Additional Resources
Office of Community Services (OCS) CSBG Dear Colleague Letters

Office of Community Services (OCS) Information Memorandums

National Associations

Regional Community Action Associations

State Community Action Associations

United States Government Agencies

State of Florida Agencies

Florida's Community Action Agencies or CSBG Eligible Entities

Other Partners

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Additional Resources


US GOVERNMENT AGENCIES
Excluded Parties List System (EPLS)
This Web site is provided as a public service by General Services Administration (GSA) for the purpose of efficiently and conveniently disseminating information on parties that are excluded from receiving Federal contracts, certain subcontracts, and certain Federal financial and nonfinancial assistance and benefits, pursuant to the provisions of 31 U.S.C. 6101, note, E.O. 12549, E.O. 12689, 48 CFR 9.404, and each agency's codification of the Common Rule for Nonprocurement suspension and debarment.
FirstGov For NonProfits
The US Government's Offical Web Portal
HUD's Center for Faith-Based and Community Initiatives
The Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships serves as a resource center for secular and faith-based non-profit organizations seeking to partner with HUD to address the housing and community development needs of the neighborhoods in which they operate.
The Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance
The online Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance gives you access to a database of all Federal programs available to State and local governments (including the District of Columbia); federally-recognized Indian tribal governments; Territories (and possessions) of the United States; domestic public, quasi-public, and private profit and nonprofit organizations and institutions; specialized groups; and individuals.
US Census Bureau
The United States Census Bureau serves as the leading source of quality data about the nation's people and economy.
US Department of Agriculture (USDA)
The USDA provides leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, and related issues based on sound public policy, the best available science, and efficient management.
US Department of Agriculture Rural Development
The US Department of Agriculture Rural Development is committed to helping improve the economy and quality of life in rural America.
US Department of Energy Weatherization Assistance Program
The Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) enables low-income families to permanently reduce their energy bills by making their homes more energy efficient.
US Department of Health & Human Services Administration on Aging
The Administration on Aging (AoA) is the Federal agency responsible for advancing the concerns and interests of older people and their caregivers. AoA works with and through the Aging Services Network to promote the development of a comprehensive and coordinated system of home and community-based long-term care that is responsive to the needs and preferences of older people and their family caregivers.
US Department of Health and Human Services
Link to the Administration for Children and Families Agency within the US Department of Health and Human Services. This Agency provides oversight for Federal programs that promote the economic and social well being of families, children, individuals and communities.
US Department of HHS - Administration for CFS - Head Start Bureau
Head Start is a federal program that promotes the school readiness of children ages birth to 5 from low-income families by enhancing their cognitive, social and emotional development.
US Department of Housing and Urban Development
HUD’s mission is to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all. HUD is working to strengthen the housing market to bolster the economy and protect consumers; meet the need for quality affordable rental homes: utilize housing as a platform for improving quality of life; build inclusive and sustainable communities free from discrimination; and transform the way HUD does business.
STATE OF FLORIDA AGENCIES
Florida Commission on Responsible Fatherhood
In 1996, the Governor and the State Legislature realized the need to create Florida's Commission on Responsible Fatherhood and to commit resources to address the complex social, emotional and financial climate that has resulted in 30 percent of Florida's children being fatherless. Since 1997, the Commission has funded 27 programs in 35 counties, reaching out to over 5,400 fathers or nearly 11,000 children in Florida.
Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Affairs
The mission of the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is to safeguard the public and support Florida's agricultural economy
Click on the following link to access the Florida Farmers' Market Nutrition Program: http://florida-agriculture.com/consumers/fnr/fmnp/
Florida Department of Children & Families (DCF)
The Department of Children & Families is committed to working in partnership with local communities to ensure safety, well-being and self-sufficiency for the people we serve.
Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO)
Link to the Florida Community Service Block Grant Program Description and Eligibity Requirements.
