City of Ocoee
11/30/17 5:00 PM
Grants of up to $2,000 to Ocoee, Florida community-based organizations and groups to improve the quality of life by making improvements to their neighborhoods or by creating programs that benefit residents. Applicants may submit projects that beautify a neighborhood, address public safety concerns, or foster cultural, recreational, or educational wants and needs of the neighborhood or organization.
The City is highly supportive of neighborhoods that have organized themselves with or without benefit of a legal homeowners' association. The City also knows the importance of other community organizations. The City Commission is hopeful that the MVP Awards Program will empower neighborhoods and community organizations to take advantage and take responsibility for planning and implementing projects that address their specific needs.
These groups are encouraged to partner with other neighborhoods, local businesses, churches, and community agencies. It is hoped that these partnerships will strengthen the sense of community in Ocoee.
Educational, Cultural, and Recreational Projects:
-Family learning centers
-After school enrichment programs
-Dance, music, art or theater training programs
Physical Improvement Projects - All physical improvement projects must meet all City Codes and are subject to City review and permitting procedures. Exact site location with the size and measurements of the proposed improvement must be submitted in detail with the application.
-Benches and other park improvements
Public Safety Related Projects
-Family Safety training
-Senior Citizens Home Safety programs
-Neighborhood watch programs
-Drug prevention programs
-Fire prevention programs
GrantWatch ID#: 148737
Up to $2,000
Projects should be completed within six months of funding.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
150 N. Lakeshore Drive, Ocoee, FL 34761
USA: Florida: City of Ocoee
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