funds to provide bonuses for staff who have worked throughout COVID - could this funding be used to provide bonuses to nonprofit staff who supported the community throughout the pandemic, much like the way municipalities are using ARPA funds to provide bonuses to their staff?
Leslie Gifford
40:11
If we
Barbara Haynes
40:15
Are all food and supplies at the meal site, that were not reimbursed by there grants since March 2020 applicable for this grant program.
Margaret H McDuff’s (she/her) Phone
40:40
Will you post these questions and answers
Stephen Hug, he, his
41:27
FYI in the application it says the deadline is December 10, 2021...
Leslie Gifford
41:44
If we received PPP but are not requesting for salary would we be ok?
Bob.Garguilo
42:06
We suffered a loss of necessary funds for staff who work with victim services over the past year and a half - can this type of funding be covered?
Mary Roda
44:50
From the DV world, bonuses to our court advocates is acceptable?
sally turner, she/her
46:04
As a non-profit arts organization, are contracted teacher payments eligible?
Teresa Cobleigh
46:22
Would salaries for telehealth clinical addiction consultations be covered?
Jeanie Herzog
46:33
Would increased hours being worked by our nurse for Covid-19 related purposes be fundable?
Seena Franklin, Comprehensive Community Action (CCAP)
47:11
Our childcare program lost revenue during closures, social distancing limits, etc. While we did receive PPP as an agency, I understood from finance that ran out for us over time. Are hildcare costs for salary and for utilities (money we lost for revenue and costs expended for keeping staff whole after PPP ran out).eligible for grant?
Seth Tourjee
47:17
We had to make significant technical infrastructure improvements (phone/internet servers), because of all the necessary remote and virtual work. Those costs were unbudgeted. Is that an eligible expense?
Joanna Scocchi - The Arc Rhode Island
47:27
How will you determine who receives the award and who does not?
Claudia Zompa
53:40
At PPAC, we renovated our bathrooms to make everything touchless and it was covered by grant money.
Meg Rego
56:23
How do we determine who qualifies as a direct service professional, in terms of bonuses?
Melissa Emidy
57:06
Can we apply for less than $25,000?
Robb & Ray @ Stages of Freedom
57:12
Can we request less than $25K?
Maura Farrell
57:22
I am hoping for a little more clarification about what is and is not eligible for an educational institution
Ruth Tureckova, Olean Center
57:27
Because of Covid we moved from center-based to home to community based programing and thus our transportation costs went through the roof. Can those increased expenses be covered by these funds?
Seena Franklin, Comprehensive Community Action (CCAP)
57:42
how many awards do you expect to give?
KFernandez@FederalHillHouse.org
58:17
Can non-profit childcare staff hours be eligible if we needed to increase staffing due to DHS requirements to keep stable group sizes?
Eva - Hope's Harvest RI
59:03
Can you clarify - if we paid for things with existing funding that came from a non-federal charitable source, we can or cannot apply for funds to cover those expenses retroactively? From the RIF website “Program funds cannot be used for the following purposes:Expenses that have been or will be reimbursed by any other source, including other federal, state, local, and charitable sources, such as the FEMA Public Assistance program, PPP, EIDL, Restore RI, RIDOH programs, or other state-sponsored COVID-19 relief programs”
Sabrina Uribe
59:16
Are there any changes to eligibility from the first round?
Leslie Gifford
01:02:52
If we were funded last year are we eligible?
Philippa McCafferty
01:03:08
Similar to the PPE question--we were considering purchasing gift cards as incentives for homeless clients to get vaccinated. As long as we base our proposal cost on our service numbers (not stockpiling), would that be eligible for purchase by Dec. 30th and use in 2022?
Deirdre Murphy, Boys & Girls Clubs of Newport County
01:03:19
when will awards be made?
Seth Tourjee
01:03:57
We have ongoing need for additional technology for remote work and virtual programming. Can the funds be used to purchase laptops/ipads for those purposes?
Meg Rego
01:08:07
While bonuses are not eligible for non-health care workers, it would be great to know if reimbursement for overtime is an eligible expense (for instance, staff that reported over 40 hours/week on COVID-related work during the eligible period).
Luisa Murillo
01:08:40
Is any equipment expenses allowed such as a pallet jack for a food pantry serving in the pandemic?
KFernandez@FederalHillHouse.org
01:09:11
yes, thanks Phyllis!
sally turner, she/her
01:09:35
To clarify - can funds be used for non-salaried workers?
Diane
01:11:50
If you used grant money received & organizational funds to purchase items during the year - is the full amount reimbursable or just the organizational funds?
Meg Rego
01:13:05
IF we have other private funds from the RI Foundation we've been using to support COVID-related work, would it be preferred to request an extension on those private funds and use this funding instead for 2021 expenditures?
Leslie Gifford
01:14:48
If we bought food gift cards for people and distributed them prior to 1-31-22, would those cots be eligible?
Maura Farrell
01:18:20
Thank you so much!
Moira Hinderer
01:18:22
Thank you for all the info!
Eva - Hope's Harvest RI
01:18:27
Thank you thank you!
Lisa Guillette (she, her)
01:18:28
Thank you!
KFernandez@FederalHillHouse.org
01:18:31
Thank you!
Leslie Gifford
01:18:34
Thanks!
Melissa Emidy
01:18:34
Thank you!
Deirdre Murphy, Boys & Girls Clubs of Newport County
01:18:36
thank you!
Nate Levin-Aspenson (he/him) - Newport Mental Health
01:18:39
Thank you!
Teresa Cobleigh
01:18:39
thank you!
Jenny Boone/SCLT
01:18:42
Thank you, Jenny!
Luisa Murillo
01:18:42
Thank you!
Joanne Savoie
01:18:42
thANKS