(A) One agency in a service delivery area shall be selected and designated through a contract/grant agreement with the Ohio department of job and family services (ODJFS) as the child care resource and referral service organization. Selection shall be made through a request for proposal process.
(B) A funding formula shall be used to assure that the available funds are equitably distributed among the service delivery areas administered by the child care resource and referral service organizations under contract/grant agreement with ODJFS. The funding formula is based on the following:
(1) Base funding component to staff and operate one office location in each service delivery area at minimum level.
(2) The service potential component is based on the number of ODJFS licensed programs and the number of certified family child care home providers in the service delivery area.
(C) Contract/grant agreements may also include funding for special initiatives or projects that are not subject to the funding formula.
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 06/18/2008 and 06/30/2013
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 5104.07
Rule Amplifies: 5104.07
Prior Effective Dates: 3/2/92, (Emer.), 7/30/92, 9/1/95, 1/1/99, 5/1/02, 7/1/03