Social Services Grant Application Deadline July 3

ST. PETERSBURG – Social service agencies may now apply for $354,000 in competitive grants from the city of St. Petersburg. Grant applications are due Monday, July 3, by 4 p.m. and are available online at

Applications should be delivered to St. Petersburg City Hall, 175 Fifth St. N, St. Petersburg.

Funding is limited to social service programs that provide homeless services and/or homeless prevention services. Priority for funding: homeless families with minor or dependent children; unaccompanied youth; and rapid rehousing for families/individuals.

To qualify for the 2018 Social Action Funding Program, applicants must have attended a mandatory Bidders and Technical Workshop held on June 2.

Grant awards will not be offered to agencies requesting less than $10,000 or more than $40,000. An agency can request funding for more than one program, but the total request for these competitive funds cannot exceed $40,000. Agencies must submit only one application.

In Fiscal Year 2017, the city allocated social services grants to 17 organizations in the community. For more information, visit

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