There are various funding sources available through the Department of Human Services including local, General Fund ad valorem tax dollars, and State and Federal grants. Links to additional information and or resources on the Internet are indicated with underlined text.
Partnering For Results Request For Proposals
Each year the Department of Human Services puts out a Request for Proposals for the purchase of services from qualified non-profit organizations to address specific human service needs in Lee County. Qualified non-profit organizations can submit proposals for purchase services that address one of the following priority areas: Supportive Living; Activities for Children & Youth and Emergency Assistance.
Click here to see information on last year's process including Letter Of Intent to Bid, Guidelines, Sample Contract, and the Evaluation Tool used by the Review Panel.
The funding process is currently closed. Please check this webpage periodically for updates.
If you are interested in volunteering for the Partnering For Results Review Panel Committee, click here for the PFR Review Panel Member Application.doc.
State - Florida
Click here for information on Challenge Grants or Housing Assistance Grants
Federal - United States Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD)
Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
Funding Process is currently closed. - Click here to see the RFP packet used for the 2011/2012 Request for Proposal (RFP) for the CDBG Capital Project CDBG Capital RFP Packet 2011-2012.pdf -
Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG) - Funding Process currently closed.
Continuum of Care Homeless Grants - Click here to see the Notice of Funding Availability.
Application Process currently closed.
Community Housing Development Organization (CHDO)
Click here for information on becoming a Community Housing Development Organization
Click here for Community Housing Development Organization Checklist
Click here to view the (2012-2013) Request for Proposal (RFP) that was issued 2-1-13 for CHDO Set Aside Final Packet 2012-2013 CHDO RFP.pdf. Proposals were due 3-1-13 so Funding Process is currently closed.
Other Funding Opportunities
Please check this page periodically for updates on available funding opportunities.