Neighborhood Matching Grant Program


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Agency NameSarasota County
Affiliationcounty government
Web Site https://www.scgov.net/NeighborhoodServices/Pages/NeighborhoodGrants.aspx
Project Annual Funding Level $99,000
Range of Funding (Landowner) up to $10,000
Criteria for funding project Formal and informal resident-based neighborhood groups (HOAs, civic associations, etc.) in incorporated or unincorporated Sarasota County are eligible to apply. Improvements must be to commonly-owned or public property. Applicant must match 50% of project cost.
Geographic Coverage AreaSarasota County
Description of ProgramThe neighborhood matching grant program is designed to help Sarasota County residents enhance the safety, health, environment, and/or character of their neighborhoods. Grant funds have been successfully applied toward the removal of invasive plant species.
When are landowner applications accepted?*Submit application no later than September 6, 2017. *Notify Neighborhood Services (neighbor@scgov.net) of intent to apply no later than July 10, 2017. *Application due approximately every March and September. *Check https://www.scgov.net/NeighborhoodServices/Pages/NeighborhoodGrants.aspx for updates.
Match Required?Yes Yes, at least 50%.
Target Invasive Species?Any federal or state listed invasive species
Any other Requirements or Eligibility?*Must complete a program application and attend the grant orientation workshop. Must have attended a grant workshop within the past three years, by June 19, 2017. *Next round of workshops will be offered in Starting at the end of May please see the linked document for date/times and locations: https://www.scgov.net/NeighborhoodServices/Neighborhood/Grans%20Overview%20and%20Cycle%2030%20Workshop%20Dates.pdf. *New workshop/application cycle begins approximately every 6y months. *All improvements must be made to commonly or publicly owned property.
Agreement RequiredYes
Permanent Contact PersonMiranda Lansdale
Contact number941-861-5000
e-mail addressneighbor@scgov.net
contacted last2017-06-20 00:00:00.0