5101:9-6-40 Ohio children's trust fund (OCTF) child abuse and neglect (CAN) allocation.

(A) The Ohio department of job and family services (ODJFS) OCTF issues the CAN allocation to each public children services agency (PCSA) to assist them in the promotion of child abuse and child neglect prevention month programs, campaigns, activities and events that correlate with the statewide campaign sponsored by the OCTF. April is designated as CAN prevention month.

(B) The catalog of federal domestic assistance (CFDA) number is 93.590.

(C) ODJFS will communicate the funding and liquidation periods for this allocation through the county finance information system (CFIS). The PCSA must expend funds by the end of the funding period and report expenditures no later than the end of the liquidation period.

(D) ODJFS allocates an initial two thousand dollars to each PCSA to support CAN activities. If a PCSA encompasses multiple counties, then the PCSA will receive an amount equal to two thousand dollars for each county represented under the PCSA.

(E)Allowable CAN expenditures include but are not limited to the following local activities that support statewide CAN prevention efforts.

(1) Media awareness and public service announcements (PSAs) or other local awareness efforts that:

(a) Align with the state messaging campaign;

(b) Promote CAN prevention month; or

(c) Promote local programs that use primary and secondary prevention strategies to provide activities and services to strengthen families and prevent CAN.

(2) CAN prevention programs and services;

(3) Pinwheel displays; and

(4) CAN prevention education and/or training events for the following entities :

(a) Local government and;

(b) Policy makers ;

(c) Parents; and

(d) Professionals.

(F) ODJFS may allocate an additional one thousand dollars if the PCSA collaborates with a children's advocacy center or a county child abuse and child neglect prevention advisory board to promote any of the following activities:

(1) OCTF/ODH safe sleep campaign;

(2) Governor's anti-human trafficking campaign;

(3) CAN poster/video student contest;

(4) A child abuse or child neglect program training; and

(5) Promotion of OCTF statewide April campaign.

(G) PCSAs must include the OCTF logo on all CAN prevention month printed materials purchased with any portion of the OCTF CAN allocation.

(H) The PCSA may not claim the following for reimbursement under this allocation:

(1) PCSA rental space fees;

(2) Insurance or security expenses;

(3) Out-of-state travel expenses;

(4) Out-of-state speaker fees;

(5) Fines, penalties or overdraft fees;

(6) Food expenditures exceeding two hundred dollars;

(7) Trinkets;

(8) Payrolls of direct services performed by agency staff;

(9) Non-consumable supplies or equipment valued over five hundred dollars;

(10) Renovation or construction costs; or

(11) Expenditures not directly related to CAN prevention month.

(I) Each PCSA receiving an allocation shall submit a complete programmatic report to the OCTF no later than the thirty-first of May of the applicable SFY. Failure to submit a complete programmatic report by the deadline may result in a reduction or loss of the CAN allocation.

(J) PCSAs must certify expenditures on the JFS 02820 "Children Services Quarterly Financial Statement" as described in rule 5101:9-7-29 of the Administrative Code.

(K) The definitions, requirements, and responsibilities contained in rule 5101:9-6-50 of the Administrative Code are applicable to this rule.

Effective: 04/05/2014
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 5101.02
Rule Amplifies: 5101.02 , 3109.13 , 3109.17 , 3109.18
Prior Effective Dates: 5/23/93, 4/7/94, 4/1/95, 3/1/96, 11/11/96, 1/29/98, 10/10/03, 4/19/08, 4/1/10, 3/20/11, 4/2/12, 3/21/13