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Lake County accepting grant applications for youth and elder services

Lake County’s Office of Housing and Community Services is opening requests for grant applications for as much as $25,000. These grants can be used to fund youth intervention/prevention programs and human services programs. Applications will be accepted through Wednesday, May 15.

Applicable programs include: 

  • CHILDREN’S SERVICES COUNCIL – Youth prevention and/or intervention programs that serve at-risk children emphasizing one or more of the following needs: abuse and neglect; after-school and out-of-school programs; mental, physical, or behavioral health; subsidized childcare; healthy choices/good decisions. 
  • HUMAN SERVICES – Elder and family prevention and/or intervention programs that serve at-risk individuals emphasizing one or more of the following needs: mortgage assistance; food; achieving economic self-sufficiency; and services that assist with independent living for elders and the disabled. 
    Applicants may only apply for one of the two grants. The deadline to submit grant applications is Wednesday, May 15, at 4 p.m.  To request a copy of the grant application form, please email your request to HHS@lakecountyfl.gov, or visit https://www.lakecountyfl.gov/Human-Services/Grant-Opportunities

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