Click on the following link to access the Directory of One Stop Centers in your area: http://www.floridajobs.org/onestop/onestopdir/index.html
Click on the following link to access the Florida Rural Economic Development Initiative (REDI): http://http://www.florida-redi.com/
Florida Department of Education (DOE)
Food and Nutrition Management Programs
Florida Department of Elder Affairs
The Florida Department of Elder Affairs is the agency constitutionally designated by Florida voters to "serve as the primary state agency" responsible for administering human services programs for the elderly. (Section 430.03 Florida Statutes). Its purpose is to serve elders in all aspect possible ways to help them keep their self-sufficiency and self-determination. Click on the following link to access the Areas on Aging (AAA): http://elderaffairs.state.fl.us/doea/aaa.php
Florida Head Start Association The Florida Head Start Association is the statewide voice for Head Start programs and the children and families they serve. The Association is enriched by its active and diverse membership, professionalism, collaboration, accountability, and positive outcomes. The FHSA promotes excellence through data-driven decision making, professional development opportunities, effective communication and exemplary leadership.
Florida Head Start State Collaboration Office
The Florida Head Start State Collaboration Office (FHSSCO) is a federally funded office with the specific purpose of supporting and improving collaboration between Head Start and other providers of educational, medical, and social services in Florida.
Florida Public Services Commission - Lifeline Assistance Program
This program offers assistance to qualified residential telephone customers and consumers receiving state and federal assistance such as TANF, food stamps, Medicaid, LIHEAP, SSI, or Federal Public Housing Assistance. For more information click on the link above.
University of Florida IFAS - Rural Counties Studies
Economic Impact Analysis Program at the University of Florida is housed in the Department of Food and Resource Economics and supported by a group of faculty with expertise in regional, marine, and natural resource economics.
Volunteer Florida - The Governor's Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service
VOLUNTEER FLORIDA believes that "strengthening Florida's communities through volunteerism and service" is not just a mission statement; it's a way of life. Now, more than ever, Floridians of all ages are ready to answer the call and lend a hand in their local communities.
NATIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
Americans for Immigrant Justice (formerly FIAC)
Grounded in real-world, real-people experience, AI Justice’s direct work with immigrant clients informs its broader policy work. Its multicultural and multilingual staff works to build alliances between immigrant and nonimmigrant groups, including government, civic, social and faith-based communities.
Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP)
CLASP seeks to improve the lives of low-income people.
Coalition on Human Needs (CHN)
The Coalition on Human Needs is an alliance of national organizations working together to promote public policies that address the needs of low-income and other vulnerable people.
Community Action Partnership (CAP)
The Community Action Partnership was established in 1972 as the National Association of Community Action Agencies (NACAA) and is the national organization representing the interests of the 1,000 Community Action Agencies (CAAs) working to fight poverty at the local level.
Community Action Program Legal Services (CAPLAW), Inc.
Community Action Program Legal Services (CAPLAW) is a non-profit tax-exempt 501(c)(3) membership corporation. It is managed by a Board of Directors composed of current and former CAA executive directors from across the country. Its staff is based in Boston, with a coordinator in Washington, D.C.
Early Head Start National Resource Center
Early Head Start (EHS) is a federally funded community-based program for low-income families with infants and toddlers and pregnant women.
Feeding America
Feeding America is the nation's leading domestic hunger-relief charity. Our mission is to feed America's hungry through a nationwide network of member food banks and engage our country in the fight to end hunger.
Housing Assistance Council - (HAC)
A nonprofit corporation headquartered in Washington, D.C. helping local organizations build affordable homes in rural America since 1971. HAC emphasizes local solutions, empowerment of the poor, reduced dependence and self-help strategies. HAC assists in the development of both single- and multi-family homes and promotes homeownership for working low-income rural families through a self-help, "sweat equity" construction method. The Housing Assistance Council offers services to public, nonprofit and private organizations throughout the rural United States. HAC also maintains a special focus on high-need groups and regions: Indian country, the Mississippi Delta, farmworkers, the Southwest border colonias and Appalachia.
Meals on Wheels Association of America
The Meals On Wheels Association of America is the oldest and largest national organization composed of and representing local, community-based Senior Nutrition Programs in all 50 U.S. states, as well as the U.S. Territories.
National Association for State Community Services Programs (NASCSP)
NASCSP’s mission is to assist states in responding to poverty issues. NASCSP members are state administrators of the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Weatherization Assistance Program (DOE/WAP). The CSBG, administered by the states, provides core funding to local agencies to reduce poverty, revitalize low-income communities and to empower low-income families to become self-sufficient. The DOE/WAP helps low-income families reduce their energy costs by making homes more energy-efficient. The local agencies funded by these programs provide a wide range of services such as weatherization, energy assistance, child care, job training, and housing. NASCSP keeps its members, the federal government, and other interested parties informed about issues related to CSBG and DOE/WAP through its publications.
