Grants Available for Social Service Agencies

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Grants Available for Social Service Agencies

St. Petersburg, FL (May 18, 2022) - Social service agencies that provide homeless services and/or homeless prevention services are invited to apply to take advantage of up to $50,000 in Social Action Funding grants from the City of St. Petersburg. There will be $700,000 available for allocation this year, and contracts will cover the period from Oct. 1, 2022 through Sept. 30, 2023.

Applications will be open through July 6 and can be found at

Priority will be given to agencies that provide services for:

  • Homeless families with minor or dependent children (ages 0-17 years)
  • Unaccompanied youth and those aging out of foster care
  • Individuals who are most vulnerable
  • Chronically homeless individuals and veterans
  • Victims of domestic violence

Only one application per agency is permitted for competitive funding, except that an agency may submit additional applications for programs which 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; and discretionary funds for street outreach to homeless individuals and families.

To be eligible, applicants must attend the mandatory Bidders/Technical Assistance Workshop, which will be held in person at City Hall, 175 5th St. N. Interested applicants are encouraged to print the application and guidelines found at and have them available during the workshop.

Bidders/Technical Assistance Workshop
Friday, June 3 at 9-11 a.m.
City Hall, Room 100
175 5th St. N.

In Fiscal Year 2022, the City awarded $525,867 in Social Action Funding grants to 11 organizations in the community.

For more information and the application, visit or contact Theresa Jones at or 727-893-7627.