Orange County Announces Available Funding for Children and Family Programs Applications being accepted through February 28, 2022
Orange County, Fla. – Orange County is pleased to announce the opening of the Citizens’ Review Panel (CRP) Fund Distribution Process with applications being accepted through February 28, 2022. Each year, Orange County distributes funding to 501(c)(3) health and human service nonprofit organizations that are located and offer services in Orange County.
Additionally, the Orange County Board of County Commissioners tasked Forefront, LLC, an independent Florida-based consulting, research and advisory firm, to provide recommendations for the utilization of funding earmarked for children’s programs and services in Orange County.
Forefront, LLC has published a final report outlining focus areas for targeted services of Juvenile Prevention/Diversion, Mental and Physical Health, Early Childhood Education/Care and Child/Student Homelessness. The report recommended that programming to address the identified focus areas, be primarily targeted in nine (9) zip codes in Orange County: 32703, 32801, 32805, 32808, 32810, 32811, 32818, 32822, and 32839. You may find the entire report by visiting www.orangecountycss.org.
The Citizens’ Review Panel for Human Services Advisory Board (CRP) will accept and evaluate funding proposals from 501(c)(3) health and human services organizations offering services, for at least one (1) year. The CRP will then make funding recommendations to the Orange County Board of County Commissioners. This funding allows nonprofit organizations to provide vital services to children, youth and their families in Orange County.
There are two (2) categories of funding for agencies – General CRP (GCRP) Requests for Proposals and Small-Scale CRP (SSCRP) Requests for Proposals.
General CRP Request for Proposal Agencies
This category is open to all local health and human services 501(c)(3) nonprofit agencies located and offering services in Orange County. Agencies must have provided services for at least one (1) year and meet all other funding eligibility requirements to be considered for funding. Agencies may apply for multiple Requests for Proposals.
Small Scale CRP Requests for Proposals
This category of funding is open to local health and human services 501(c)(3) nonprofit agencies with a total budget (revenue received from all funding sources) of no more than $300,000, as documented by agency’s IRS 990 filing or Financial Statements prepared by a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), located and offering services for at least one (1) year in Orange County. Agencies must not have received funding from Orange County Citizens’ Review Panel Fund Distribution Process within the past five (5) years. Agencies can only apply for one (1) Request for Proposal.
*Note the deadline to submit Notice of Intent to Apply for funding is Monday, February 28, 2022. Agencies must submit a Notice of Intent to Apply and be approved to move forward with the program application.
Orange County Citizens’ Commission for Children
The CRP Team
Mable Butler Family Center
2100 East Michigan Street, 2nd Floor
Orlando, Florida 32806
Phone: (407) 836-7610
Fax: (407) 836-6556
About Orange County Government: Orange County Government strives to serve its residents and guests with integrity, honesty, fairness and professionalism. Located in Central Florida, Orange County includes 13 municipalities and is home to world-famous theme parks, one of the nation’s largest convention centers and a thriving life science research park. Seven elected members make up the Board of County Commissioners, including the Mayor, who is elected countywide. For more information, please visit www.OCFL.net or go to Orange County Government’s social media channels.