Community Outreach Grant

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Apply now for a $5,000 Community Outreach Grant
(Brooksville, FL) Residents who want to make positive changes in their community can now apply for a Community Outreach Grant. This grant program provides up to $5,000 for organizations who wish to engage residents in enhancing their community’s character, value, safety, environment and recreational opportunities. The deadline to apply is June 1, 2016.
Go to www.HernandoCounty.us/bocc/budget/communitygrants.htm to apply online or to learn about the program. You may also call (352) 754-4004 or email budget@HernandoCounty.us for more information.
Projects must fall within one or more of the following categories:
 Healthy and Safe Lifestyles – create opportunities to enhance community leadership, healthy lifestyles and public safety
 Social Connections – connect those in need of financial, emotional or professional development to public and private community resources
 Environmental Preservation – engage residents in hands-on cleanup and/or learning opportunities to improve our area’s natural resources.
 Tourism – plan an event that promotes the area’s recreational, sporting, arts and/or natural resources opportunities
Grant funding is reimbursed upon project completion. The program is designed for short-term projects that begin and end between October 1 and July 31. Projects must take place in Hernando County and have a public benefit.

Virginia Singer
Hernando County Government
Public Information Manager
20 N. Main Street, Room 263
Brooksville, FL 34601
Office (352) 540-6780
Cell (352) 600-2797
VSinger@HernandoCounty.us
www.HernandoCounty.us

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