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Lake County accepting grant applications for children and health & human services programs

RELEASE DATE: January 3, 2012

TAVARES — On Tuesday, Jan. 3, the Lake County Children’s Services Council and the Lake County Health & Human Services Division, released a request for grant applications for funding up to $25,000 for youth intervention and prevention programs, and up to $10,000 for health and human services programs.

  • CHILDREN'S SERVICES COUNCIL - Programs that serve at-risk children to include: safeguarding physical health; abuse and neglect prevention and intervention; delinquency prevention; afterschool and out of school programs; developmental screening, assessments and access to appropriate interventions; prevention and/or intervention; kinship care (grandparents/relatives raising grandchildren); subsidized child care; children with special, physical, developmental and behavioral needs; nutritional education and the reduction of childhood obesity.
    $25,000 Maximum Funding
  • HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES – Programs that assist individuals / families by providing prevention or intervention services for one of the following emergency needs: rental or mortgage; utilities ; deposits (for both utilities and housing); food; achieving economic self-sufficiency.
    $10,000 Maximum Funding

The deadline to submit grant applications is Monday, Feb. 27 at 5 p.m. Copies of the grant application forms can be requested by contacting Rebecca Foley-Kearney at (352) 742-6520, email rkearney@lakecountyfl.gov or visit www.lakecountyfl.gov search keyword: “grant”.

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More Information:
Rebecca Foley-Kearney
(352) 742-6520
rkearney@lakecountyfl.gov
http://www.lakecountyfl.gov/departments/community_services/health_and_human_services/grant_opportunities.aspx

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Kelly Lafollette
Information Outreach Director
Office: 352-343-9603; Cell: 352-455-0445
klafollette@lakecountyfl.gov

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