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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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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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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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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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CSC Leon Intent to Award: SIPS, Round 2 (decorative logo)

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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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.

CSC Leon, Children's Services of Leon County, Rebound and Recovery (image of tree logo with family)

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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