Updates on FY20 budget items that may be of interest to you.

Capital Outlay Funding for Libraries

355.224 $3 million Funds design, construction and equipment for major repairs and renovations for libraries 

355.225 $2.63 million Funds technology improvements and upgrades in preparation for the Census for libraries

355.226 Funds the required amount for the repurposing of several libraries


173.7 $1.5 million Increase funds for the Census to be utilized by the state Complete Count Committee (CCC) for a targeted statewide marketing, educational, and messaging campaign, to the hard-to-count areas.

School Counselors at Title I Schools

157.7 $1 million for additional high school counselors and enriching counselor programs for Title I schools

Childcare and Parent Services (CAPS)

123.4 $500,000 Increase funds for the Childcare and Parent Services (CAPS) program to provide assistance to low-income families for the cost of childcare, and encourage participation in a quality rated program

Elder Adult Support

190.5 $157,000 Increase funds for assistive technology to assist older Georgians, so that they may continue to live in their homes and communities.

Supportive Housing

59.12 $500,000 Increase funds to provide state matching funds for the HomeFirst public-private partnership to provide behavioral health services in permanent homeless supported housing.

Mercy Care

59.13 $250,000 Funds Mercy Care Health Systems to provide mental and primary health care 

Communities in Schools

143.1 Increase funds to expand the comprehensive Communities in Schools model of wraparound supports to new schools.  We added 200K this year for a total of 1,428 Million

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