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2018 Shared Asset Forfeiture Fund (SAFF) Grants

Grants to Monroe County, Florida Nonprofits and Agencies
for Health Services or Drug Abuse and Crime Prevention

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Monroe County Sheriff’s Office - Shared Asset Forfeiture Fund (SAFF)

Deadline Date:

02/09/18 Noon Receipt


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Grants of up to $10,000 to Monroe County, Florida nonprofit organizations and local, county, or state government agencies for projects addressing one of the following categories: crime prevention, drug abuse prevention, or physical and mental health care of adults and minors.

The Monroe County Shared Asset Forfeiture Fund (SAFF) was established in 1999 funded by Sheriff Richard D. Roth with proceeds of a major drug smuggling and money-laundering investigation, the interest earned from these funds is distributed annually in the form of grants to eligible community groups.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 177298

Estimated Total Program Funding:


Estimated Size of Grant:

No individual grant will exceed $10,000.

Term of Contract:

The Advisory Board will consider multiple year funding requests on a limited case by case basis if the applicant can demonstrate that a multiple year commitment will leverage significant additional funding or develop continuing financial self sufficiency within the period of the grant.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Grant funding is available to private, nonprofit organizations pursuant to 26 U.S.C. 501(c)(3) or 4 or State, County or Local Government Department or Agency operating in Monroe County.

Grant proposals for building improvements, real estate acquisition, or salaries for new positions will not be considered.

During this 2018 grant cycle, cultural, artistic, and sports programs are not likely to receive favorable recommendation.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications are available beginning November 28, 2017 and must be received by the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office no later than Noon, Friday, February 9, 2018.

The SAFF Advisory Board will conduct a public meeting to evaluate proposals and make its recommendations to the County Commission.

It is anticipated that recommendations for funding will be made to the Board of County Commissioners for consideration at the May 2018 BOCC meeting.

Contact Information:

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

Michelle Quad, Legal Assistant
(305) 292-7020

Monroe County Sheriff’s Office
Administrative Headquarters
5525 College Road
Stock Island, Florida 33040

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USA: Florida: Monroe County