National Community Action Foundation (NCAF)
The National Community Action Foundation (NCAF) is a private, non-profit organization which serves as an advocate and lobbyist for low-income programs. Founded in 1981, NCAF members are Community Action Agencies (CAAs) and state and regional associations of CAAs. NCAF is governed by an elected, volunteer board of Directors. NCAF works closely with Members of Congress, federal and state agencies, the executive branch both in Washington, D.C. and the states, and with other public interest groups to maintain adequate funding for anti-poverty programs and to shape future social policy directions.
National Head Start Association (NHSA)
The National Head Start Association (NHSA) is a private not-for profit membership organization representing more than 900,000 children, 190,000 staff and 2,500 Head Start programs in America. It is governed by a 49-member Board of Directors composed of a director, staff, parent and friend representative from each of the twelve federal regions and the immediate past president. NHSA provides a national forum for the continued enhancement of Head Start services for children prenatal through age five and their families. It is the only national organization dedicated exclusively to the concerns of the Head Start community.
National Rural Housing Coalition (News & Publications)
NRHC works daily to promote and defend the principle that rural people have the right, regardless of income, to a decent place to live or an affordable home, clean drinking water, and basic community services.
Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships
The Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships works to build bridges between the federal government and nonprofit organizations, both secular and faith-based, to better serve Americans in need.
Second Harvest
Second Harvest Heartland works to reinvent hunger relief through leadership and innovation.
The Foundation Center
Established in 1956 and today supported by close to 550 foundations, the Foundation Center is the leading source of information about philanthropy worldwide.
REGIONAL COMMUNITY ACTION ASSOCIATIONS
Region I New England Community Action Partnership
Connecticut, Maine, Massachusettes, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont
Region II Community Action Partnership
New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands
Region III Mid-Atlantic Community Action Association
Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, District of Columbia
Region IV Southeastern Association of Community Action Agencies
Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee
Region V Mid-America Community Action Association
Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin
Region VI Community Action Association
Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas
Region VII Association of Community Action Agencies
Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska
Region VIII Community Action Partnership
Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming
Region VIIII Community Action Association
Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Micronesia, Trust Territories, American Samoa, Guam
Region X Pacific Northwest Community Action Association
Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington
STATE COMMUNITY ACTION ASSOCIATIONS
(Alabama) Community Action Association of Alabama
Ron Gilbert, Executive Director
Email: rgilbert@caaalabama.org
601 19th Street N
Birmingham, AL 35203
Phone: 205.323.6674 Fax: 888.580.5459
Arizona Community Action Association
Cynthia Zwick, Executive Director
Email: czwick@azcaa.org
2700 North 3rd Street, Suite 3040
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Phone: 602.604.0640 Fax: 602.604.0644
Arkansas Community Action Agencies Association
Rebecca Reynolds, Executive Director
Email: rreynolds@acaaa.org
300 Spring Street, Suite 1020
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: 501.372.0807 Fax: 501.372.0891
California/Nevada Community Action Partnership
John A. Heath, Executive Director
Email: jheath@cal-neva.org
225 30th Street, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95816
Phone: 916.443.1721 Fax: 916.325.2549
Colorado Community Action Association
Josiah Masingale, Executive Director
Email: josiah@coloradocommunityaction.org
P.O. Box 18321
Denver, CO 80218
Phone: 303.949.9934
Connecticut Association for Community Action
Edith Karsky, Executive Director
Email: edithk@crtct.org
144 Clinton Street
New Britain, CT 06053
Phone: 860.832.9438 Fax: 860.832.9493
Florida Association for Community Action, Inc.
