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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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CSC Leon Local Funding Opportunity

SIPS Round 3 Now Open

The third round of the Children’s Services Council of Leon County (CSC Leon) “Small Investment for Program Success” (SIPS) funding is now open. The goal of this opportunity is to allow smaller community partners to receive investments outside of established priority funding cycles. If approved, an organization may be awarded up to $15,000 in funding…
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Ten More Small Nonprofits Selected for Funding in Second Round of SIPS

CSC Leon hosted its last regular council meeting of the year on December 21. The agenda was packed with action items including the approval of a summer internship program, selection of a Family Resource Center Management partner, and a presentation by Mr. Shington Lamy from Leon County regarding a proposal to realign priorities for the…
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CSC Leon hosted first ‘Family Book Fair’ to promote early literacy for the Holidays

The Council, along with various community partners, provided free resources and age-appropriate materials to foster reading skills development during the coming winter break. TALLAHASSEE, FL – On Monday, December 11, the Children’s Services Council of Leon County (CSC Leon) hosted its first-ever Family Book Fair. More than 50 children and their families participated in the…
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Strategic Planning Narrows Council Focus

Collectively, the Council desires to shift its focus for funding priorities away from all eight (8) impact areas, as originally identified in July 2021, to possibly just one or two for the upcoming fiscal years. This narrowing of focus is intended to invest more dollars for solutions that address root causes of certain issues, like Kindergarten Readiness and Youth Mental Health.

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.

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Partnership with FSU and Leon County Schools to Build Resiliency in Pre-K Students

Nearly 200 professionals and more than 1,200 young students will benefit from this investment. TALLAHASSEE, FL – Earlier this week, the Leon County School Board (LCS) approved a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Florida State University (FSU) committing in-kind resources to support the implementation of “Rebound & Recovery.” This cognitive behavioral resiliency program is funded…
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CSC Leon Local Funding Opportunity

SIPS Round 2 Opens Today

The Children’s Services Council of Leon County (CSC Leon) opens its second round of “Small Investment for Program Success” (SIPS) funding to allow smaller community partners to receive investments outside of established priority funding cycles. If approved, an organization may be awarded up to $15,000 in funding in one of four categories: Only 501(c)(3) organizations…
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Meet Marshall!

We are thrilled to announce Marshall Waters as our contract Community Relations Coordinator. Marshall is a storyteller at heart…