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Emergency COVID Victim Services Response Program Informational Webinar - Shared screen with speaker view
Christina Nicosia (she/her/hers)
11:06
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Stephanie Molen
15:26
50K per grant or in total?
Amita Swadhin
16:36
Are we eligible to apply if we are fiscally sponsored by a 501c3?
Stephanie Molen
17:06
50K per grant or in total?
Alexis Kelley
17:13
Does human trafficking apply to youth as well?
Jake Harpin (he/him)
17:23
only tribal governments, or other governmental orgs?
Tony Silbert
17:26
Can you receive the max award from all three funds or is the max (50k or 75k) a total for all three awards?
Mary Culver
17:45
Please repeat grand spending period again
Stephanie Molen
17:46
Could you apply for 50 for CPEDV and VALOR?
Stephanie Molen
17:59
Sorry I just want to make sure I understand
Alejandra Guerrero
18:10
Can you clarify what CO stands for?
Rachel Saldana
18:36
can we reimburse clients for utility payments they already made?
Kristy Oriol
18:48
What is the indirect cost rate?
Christina Nicosia (she/her/hers)
19:05
We are keeping track of your questions and if they're not addressed in the presentation itself will make sure we get to them during the Q&A!
rodrigo torres
21:49
can funds be used to cover staffing salaries?
Molly Woodbury
22:35
^^^
Jacquie Marroquin (she-her)
23:03
We will get to all your questions. keep sending them in the chat!
Marleece Peart
23:49
can funds be used for cost for online workshops & training
Rachel Saldana
24:20
Since these are relief funds, do we need to have clients complete a w-9 if assistance is over $600?
Jonathan Forbes
24:51
Are services provided to foster youth eligible? That is, are foster youth considered victims of interpersonal violence?
Akiko Nishino
25:50
Can we purchase gift cards and expend funds by end of July and distribute them after the July deadline?
Mary Martinez she/her, WOMAN, Inc.
26:21
I see we could use the funds for gift cards but can we use them for money order(s) so that we have a little more time to spend the funds?
Christina Schiffner Santschi
27:07
Can you please allow us to provide aggregate client info, rather than each client separately as requested in last year's report? We have concerns about confidentiality.
Christina Schiffner Santschi
27:58
This is a huge reporting burden.
Kristy Oriol
28:09
Sorry if I missed this, but can you explain the invoicing? Is this upfront or reimbursable?
Amita Swadhin
30:21
Are we allowed to spend the money on direct support checks to survivors who are our clients?
Mary Martinez she/her, WOMAN, Inc.
30:26
Thank you
Stephanie Molen
30:27
If we have a DV,SA,and Co, could we apply for up to $50 in each? Or would it be $50 in total distributed between the 3 funds?
Mary Culver
30:40
Can these funds be used just for hazard pay?
Jake Harpin (he/him)
31:06
Is it only direct victim service and tech needs that are eligible, is PPE eligible?
Saara Ahmed
31:34
If we received the PPAP from CALCASA/ Valor, does that count as previous funding under this cycle?
Sandra Henriquez
33:08
@Saara the PPAP funds are a different pot and shouldn’t conflict with this pot.
Nicole Roberts
33:20
Can you repeat/reshow the slide about what expenses can NOT be included in the calculation of indirect costs? I couldn’t find that list online.
Kristy Oriol
33:59
You answered it, thank you
Melissa (She-her)
34:31
My phone number is 916-444-7163 x106
Alicia Coulter
34:49
Can we use the funds for client medical bills
Alexis Kelley
35:52
If we are in the process of opening up a shelter for fostered youth who are separated from parents would this go under child abuse?