Wilma K. McKay, Executive Director
Email: wilma@faca.org
325 John Knox Rd Bldg F-210
Tallahassee, FL 32303
Phone: 850.224.4774 Fax: 850.224.5762
Georgia Community Action Association
Lorraine Daniels, Executive Director
Email: LorraineDaniels@georgiacaa.net
1000 Main Street
Forest Park, GA 30297
Phone: 404.361.4442 Fax: 404.361.5959
Hawaii Association of Community Action
Sandy Baz, President
No Executive Director
Email: sandy@meoinc.org
P.O. Box 2122
Kahului, HI 96732
Phone: 808.249.2990 Fax: 808.249.2991
Idaho - Community Action Partnership Association of Idaho
Christina Zamora, Executive Director
Email: czamora@capai.org
3350 West Americana Terrace, Suite 360
Boise, ID 83706
Phone: 208.375.7382 Fax: 208.342.2078
Illinois Association of Community Action Association
Dalitso Sulamoyo, Executive Director
Email: sulamoyo@iacaanet.org
3435 Liberty Street
Springfield, IL 62704-1090
Phone: 217.789.0125 Fax: 217.789.0139
Indiana Community Action Association
Ed Gerardot, Executive Director
Email: egerardo@incap.org
1845 West 18th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Phone: 317.638.4232 Fax: 317.634.7947
Iowa Community Action Association
Lana Shope, Executive Director
Email: llross@iowacaa.com
1620 Pleasant St. Suite 214
Des Moines, IA 50314-1677
Phone: 515.244.0328 Fax: 515.280.3377
Kansas Association of Community Action Programs
Garry Brunk, Executive Director
Email: gary@kacap.org
455 SE Golf Park Blvd
Topeka, KS 66605
Phone: 785.234.0878 Fax: 785.234.1652
Kentucky- Community Action Kentucky
Rob Jones, Executive Director
Email: rob@capky.org
101 Burch Court
Frankfort, KY 40601
Phone 502.875.5863 Fax: 502.875.5865
Louisiana Association of Community Action Partnerships
Jon Phelps, Interim Executive Director
Email: jphelps@lacapmail.org
11637 Industriplex Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Phone: 225.298.3323 Fax: 225.298.3325
Maine Community Action Association
Rick McCarthy, Senior Advisor
Email: rmccarthy@wmca.org
P.O. Box 200
East Wilton, ME 04234-0200
Phone:207.485.4626 Fax:207.645.9604
Maryland Community Action Partnership
Michael E. Young, Executive Director
Email: myoung@maryland-cap.org
420 Chinquapin Round Road, Suite 2-I
Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone: 443.482.5168 Fax:443.482.5104
Massachusetts Association for Community Action
Joseph Diamond, Executive Director
Email: joediamond@masscap.org
105 Chauncy Street, Suite 301
Boston, MA 02111
Phone: 617.357.6086 Fax: 617.357.6542
Michigan Community Action Agency Association
Kate White, Executive Director
Email: kwhite@mcaaa.org
2173 Commons Parkway
Okemos, MI 48864
Phone: 517.321.7500 Fax: 517.321.7504
Minnesota Community Action Association
Arnie Anderson, Executive Director
Email: arnieanderson@minncap.org
MCIT Building
100 Empire Drive, Suite 202
Saint Paul, MN 55103
Phone: 651-645-7425 Fax: 651.645.7399
Mississippi Association of Community Action Agencies
Mayo Wilson, Executive Director
Email: megsas_99@yahoo.com
975 North Street
Jackson, MS 32902
Phone: 601.944.1747 Fax: 601.944.1748
Missouri Association for Community Action
Heather Lockard, Executive Director
Email: hlockard@communityaction.org
2014 William Street
Jefferson City, MO 65109
Phone: 573.634.2969 Fax: 573.636.9440
Montana Community Action Agency Association
Bob Buzzas, Executive Director
Email: civicconsulting@msn.com
321 E. Main, Suite 316
Bozeman, MT 59715
Phone: 406.586.1572 Fax: 406.522.8232
Nebraska - Community Action of Nebraska
Roger Furrer, Executive Director
Email: rfurrer@canhelp.org
210 O Street, Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68508
Phone: 402.471.3714 Fax: 402.471.3481
New Hampshire Community Action Association
Gale Hennessy, President
Email: gale@snhs.org
No Executive Director
c/o Southern New Hampshire Services, Inc.
