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The Oakland Fund for Children and Youth was established in 1996, when Oakland voters passed the Kids First! Initiative (Measure K), an amendment to the City Charter, to support direct services to youth under 21 years of age. In 2009, Measure D replaced Measure K and reauthorized funding for the Oakland Fund for Children and Youth for an additional twelve years (2010-2022). Measure D established OFCY funds as 3% of the City's unrestricted General Fund and required a three-year strategic plan to guide the allocation of funds. In 2020, City Council decided to reauthorize the fund for a third 12-year cycle.

Planning and Oversight Committee Meetings

The Planning and Oversight Committee (POC) will hold its next meeting on Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021 at 6pm. The meeting will be hosted as a videoconference on the zoom platform. 

Evaluation Report for 2019-2020

The independent evaluation report for FY 2019-2020 was approved by the Planning and Oversight Committee at their meeting in November 2020. The report will be presented to the Oakland City Council for their review and adoption in early 2021. 


Click the image below to go to the evaluation report page

2020-2021 POC Members Needed

The POC currently has multiple vacancies on the 17-member commission. This important Committee oversees the allocation of funding and evaluation of programs. Youth members are able to earn a small scholarship for their participation. To find out more information about the POC and how to apply, please click here

Current Vacancies (as of March 2, 2021):

Adult POC Vacancies:

  • District 1 Adult
  • District 6 Adult

Youth POC Vacancies:

  • District 4 Youth
  • District 5 Youth
  • District 6 Youth
  • District 7 Youth