CEACO'S Basic Needs Program

CEACO's projected funding sources for Basic Needs -- the agency's cash grants and food program -- in 1999 are outlined below. However, the $17,878 CEACO listed as Texas Workforce Commission funding was news to TWC director of communications David Beshear, who says no one at TWC could track down any such arrangement with CEACO. CEACO lists this figure in both its 1998 and 1999 contracts with Austin/Travis County.


Projected Funding Sources:

City of Austin

$60,000

Texas Workforce Commission

$17,878

Fundraisers/Donations

$15,000

Private Grants

$33,280

Total Amount of Funding:

$126,158


In its contract with Austin/Travis County, CEACO projects the following Basic Needs expenditures. Note that only the last item listed represents direct assistance to individuals.


Eways (partial) salary $13,500
Program Director (partial) salary 4,500
Essential Services Coordinator salary 14,500
Administrative Assistant 6,333
Personnel benefits 7,441
Staff Travel 941
Operating expenses 3,666
Direct Assistance to Individuals 10,000
Total $60,881

SOURCE: TRAVIS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS COURT

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