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Lake County accepting grant applications for children and human services programs

RELEASE DATE: December 3, 2010

TAVARES — On Tuesday, Dec. 7, the Lake County Department of Economic Development & Community Services is releasing a request for grant applications for funding up to $25,000 for youth intervention and prevention programs, and up to $10,000 for human services programs.

  • CHILDREN'S SERVICES COUNCIL - Youth intervention and prevention programs emphasizing one or more of the following needs: at-risk children of incarcerated parents, physical and inner fitness, nutritional education and reduction of childhood obesity, academic success, school dropout reduction and positive life choices.
    $25,000 Maximum Funding
     
  • HUMAN SERVICES - Assisting individuals or families and identify one or more of the following needs:  Maintaining a healthy and safe living environment, achieving economic self-sufficiency, prevention or intervention services, reducing barriers to service acquisition and emerging and/or urgent community needs.
    $10,000 Maximum Funding

The deadline to submit grant applications is Monday, Feb. 28 at 5 p.m.  Copies of the grant application forms can be requested by contacting Rebecca Foley-Kearney at (352) 742-6520, e-mail rkearney@lakecountyfl.gov or log on to www.lakecountyfl.gov search keyword: “grant”.

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