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Lake County is accepting grants for Health & Human Services programs

RELEASE DATE: March 29, 2017

TAVARES —The Lake County Health & Human Services Division is releasing a request for grant applications for funding as much as $25,000 for youth intervention/prevention programs, and as much as $25,000 for health and human services programs. Request for Proposals have been released today, March 28, and applications are due by noon on Wednesday, May 3.

Organizations eligible for funding from Children’s Services Council and Human Services grants include public and private non-profit organizations, local governments and public or private schools. Applicants must demonstrate a sufficient level of administrative capacity to effectively manage funds received. All proposals selected for funding to serve Lake County residents only.

  • CHILDREN'S SERVICES COUNCIL – youth prevention and/or intervention programs emphasizing one or more of the following needs: abuse and neglect; afterschool and out of school programs to address delinquency prevention; developmental screening and assessments for children with special physical and behavioral needs; kinship care (grandparents/relatives raising children); subsidized child care; abstinence from unhealthy choices, social media awareness, nutritional education and the reduction of childhood obesity to safeguard physical health.
    $25,000 Maximum Funding - $5,000 Minimum Funding
     
  • HUMAN SERVICES – individuals, elders and families prevention and/or intervention programs emphasizing one or more of the following needs: rental or mortgage assistance; utilities assistance; deposits (for utilities and housing); food; achieving economic self-sufficiency and services that assist with independent living for elders and disabled.
    $25,000 Maximum Funding - - $5,000 Minimum Funding

To request the grant application forms, contact Stephanie Glass at 352-742-6520 or sglass@lakecountyfl.gov, or visit www.lakecountyfl.gov/grant.

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Stephanie Glass
352-742-6520
sglass@lakecountyfl.gov

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Office: 352-343-9609; Cell: 352-460-2851
epappacoda@lakecountyfl.gov

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