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Recent News

Delayed start date and due date for Q1 reports

1/10/2023

Apologies, but because our developers need additional time to update the quarterly reporting tool, we are asking agencies not to start their Q1 narrative reports until January 17. Again, please do not start the Q1 report until January 17.  When you do start the report, please also ensure you select the correct fiscal year (22-23).  Due to this delay, agencies will be given additional time to complete reports. Reports are now due February 15. Thank you and let us know if you have questions at HumanServices@talgov.com or humanservices@leoncountyfl.gov.


City of Tallahassee Bridge Program

6/28/2022

Introduction

In FY2020, the City established the Bridge program to support local organizations proposing to implement innovative solutions to community needs but lacked the eligibility requirements to participate in the Community Human Service Partnership (CHSP) grant process.

The City currently administers the Community Human Service Partnership in collaboration with the County to provide an efficient and effective method for allocating human services grant funds. The CHSP process is robust and has received a Best Practice award from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. CHSP has several minimum requirements and operates on a two- year funding cycle. The Bridge program is an annual funding opportunity with less stringent requirements and enables nonprofit agencies that do not meet the minimum CHSP standards to strengthen its capacity while receiving funding up to a maximum of two years. Agencies are then required to apply to CHSP for funding. Agencies that have previously received or are currently receiving CHSP funding are not eligible for the Bridge program.

 

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

To apply to the Bridge program the agency must meet the following requirements:

  • The agency is registered as a 501(c)(3) with the United States Department of Treasury.
  • The agency can demonstrate a record of providing or intent to provide direct human services to residents of Leon County.
  • The agency has not received a CHSP funding award.

 

Online Application and Application Cycles

To be considered for funding, the agency must complete an online application at https://portal.neighborlysoftware.com/tallahassee/Participant

The agency may submit only one application each funding cycle. Applications will be accepted between July 1st and July 31st, evaluated by August 31st. Fund disbursements are made at the beginning of the City’s fiscal year, October 1st.


CHSP Public Notice

2/15/2022

The City of Tallahassee and Leon County invite all interested non-profit human service organizations to participate in the 2022/2023 - 2023/2024 funding cycle of the Community Human Service Partnership (CHSP) grant process. To apply for funding, the organization must provide direct human services to residents of the Tallahassee/Leon County area.

Please visit this link for more information.

CHSP Public Notice


Funded Agencies

Emergency Care Help Organization, Inc.

ECHO delivers emergency relief and empowerment resources for our most vulnerable neighbors in the Big Bend area. We supply food, household goods, furniture, and housing alongside intensive case management and counseling to those experiencing homelessness, poverty, and crisis.

Capital Area Community Action Agency

Community Action works to provide a comprehensive, seamless system of services and resources to reduce the detrimental effects of poverty, empower low-income citizens with skills and motivation to become self-sufficient, and improve the overall quality of their lives, and our community.

Sickle Cell Foundation, Incorporated

Serving Our Communities Since 1980