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


Texas Workforce Commission




Private Grants


Total Amount of Funding:


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


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