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Economic Independence

Grants to Florida Nonprofits and Local Agencies for
Economic Self-Sufficiency Programs in Broward County

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Community Foundation of Broward

Conf. Date:


Deadline Date:

08/05/19 11:59 PM


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Grants to Broward County, Florida nonprofit organizations and local agencies for programs that provide economic stability for residents. Funding is intended to break the cycle of poverty by providing services and resources to decrease homelessness and transition people into stable housing and employment.

The Foundation seeks to prevent and reduce homelessness among adults by supporting direct services. This must include case management combined with addressing basic needs that will remove barriers for people to gain:
- Steady employment (which can include access to higher education/career training that will lead to a job).
- Stable and affordable housing

Successful projects will demonstrate measurable outcomes for adults in the targeted zip codes as follows:
- Adults participating in job development that results in a job or higher paying job
- Adults have stable and affordable housing

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 167122

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grant Range: Up to $100,000

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

- Nonprofits with 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status to provide services to Broward County
- City or county agencies with projects that demonstrate charitable intent in Broward County
- Efforts must serve adults in the targeted zip codes 33023, 33069, 33309, 33311, 33313, 33319

- Individuals are not eligible to apply
- Previous or current grantee organizations must be in good standing with the Foundation and have submitted all required reports and documentation for all prior grants per the grant agreement.
- The Foundation will not provide support to organizations which, in their constitution or practice, discriminate against a person or group on the basis of: age, political affiliation, race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, religious belief, ethnicity, or national origin.
- The Foundation will NOT consider projects that only address short term needs like basic needs and temporary shelter and no connection to long - term solutions or include case management

Pre-proposal Conference:

Join the Economic Independence Conversation scheduled for July 12 that 9am at the Foundation. During this session you will hear from the Foundation staff about the Foundation's vision for Economic Independence, learn where more work is still needed, Q&A with current grantees and get the details on the newly released RFP

To register:

Pre-Application Information:

Application Deadline: August 5, 2019 at 11:59 pm
Panel Interviews: Week of September 3rd and/or October 7th
Grants Awarded: Week of December 2, 2019

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online:
Phone (954) 761-9503
Fax (954) 761-7102

Community Foundation of Broward
910 East Las Olas Boulevard, Suite 200
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: Florida: Broward County