Community Agency Partnership Program (CAPP)

Overview
Overview
Reducing Poverty in Alchua County 

​CAPP utilizes a competitive funding process for programs offered by area non-profit organizations that reduce the impact of poverty among Alachua County residents.

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Eligibility:
Eligibility:

Non-governmental, non-profit, 501(c)(3) agencies/organizations with a physical location in Alachua County that offer programs that serve to reduce the impact of poverty among residents of Alachua County.

Funding priorities are established by the Board of County Commissioners and currently include services targeted to the following:  Child education (6-18 yrs.); Child safety (6-18 yrs.); Disabilities/Health maintenance, Homeless/Housing; Hunger relief; and Seniors.​

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Funding:
Funding:

The amount of funding is determined yearly by the County Commission.  Historically, funding has generally increased over the years as a result of an increase in the County's overall general revenue and the County Commission's continued support of the program.  This current year, the Commission's CAPP allocation amounted to nearly $1,288,000.

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Type of Process:
Type of Process:

​The RFA (Request For Application) process requires a written application submitted by agencies whose proposal(s) must meet minimum eligibility criteria for consideration.  Qualifying applications are then assessed by a citizens' grant review committee, which in turn presents its funding recommendations to the County Commission.  The County Commission decides which programs to fund and at waht amount in a publicly noticed meeting.

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Funding Fiscal Year:
Funding Fiscal Year:

​October 01 - September 30​​

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Applications:
Applications:

Applications may not be turned in prior to announcement of the availability of grant application materials.  Announcements are advertised in the Gainesville Sun newspaper, on public access Channel 12 and via e-mail.

To be added to the e-mail notification list, please refer the Get Notified page.

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Mission

  • To reduce the impact of poverty among residents by funding 501(c) (3) organizations that provide basic need services to eligible agency clients. ​​
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Contact

  • Gene Tysowsky
  • CAPP/CHOICES Program Manager
  • 218 SE 24th Street
  • Gainesville, FL 32641
  • Phone: 352-264-6707
  • Fax: 352-264-6703
  • TDD/TTY users, please call 711 (Florida Relay Service)

If any accommodations are needed for persons with disabilities, please contact the Equal Opportunity Office at (352) 374-5275 or (352) 374-5284 TDD.

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