Overview: This is a yearly competitive funding process. This is a reimbursement grant for programs that reduce poverty among Alachua County residents.
Eligibility: Non-profit, 501(c)(3) agencies/organizations with a physical location in Alachua County who have programs that serve to reduce poverty among residents of Alachua County.
Funding: The amount of funding is decided yearly by the County Commission. In FY2009, 1.2 million dollars was set aside for awards.
Type of Process: RFA (Request For Application) requires a written application and an oral presentation by all applicants. Applications are assessed by a 7-member Advisory Board, who in turn makes the funding recommendations to the County Commission. The County Commission then decides the funding recipients and levels of allocation.
Funding Fiscal Year: October 01 - September 30
Applications: Applications may not be turned in prior to announcement. Announcements are advertised in the Gainesville Sun newspaper, on public access Channel 12 and via e-mail. To be added to the e-mail notification list, please refer to the Get Notified page.
Contact: Lee D. Roberts, CAPP Program Manager
218 SE 24th Street
Gainesville, FL 32641