P.O. Box 5040
Manchester, NH 03108
Phone: 603.668.8010 Fax: 603.645.6734
New Jersey Community Action Association
Vanessa Wilson, Executive Director
Email: vwilson@njcaanet.org
900 Berkley Avenue
Trenton, NJ 08608
Phone: 609.392.1110 Fax: 609.392.1397
New Mexico Association of Community Partners
Carolyn VanderGiesen, Executive Director
Email: nmcapabq@gmail.com
5105 Copper Ave NE
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87108-7596
Phone: 505.321.1291 Fax: 888.613.7083
New York State Community Action Association
Karla Digirolamo, CEO
Email: kdigirolamo@nyscommunityaction.org
2 Charles Boulevard
Guilderland, NY 12084
Phone:518.690.0491 EX:24 Fax: 518.690.0498
North Carolina Community Action Association
Sharon Cousar Goodson, Executive Director
Email: sharon.goodson@nccaanet
4428 Louisburg Road, Suite 101
Raleigh, NC 27616
Phone: 919.790.5757 Fax: 919.790.5767
North Dakota Community Action Association Partnership
Andrea Olson, Executive Director
Email: andreao@capnd.org
3233 S. University Drive
Fargo, ND 58104-6221
Phone: 701.232.2452 Fax: 701.298.3115
Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies
Philip E. Cole, Executive Director
Email: phil@oacaa.org
50 West Broad Street, Suite 1616
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: 614.224.8500 Fax: 614.224.2587
Oklahoma Association of Community Action Agencies
Michael E. Jones, Executive Director
Email: michaeljones@okacaa.org
605 Centennial Blvd
Edmund, OK 73013
Phone: 405.949.1495 Fax: 405.509.2712
Oregon - Community Action Association of Oregon
Janet Merrell, Interim Executive Director
Email:janet@caporegon.org
350 Mission Street SE, Suite 201
Salem, OR 97302
Phone: 503.316.3951 Fax: 503.363.0113
Pennsylvania - Community Action Association of PA
Susan A. Moore-Wychulis, CEO
Email: susan@thecaap.org
222 Pine Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101
Phone: 717.233.1075 Fax: 717.232.1014
Puerto Rico Community Action Association - Associacion de Agencias Comunales de Puerto Rico, Inc.
Sonia Nieves, Executive Director
Email: prcca1@yahoo.com
Calle Luis Munoz Rivera #3, Bajos
Guaynabo, PR 00969
Phone: 787.720.6172 Fax: 787.790.6135
Rhode Island Community Action Association
Paula McFarland, Executive Director
Email: pmcfarland@ricommunityaction.org
311 Doric Avenue
Cranston, RI 02910
Phone: 401.941.0774 Fax: 401.467.9030
South Carolina Association of Community Action Partnerships
Jessica McMoore, Executive Director
Email: jmsccapa@bellsouth.net
2700 Middleburg Drive, Suite 213
Columbia, SC 29204
Phone: 803.771.9404 Fax: 803.771.9619
South Dakota - Inter-Lakes Community Action Partnership
Cindy Dannenbring, Executive Director
Email: cdannenbring@interlakescap.com
111 N. Van Eps Avenue
Madison, SD 57042
Phone: 605.256.6518 Fax: 605.256.2238
Tennessee Association of Community Action
Kreda F. Yokley, Executive Director
Email: kedrafy@gmail.com
800 2nd Avenue North
Nashville, TN 37201
Phone: 629.888.0233 Fax: 615.862.8871
Texas Association of Community Action Agencies
Stella Rodriquez, Executive Director
Email: stella@tacaa.org
2512 I.H. 35 South, Suite 100
Austin, TX 78704-5772
Phone: 512.462.2555 EX:204 Fax: 512.462.2004
Utah Community Action Partnership Association
Paul Leggett, Executive Director
Email: paul@caputah.org
230 South 500 West, Suite 260
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Phone: 801.433.3025 Fax: 801.596.2011
Vermont Community Action Association
Linda Rooker, Administrator
Email: lrooker175@aol.com
45 Union Street
Rutland, VT 05701
Phone: 802.775.0878 Fax: 802.775.9949
Virginia Community Action Partnership
Jim Schuyler, Executive Director
Email: jschuyler@vacap.org
707 East Franklin Street, Suite B
Richmond, VA 23219
Phone: 804.644.0417 Fax: 804.644.5914
Washington State Community Action Partnership
Merritt Mount, Executive Director
Email: mmount@wapartnership.org
P.O. Box 7130
Olympia, WA 98507
Phone: 360.888.8033
West Virginia Community Action Partnerhip
Mary L. Chips, Executive Director
Email: mchipps@suddenlinkmail.com
2 Hale Street, Suite 100
Charleston, WV 25301
Phone: 304.347.2277 Fax: 304.347.2001
Wisconsin Community Action Program Association - WISCAP
Bob Jones, Executive Director
Email: bjones@wiscap.org
1310 Mendota Street, Suite 107
Madison, WI 53714-1039
Phone: 608.244.4422 Fax: 608.244.4064
Wyoming Community Action Partnerships
Joe Ramirez, Administrator
Email: wcap@wyoming.com
PO Box 4113
Cheyenne, WY 82003
Phone: 307.635.1671 Fax: 307.635.0590
OTHER FACA PARTNERS
Florida Alliance of CDCs
The Florida Alliance of Community Development Corporations (FLACDC) is a statewide membership organization of community-based development corporations (CDCs), community housing development organizations (CHDOs), community action agencies (CAAs) and their partners and stakeholders.
