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Month: March 2024

CSC Leon Local Funding Opportunity

Summer Camps for Children with Special Needs RFA

The Children’s Services Council of Leon County (CSC Leon) has released a short-term, mini-funding cycle to support nonprofit organizations that provide inclusive and enriching summer camp experiences for children with special needs. If approved, an organization may be awarded up to $75,000 in funding for a period of four months (May 1 – August 30).…
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CSC Leon Intent to Award Summer 2024

Intent to Award Summer Enrichment Programs for 2024 Released

March 13, 2024: On Thursday, March 7, the Children’s Services Council of Leon County (CSC Leon) approved the intent to fund 11 applications received as part of its funding cycle for Summer Enrichment 2024. This funding is designed to expand the capacity of programs to better meet needs of children, youth, and families in Leon County during the summer of…
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Intent to Award Sips Round 3 (CSC Leon Tree Logo)

Five More Small Nonprofits Selected for Funding, bringing total to 25 SIPS Recipients

On Thursday, March 7, the Children’s Services Council of Leon County (CSC Leon) approved the intent to fund five applications from its third round of the “Small Investments for Program Success” (SIPS) Initiative. The objective of this one-time, short-term funding is to allow small, nonprofits access to funding outside of the more robust priority funding cycles to…
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Summer Youth Expo; carton children skipping


More than 900 children will receive free summer camp from at least 11 different programs On Saturday, March 23, we will host the second annual Summer Youth Expo on the grounds of FAMU Developmental Research School, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. This family-friendly event is designed to be a “one-stop shop” showcase to connect…
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Family Listening Sessions for Early Supports

Five Listening Sessions, One Giant Topic Parents and Providers Weigh In On Early Supports During the month of February, the CSC Leon team hosted multiple family listening sessions. Our goal was to determine what kindergarten readiness means to families and what supports are necessary to ensure early childhood success. Between the five different sessions we…
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UPDATE: CSC Leon issues contract for Family Resource Center Management ITN

February 20, 2024: We are getting ready to embark on a new way of service delivery in Leon County. Using national, evidence-based standards to guide our steps toward improving outcomes for children and families, we will create a system of neighborhood based Family Resource Centers. We look forward to leveraging the community partnership school experience…
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