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St. Petersburg Offers Grants to Agencies That Help Homeless

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To be eligible, applicants must attend the mandatory bidders/technical assistance workshop, which will be held virtually via Zoom this year.

ST. PETERSBURG – Social service agencies that provide homeless services and/or homeless prevention services are invited to apply to take advantage of up to $50,000 in Social Action Funding grants from the city of St. Petersburg.

Applications will be open until July 6 and can be found at stpete.org/socialactionfunding.

Priority will be given to agencies that provide services for: homeless families with minor or dependent children, unaccompanied youth, individuals (who are most vulnerable), chronically homeless individuals and veterans, and victims of domestic violence.

Only one application per agency is permitted for competitive funding, except that an agency may submit additional applications for programs that provide any of the following: critical services: storage units for personal items belonging to homeless individuals, call centers to assist persons with prevention of homelessness or to assist those who are already homeless, and discretionary funds for street outreach to homeless individuals and families.

To be eligible, applicants must attend the mandatory bidders/technical assistance workshop, which will be held virtually via Zoom this year.

Interested applicants are requested to print the application and guidelines found at stpete.org/socialactionfunding and have them available during the workshop.

In Fiscal Year 2020, the City awarded $583,800 in Social Action Funding grants to 14 organizations in the community.

If you’re interested

The bidders/technical assistance workshop is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. June 5. The Zoom webinar link is at stpete.org/socialactionfunding.

In Fiscal Year 2020, the City awarded $583,800 in Social Action Funding grants to 14 organizations in the community.

For more information and the application,  go to stpete.org/socialactionfunding or contact Theresa Jones at theresa.jones@stpete.org  or (727) 893-7627.

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