Florida Housing Coalition
The Florida Housing Coalition, Inc., is a nonprofit, statewide membership organization whose mission is to act as a catalyst to bring together housing advocates and resources so that all Floridians have a quality affordable home and suitable living environment.
Neighborhood Housing Services of South Florida.
Neighborhood Housing Services of South Florida (NHSSF), a non-profit “one-stop-shop,” has worked to revitalize neighborhoods and strengthen communities in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties.
South Florida Community Development Coalition
South Florida Community Development Coalition (SFCDC) is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to building communities and developing assets in Miami-Dade County.
Coalition of Florida Farmworker Organization, Inc. (COFFO)
COFFO is a statewide organization whose main objective is to enhance the living and working conditions of migrant and seasonal farmworkers and the rural poor in Florida. It is governed by a nine(9) member Board of Directors and has offices in Homestead, Florida City, Immokalee, and Belle Glade. Through its coalition COFFO delivers services to farmworkers and the rural poor in 13 counties in the state of Florida and works with other farmworker organizations to ensure that farmworkers are benefiting from the services available and that duplicity is kept to a minimum.
Family & Children Faith Coalition (FCFC)
The Family & Children Faith Coalition (FCFC) is an information and resource center for South Florida's faith community. FCFC's purpose is to mobilize, assist and equip Miami's ethnically diverse faith community to more effectively serve families, youth and children and to encourage cooperation, where possible, with local agencies and community-based groups.
Florida Coalition for the Homeless
The Florida Coalition for the Homeless (FCH) is a dynamic organization whose membership and Board of Directors include homeless advocates, service providers, members of the faith-based community, formerly homeless persons, educators, attorneys, mental health professionals and many others statewide who are committed to putting an end to homelessness and improving the conditions of persons living without shelter.
Florida Impact
Florida Impact, founded in 1979, is a statewide network governed by a policy board of 23 Christian and Jewish groups, community-based organizations of low-income people, and direct-service providers. This partnership led the fight for school breakfasts, the Emergency Family Housing Assistance Program for homeless families, and the elimination of several laws that discriminate against farmworkers. Impact also helped win legislative victories to ensure the rights of farmworkers to know about hazardous chemicals to their workplace; establish an environmental justice commission to study and recommend changes for the disproportionate placement of toxic waste sites in low-income neighborhoods; and regulate the labor pool industry to prevent the exploitation of low-wage workers.
Florida KidCare
Florida KidCare offers affordable, low-cost health insurance for the uninsured children of Florida. No interview required, just fill out and mail the easy, one-page application and you will be informed if your child is eligible.
Florida Prosperity Partnership
The Florida Prosperity Partnership wants ALL Floridians have equal opportunities to attain financial stability. Their mission is to engage, through a statewide collaboration of organizations that are holistically focused, in providing life-enhancing services to Floridians. Their goal is to convene individuals and organizations with the desire to leverage their talent, resources, and passion to improve the prosperity of Florida’s families.
Grants Information Collection
Resources for NonProfit Organizations
Panhandle Area Migrant Education Center
Migrant farm workers are an indispensable part of American agriculture, yet by every measure, these people are our most depressed workers. They work from sunrise until dark under unsanitary and dangerous conditions. The average life expectancy of a migrant farm worker is forty-nine compared to seventy-five for the general population. Migrant family income is one-fifth the national average. And, most alarmingly, only one migrant child in ten graduates from high school. To break the cycle of poverty and illiteracy, the Region I Migrant Education Program's goal is to link migrant families to services and programs that support the well being and education of their children.
