Media Release

County Seeks Agencies for Community Agency Partnership Program

Wednesday, May 10, 2006 1:00 AM

ALACHUA COUNTY — The Alachua County Board of County Commissioners is seeking applications from qualified not-for-profit agencies desiring to participate in the Community Agency Partnership Program (CAPP). The deadline for submitting applications is 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 14, 2006.

The Community Agency Partnership Program is a competitive funding process, where non-profit agencies with programs that serve to reduce poverty can apply. Qualified non-profits are those who have a physical business address in Alachua County, are tax exempt, are registered as a corporation with the State of Florida AND who have a program or programs that will impact poverty in Alachua County.

Attendance at one of the two (2) scheduled pre-application meetings is mandatory for agencies that wish to apply for funding. The first meeting is Tuesday, May 23, 2006 at 9:00 a.m., at the Community Support Services Department, 218 SE 24th St., Gainesville. The second meeting is Thursday, May 25 at 2:00 p.m. at the Alachua County Health Department, 224 SE 24th St., Gainesville.

Solicitation documents and details for receiving documents may be obtained through:

  • The Alachua County Purchasing Division, 3rd Floor, County Administration Building, 12 SE 1st St., P.O. Box 1467, Gainesville, FL, 32602, (352) 374-5202
  • The Alachua County home page website at
  • The Alachua County Purchasing Division website at

CAPP Advisory Board Chair Tom Barnes states, “This opportunity represents the important commitment by the Board of County Commissioners and the people of Alachua County to meet the needs of our most vulnerable citizens. Alachua County continues to distinguish itself through innovative community partnership-based programs and services aimed at improving the quality of life of residents.”

For more information, citizens can contact the Alachua County Purchasing Division at (352) 374-5202.

Alachua County encourages minority participation. If accommodations are needed for persons with disabilities, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at (352) 374-5275 (voice) or (352) 374-5284 (TDD). In accordance with the Provisions of ADA, this document may be requested in an alternate format.


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).