MANATEE COUNTY, FL (Jan. 11, 2022) – The 2022/23 application period for non-profit agencies interested in applying for human resources grants to assist Manatee residents will open on Thursday, January 27, at Noon.
The Human Services Division of Manatee County’s Neighborhood Services Department invests in programs through the Children’s Services Dedicated Millage to help disadvantaged children and families in the community, as well as from the General Revenue Fund to assist adult residents or provide other services throughout Manatee County.

For consideration of investment for Adult or Children’s Services funding, applicants must meet the general eligibility requirements below:

  • Be recognized as a corporation under the State of Florida
  • Be tax exempt per the Internal Revenue Code 501(c)(3)
  • Provide proof of sufficient insurance coverage
  • Provide financial audit or compilation by an independent auditor certified in the State of Florida
  • Serve residents of Manatee County

Awarded on a competitive basis, investment amounts are determined by the Manatee Board of County Commissioners. Programs are paid on a reimbursement basis, contingent upon the successful completion of the project, the results (human gain) and achieving the requirements listed in the investment agreement.
Neighborhood Services representatives will conduct a Zoom meeting on Wednesday, January 26, 2022, at 10:00 a.m., in which they will provide details about the investment-funding process. To register for that meeting, go to bit.ly/ManateeNPA23
Updates, including Zoom meeting information, will be posted on the Neighborhood Services Apply for Human Services Funding Webpage at bit.ly/Manatee501c3App.

The deadline for all application submissions is Friday, February 25, at 5:00 p.m. Contact Kristi Hagen, Children’s Services Program Coordinator, at 941-748-4501, ext. 3485, or Kristi.Hagen@mymanatee.org with any questions related to the application process.
For media-related questions, regarding Manatee County Neighborhood Services, contact Kelly Foster, Marketing & Outreach Specialist, at 813-562-3229 (cell), or kelly.foster@mymanatee.org.
About Manatee County Neighborhood Services Department: Neighborhood Services provides a wide range of services focused on enhancing the overall quality of life for Manatee County residents. Through Children’s Programming, Aging, Veterans, Criminal Justice, Probation, Libraries and Fee-Assistance Services, Neighborhood Services connects residents to non-profit agencies Manatee County helps fund and other community resources. For more information, call (941) 748-4501, visit mymanatee.org/neighborhood and follow them on Facebook, Twitter Instagram and YouTube @manateeneighbor.

For more information on Manatee County Government, visit www.mymanatee.org or call (941) 748-4501. Follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/manatee.county.fl and on Twitter @ManateeGov.

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