Does your non-profit organization need a grant for a community program?
The City of Orlando grants funds to meet the needs of a growing central Florida population. Priority is given to nonprofit organizations whose mission and programs provide services in one of the following focus areas: homeless program support, family sustainability, domestic violence, support of seniors and hunger relief.
The City of Orlando will award approximately $2,400,000 in Community Investment Program grant funds to non-profit organizations in FY2021-22 (Grant Term: January 1, 2022 – December 31, 2022). Priority is given to nonprofit organizations whose mission and programs provide services in one of the following focus areas:
Housing-Focused Services for Persons Experiencing Homelessness
Support for areas in the system that cannot be addressed with federal or state funding. Eligible applicants must utilize the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) and Coordinated Entry processes. Priority will be given to applicants who utilize the Housing First model with residents living within the Orlando city limits.
Service examples: Assist with housing search and housing placement, provide case management and housing stabilization services, job placement services, services and case management for homeless youth.
Support for services that are designed to foster independence and/or equip families living in the Orlando city limits who are at risk of not meeting basic human needs with the skills to live healthy, productive, contributing lives.
Service examples: Affordable child care, job training programs for adults, programs that address literacy or technical challenges, or build professional competencies for adults.
Support for domestic violence services and prevention initiatives within the Orlando city limits.
Service examples: Public awareness campaigns, support for building organizational capacity in local domestic violence programs for supportive services and prevention work as it relates to assessing and influencing change for individuals, communities and institutions.
Support of Seniors
Support for services that promote or maintain senior independence and/or create a social environment in which all senior citizens who live within the Orlando city limits can live independent, healthy and productive lives.
Service examples: Meal delivery to homebound seniors, respite and day care services, social well-being and health services.
Improve Availability, Access and Consumption of Healthy Foods
Support for comprehensive and innovative approaches to food resourcing within the Orlando city limits.
Service examples: SNAP outreach, food pantries, food delivery programs, increasing access to healthy food and food preparation classes.