Amita Swadhin
37:37
Are we allowed to spend the money onsupport checks to survivors who are our clients? We have a Member Support Fund during COVID, and are awarding $500-1000 to LGBTQI BIPOC child sexual abuse survivors
Christina Nicosia (she/her/hers)
37:56
Funds may cover the following direct victim services and/or technology needs (needed to serve victims remotely) for agencies:Emergency shelter/housingEmergency food/clothing/personal care items (including gift cards)Utility assistanceInformation Technology supportLaptops/TabletsCell phonesCell service/data serviceVideo conferencing membershipsAudio/visual equipmentHazard pay (local agency must have appropriate policies in place)Administrative time off (local agency must have appropriate policies in place)OvertimeOther needs directly resulting from the pandemic
Richard Radosh
39:31
Can you put link to question list in the chat?
Amita Swadhin
41:36
While many of our clients are in CA, we serve clients all over the country - is this funding restricted only to clients who live in California?
Sandra Henriquez
46:28
VALOR’s application will go live today at 2:30 pm after we have completed our two webinars: English webinar at 12:00 pm and Spanish Webinars at 1:00 pm today.
Jonathan Forbes
46:35
We run a transitional housing community for survivors of sex trafficking, and it's fully staffed. If we include staff salaries, for reporting do we then need to provide documentation to verify that everyone in that housing community was a victim of trafficking?
Alejandra Guerrero
48:55
Can you please re-state the three different funding categories? And, to be clear, you can apply for more than one category?
Jake Harpin (he/him)
49:03
Since our therapeutic services have moved to Zoom we have seen a huge increase in clients utilizing the service due to easier accessibility. Could costs for these services be eligible?
Jake Harpin (he/him)
50:48
Yay!
Stephanie Molen
51:38
Will the answer to the funding total be posted here when you get the answer from CalOES?
Christina Nicosia (she/her/hers)
51:40
You can find the website here:https://www.cpedv.org/covid-19-emergency-funding
Christina Nicosia (she/her/hers)
51:55
Yes, Stephanie, we will add the answer to the site
Stephanie Molen
52:26
XOXO
Sheri Young
53:11
I'm interested in Hazard pay for my staff who have been responding in person to hospitals/LE/etc. What has been the typical pay that other agencies are providing to their stay for this?
Sheri Young
53:23
staff...
Christina Schiffner Santschi
53:56
If we use funding for Zoom, do we need to report on every since participant we communicated with via Zoom?
Paul Bancroft
54:01
Bonuses for all of our staff who have been doing heroic work during Covid would be really awesome :)
carol Beecroft
55:18
Would this funding pay for bonuses?
Kelsey Wadman
56:06
Thank you all for rushing to get these funds out to us once again. We know it's a lot of work!
Stephanie Molen
56:34
As Overtime?
Sheri Young
58:17
Can you give more detail as to what the administration options would look like?
Kelsey Wadman
58:21
If you give hazard pay, then do you report on clients served while employees were working in person pee vaccines?
Sheri Young
58:32
Pay for adminstation
Kelsey Wadman
58:37
pre-vaccines*
Sheri Young
01:00:38
Gotcha. Thanks.
Kelsey Wadman
01:01:13
yes
Christina Schiffner Santschi
01:01:49
If you're paying for hotels, do you count clients that stayed there?
Kelsey Wadman
01:02:01
Thank you
carol Beecroft
01:02:47
Can funds be used for staff retreat?
Ankit Jain
01:03:12
If we're paying for additional cleaning of client service areas like shelters or community centers, would that require reporting on clients served at those locations?
Melissa (She-her)
01:03:41
@Ankit, no it would not
Ankit Jain
01:03:49
Thanks!
Casie Pauley
01:04:42
Thank you
Sheri Young
01:04:55
Thank you
Kristy Oriol
01:05:01
Thank you all!
Jonathan Forbes
01:05:04
Thank you!
Stephanie Molen
01:05:12
Thank you!
Nicole Roberts
01:05:17
Thank you all!
Jill Zawisza
01:05:33
thanks for all the advocacy and support
Akiko Nishino
01:05:36
Thank you.
Mary Martinez she/her, WOMAN, Inc.
01:06:02
Thank you!
Saara Ahmed
01:06:16
Thank you for working on this!
Mary Culver
01:07:25
Thank you!
Akiko Nishino
01:07:34
Thank you
Alexis Kelley
01:07:35
Thank you