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Category: Summer

Books Balls and Blocks Free Childhood Screening Event

Free Screening and Resources to Help Young Children Thrive

TALLAHASSEE, FL – On Friday, June 28, the Children’s Services Council of Leon County (CSC Leon) will host its second “Books, Balls & Blocks” Early Childhood Developmental Screening at its office. Families are invited to come and “play” between 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. This interactive parent-child event is fun and entertaining, in addition to…
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Summer Camps for Youth; carton children skipping

CSC Leon Expands Access to Summer Camps for Hundreds of Families Across Tallahassee

On March 7, the Children’s Services Council of Leon County (CSC Leon) approved $1.7M in funding to serve more than 900 children in 11 different programs all summer long. Then, on April 18, CSC Leon authorized funding for summer camp scholarships to an additional seven programs that almost exclusively serve children and youth with unique…
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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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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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CSC Leon Local Funding Opportunity

Summer Enrichment 2024

CSC Leon has released its next funding opportunity for “Summer Enrichment” during 2024. We intend to “raise the bar” on quality standard implementation for youth development programs.

CSC Leon Update: Summer Bridge 2023

UPDATE: CSC Leon issues 17 contracts for its Summer Bridge 2023 Program

June 15, 2023: The Children’s Services Council of Leon County (CSC Leon) executed contracts with 17 community investment partners for the provision of youth development and meals for the summer months. The total investment, after comprehensive budget audit, is $1,692,427.09. CSC Leon anticipates providing more than 1,100 youth with a summer learning experience and serving…
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CSC Leon is now hiring: Program and Quality Assurance Specialist

Now Hiring: Program & Quality Assurance Specialist

The Children’s Services Council of Leon County (CSC Leon) seeks a program and quality assurance specialist to join its team dedicated to the development of the organization as a catalyst for positive change to improve the lives and outcomes of children, youth and families in our community. Overview of Children’s Services CouncilChildren’s Services Councils (CSCs),…
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CSC Leon Seeking Volunteers (Logo of Growing Family Tree)

Seeking Volunteers!

CSC Leon seeks to engage community volunteers to serve as members of various Evaluations Teams to help review proposals for funding from our upcoming application opportunities. When the Council releases Community Investment Partnership (CIP – community providers) funding announcements, the services of these diverse and experienced panel members that represent a wide variety of professions,…
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Summer 2022: 30 Programs Funded

CSC Leon Announces Summer 2022 Investment Partners

CSC Leon invests $1.56 million to fund cross-cutting child and youth programs for the summer The Children’s Services Council of Leon County (CSC Leon) has issued 29 contracts to fund the expansion of 30 existing programs for summer 2022. These one-time, short-term investments total $1,565,481.69 across the three priority areas detailed below and are anticipated…
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