Region IV Head Start Association
Region IV Head Start Association is a professional organization that serves as an advocate for Head Start children, parents, and staff in the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.
Salvation Army
Link to all Florida Locations.
Switchboard of Miami, Inc.
Switchboard of Miami connects all people in need with community resources, provides counseling and empowers individuals 24 x 7 with just one call.
The Children's Campaign
A statewide network that engages citizens to take action and hold our leaders accountable to create public policy and enact legislation for the health, safety, education, and well-being of Florida’s children.
United Way of Florida
Click on the Link above to find the location nearest you!
FLORIDA'S COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCIES or CSBG ELIGIBLE ENTITIES
Agricultural & Labor Program, Inc.
Deloris Johnson, CEO
Email: djohnson@alpi.org
300 Lynchburg Road
Lake Alfred, FL 33850
Phone: 863.956.3491 Fax: 863.956.3357
Counties served: Highlands, Polk
Brevard County BOCC Department of Housing & Human Services
Ian Golden, Director
Email: ian.golden@brevardcounty.us
2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way Bldg B, 1st Floor
Viera, FL 32940
Phone: 321.633.2007 Fax: 321.633.2170
Counties served: Brevard
Broward County Board of County Commissioners Department of Human Services, CAA
Raynold Sam, Executive Director
Email: rsam@broward.org
Edgar P. Mills Multi-Purpose Center
900 N.W. 31st Avenue Suite 3100
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
Phone: 954.357.5025 Fax: 954.357.5026
Counties served: Broward
Capital Area Community Action Agency, Inc.
Tim Center, ESQ., Executive Director
Email: tim.center@cacaainc.org
309 Office Plaza Drive
Tallahassee, FL 32301
Phone: 850.222.2043 Fax: 850.942.2090
Counties served: Calhoun, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Jefferson, Leon, Liberty
Central Florida Community Action Agency, Inc.
Charles Harris, CEO
Email: charris@cfcaa.org
1405 Northwest 13th Street, Suite B
Gainesville, FL 32601
Phone: 352.378.5892 X 210 Fax: 352.378.2168
Counties served: Alachua, Levy, Marion
Charlotte County Board of County Commissioners Department of Human Services
Victoria Carpenter, Director
Email: vikki.carpenter@charlottefl.com
1050 Loveland Blvd
Port Charlotte, FL 33980
Phone: 941.833.6500 Fax: 941.833.6565
Counties served: Charlotte
Coalition of Florida Farmworker Organizations, Inc.
Arturo Lopez, Executive Director
Email: coffo.inc@coffo.org
778 West Palm Drive
Florida City, FL 33034
Phone: 305.246.0357 Fax: 305.256.2445
Counties served: Dade, Collier
Community Action Program Committee, Inc.
Douglas Brown, Executive Director
Email: d.brown@capc-pensacola.org
1380 North Palafox Street
Pensacola, FL 32591
Phone: 850.438.4021 Fax: 850.438.0121
Counties served: Escambia, Okaloosa
Economic Opportunities Council of Indian River County, Inc.
Leonard Edwards, Executive Director
Email: m.taylor@eocofirc.net
2455 St. Lucie Avenue
Vero Beach, FL 32961
Phone: 772.562.4177 Fax: 772.794.7597
Counties served: Indian River
Hillsborough County Family and Aging Services Community Action Program
Audrey Ziegler, Social Services Division Director
Email: ZieglerA@hillsboroughcounty.org
3402 N. 22nd Street
Tampa, FL 33605
Phone: 813.272.7416 Fax: 813.272.6823
Counties served: Hillsborough
Immokalee Multicultural Multipurpose Community Action Agency
Olga Hernandez, Executive Director
Email: olgahe@embarqmail.com
1255 N. 15th Street
Immokalee, FL 34143
Phone: 239.657.2213 Fax: 239.657.2338
Counties served: Collier
Lake Community Action Agency, Inc.
James H. Lowe, Executive Director
Email: jamesl@lakecaa.org
501 North Bay Street
Eustis,FL 32726
Phone: 352.357.5550 Fax: 352.483.2298
Counties served: Lake
Lee County Board of County Commissioners Department of Human Services
Roger Mercado, Department Director
Email: rmercado@leegov.com
2440 Thompson Street
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Phone: 239.533.7900 Fax 239.533.7955
Counties served: Lee
Manatee Community Action Agency, Inc.
