Community Agency Partnership Program (CAPP)

Overview
Overview
Reducing Poverty in Alchua County 

​This is a yearly competitive funding process for programs offered by area non-profit organizations that reduce the impact of poverty among Alachua County residents.​​

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Eligibility:
Eligibility:

Non-profit, 501(c)(3) agencies/organizations with a physical location in Alachua County that offer programs that serve to reduce the impact of poverty among residents of Alachua County.

False
Funding:
Funding:

The amount of funding is determined yearly by the County Commission, and has generally been in the range of $1 million dollars. ​

False
Type of Process:
Type of Process:

​The RFA (Request For Application) process requires a written application and an oral presentation by applicants whose proposals must meet minimum eligibility criteria for consideration. Qualifying applications are then assessed by a citizens' grant review committee, which in turn presents its funding recommendations to the County Commission. The County Commission decides which programs to fund and at what amount.

False
Funding Fiscal Year:
Funding Fiscal Year:

​October 01 - September 30​​

False
Applications:
Applications:

​Applications may not be turned in prior to announcement of the availability of grant application materials.  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.

False
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Mission

  • To reduce the impact of poverty among residents by funding 501(c) (3) organizations that provide basic need services to eligible agency clients. ​​
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Contact

  • Gene Tysowsky
  • CAPP/CHOICES Program Manager
  • 218 SE 24th Street
  • Gainesville, FL 32641
  • Phone: 352-264-6707
  • Fax: 352-264-6703
  • TDD/TTY users, please call 711 (Florida Relay Service)

If any accommodations are needed for persons with disabilities, please contact the Equal Opportunity Office at (352) 374-5275 or (352) 374-5284 TDD.

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