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Social Action Funding

Social service agencies that provide homeless services and/or homeless prevention services can apply to take advantage of up to $50,000 in Social Action Funding grants from the City of St. Petersburg. Applications are open May 19-July 5, 2021

Priority is given to agencies that provide services for:

  • Homeless families with minor or dependent children
  • Unaccompanied youth
  • Individuals (who are most vulnerable)
  • Chronically homeless individuals and Veterans
  • Victims of domestic violence

Agencies can take advantage of grants between $10,000 and $50,000, depending upon eligibility and fund availability. Only one application per agency is permitted. However, an agency may submit additional applications for programs that provide any of the following critical services: storage units for personal items belonging to homeless individuals, call centers to assist persons with prevention of homelessness or to assist those who are already homeless, or discretionary funds for street outreach to homeless individuals and families. In Fiscal Year 2021, the City awarded $622,000 in Social Action Funding grants to 13 organizations in the community.

Find Guidelines & Application Here

Bidders/Technical Assistance Workshop

To be eligible, applicants must attend the mandatory Bidders/Technical Assistance Workshop, which will be held virtually via Zoom this year.

Friday, June 4, 2021 at 9-11 a.m.

Please click the link below to join the webinar:
https://zoom.us/j/97717576228

Or One tap mobile :
US: +16468769923,,97717576228#  or +13017158592,,97717576228#

Or Telephone:
Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
US: +1 646 876 9923  or +1 301 715 8592  or +1 312 626 6799  or +1 669 900 6833  or +1 253 215 8782  or +1 346 248 7799

Webinar ID: 977 1757 6228

International numbers available: https://zoom.us/u/aemHHJDlep

Get In Touch

Contact Theresa Jones, Manager of Veterans, Social and Homeless Services at theresa.jones@stpete.org or 727-893-7627 for questions or additional information.

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