Barbara Patten, Executive Director
Email: bpatten@manateecaa.org
302 Manatee Avenue East, Suite 322
Bradenton, FL 34208
Phone: 941.827.0188 Fax: 941.827.3001
Counties served: Manatee, Hardee, DeSoto
Miami-Dade Community Action & Human Services
Lucia Davis-Raiford, Executive Director
Email: davisr@miamidade.gov
701 N.W. 1st Court, 10th Floor
Miami, FL 33136
Phone: 786-469-4600 Fax: 786-469-4656
Counties served: Miami-Dade
Mid Florida Community Services, Inc.
Michael J. Georgini, Executive Director
Email: mgeorgini@mfcs.us.com
820 Kennedy Boulevard
Brooksville, FL 34605
Phone: 352.796.1425 Fax: 352.796.8595
Counties served: Citrus, Hernando, Pasco, Sumter
Northeast Florida Community Action Agency, Inc.
Berneitha McNair, Executive Director
Email: bmcnair@nfcaa.org
4070 Blvd Center Drive 4500 Building, Ste 200
Jacksonville, FL 32207
Phone: 904.398.7472 Fax: 904.398.7414
Counties served: Baker, Clay, Duval, Flagler, Nassau, Putnam, and St. Johns
Orange County Health and Family Services Department Community Action Division
Sherry Paramore, Division Manager
Email: Sherry.Paramore@ocfl.net
2100 East Michigan Street, 2nd Floor
Orlando, FL 32806
Phone: 407.836.7505 Fax: 407.836.8482
Counties served: Orange
Osceola County Council on Aging, Inc.
Beverly Hougland, CEO
Email: info@osceola-coa.com
700 Generation Point
Kissimmee, FL 34744
Phone: 407.846.8532 Fax: 407.846.8550
Counties served: Osceola
Palm Beach County Community Action Agency
TBA, Program Coordinator
Email:
810 Datura Street, Room 150
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Phone: 561.355.4792 Fax: 561.355.4192
Counties served: Palm Beach
Pinellas Opportunity Council, Inc.
Carolyn King, Executive Director
Email: cking@poc-inc.org
501 First Avenue North, Suite 517
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Phone: 727.823.4101 Ext.10 Fax: 727.822.0426
Counties served: Pinellas
Sarasota County Government William L. Little Health & Human Services Center
Nancy Deloach
Email: ndeloach@scgov.net
2200 Ringling Boulevard, Suite 2001
Sarasota, FL 34237
Phone: 941.861.2576 Fax: 941.861.2573
Counties served: Sarasota
Seminole County BOCC Seminole County Community Assistance
Olivette Carter, Community Assistance Manager
Email: ocarter@seminolecountyfl.gov
534 W. Lake Mark Blvd
Sanford, FL 32773
Phone: 407.665.2357 Fax: 407.665.2358
Counties served: Seminole
Suwannee River Economic Council, Inc.
Matthew Pearson, Executive Director
Email: MattP@suwanneeec.net
1171 Nobles Ferry Road, NW, Building #2
Live Oak, FL 32060
Phone: 386.362.4115 Fax: 386.362.4078
Counties served: Bradford, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Lafayette, Madison, Suwannee, Taylor, Union
Treasure Coast Community Action Agency
Beth Ryder, Manager
Email: ryderb@stlucieco.org
437 North 7th Street
Fort Pierce, FL 34950
Phone: 772.462.1777 Fax: 772.462.1703
Counties served: St. Lucie, Martin, Okeechobee
Tri-County Community Council, Inc.
Joel Paul, Jr., Executive Director
Email: joelpaul.tccc@mchsi.com
302 North Oklahoma Street
Bonifay, FL 32425
Phone: 850.547.3688 Fax: 850.547.9806
Counties served: Bay,Holmes, Jackson, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Walton, Washington
Volusia County Department of Human Services
Patricia James, Manager
Email: pjames@co.volusia.fl.us
123 West Indiana Avenue Room 101
DeLand, FL 32720
Phone: 386.736.5956 Fax: 386.626.6596
Counties served: Volusia
  

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