Grant Cycles

7th Grant Cycle – 2019 - 2020 

September 30, October 1, 2, and 3, 2019, Public notice for Letters of Inquiry for new projects

September 30– October 21, 2019, Letters of Inquiry submission period

October 21, 2019 by 5pm, Letters of Inquiry due in the CCCCF, Inc. PO Box (late submissions will not be reviewed)

October 21st, 2019, Grant Committee meeting/Letter review at College of Central Florida Citrus Campus, Conference and Learning Center C4 Room 105 at 5:30 pm.

October 22nd (if needed), 2019, Grant Committee meeting/Letter review at College of Central Florida Citrus Campus, Conference and Learning Center C4 Room 105 at 5:30 pm.  

October 24, 2019 at 5pm Grant Committee meeting, at 6pm Letters of Inquiry approved by the CCCCF, Inc. board at the Lecanto Government Building, room 166

October 24 – 26, 2019, Congratulations emails, grant proposals, grant directions, grant checklist and grant due date is sent out to the approved applicants

October 28 – December 9, 2019, Grant Proposal submission period

December 9, 2019 by 5pm, Grant Proposal due in the CCCCF, Inc. PO Box (late submissions will not be reviewed)

December 10 and 12 (if needed), 2019, Grant Committee meeting/grant review at College of Central Florida Citrus Campus, Conference and Learning Center C4 Room 105 at 5:30 pm.

December 19, 2019, at 5pm Grant Committee meeting, 6pm full board meeting and Grant Awards approved by CCCCF, Inc. board at the Lecanto Government Building, room 166

December 20, 21, 2019, Congratulations letters mailed and emailed out to grantees with Grant Agreements for review by grantees and invitation to January 23, 2020 CCCCF, Inc. board meeting

January 23, 2020 at 6pm CCCCF, Inc. board meeting, Grant Agreements approved, signed and delivered (including award check) to grantees, photo op

GRANT NEWS

Meeting Schedule
We Meet the 4th Thursday Every Month - 6 PM at:
Lecanto Government Building
Room 166
Health News & Events

6th Grant Cycle
Congratulations to the following nonprofits, their grant proposals were accepted and they were awarded grant funding for their programs:

Nature Coast Ministries – $23,115
Aspire Relationship Center, Inc. – $54,400
The Pregnancy and Family Life Center of Citrus County, Inc. – $116,345
Faith Haven Christian Retreat Center – $20,000
Inverness Lion’s Club of Citrus County – $10,000
Citrus United Basket, Inc. – $4,200


 

Grant Funding Guidelines

The Citrus County Community Charitable Foundation strives to improve the health and wellness of residents in Citrus County, Florida by awarding grants for new projects in the areas of Health Education, Community Health, and Health/Medicine Programs/Projects and Health/Medicine Research or Initiatives.

Eligibility

Grants are made only for new or expanded (providing more services, expanding number of clients, etc.) projects, programs or initiatives by not-for-profit organizations certified as tax exempt under Sections 501(c)(3) or 170(c) of the Internal Revenue Code and are classified as "not a private foundation" under Section 509(a). As long as the eligibility requirements have been met, these organizations may apply for grant funding once every 12-months (one year), but only during the noticed grant cycles with the Letter of Inquiry as the first step. Hospitals, educational institutions, and governmental institutions meeting these requirements are also eligible to apply. Organizations that have completed and filed Form 1023 but not yet received an IRS determination letter are not eligible to apply.

Limitations

In order to be good stewards of the Citrus County Community Charitable Foundation, Inc.’s resources and enhance the health & wellness of many Citrus County residents, grants will only be available to groups and organizations in Citrus County, Florida. No grants will be awarded to social, religious or political organizations for those purposes, bricks and mortar, office administration, building operations or the following:

  • For-profit organizations
  • Annual fund drives
  • Galas, or other special-event fundraising activities
  • Capital campaigns/renovation projects
  • Deficit financing and debt reduction
  • Taxes and miscellaneous expenses
  • Emergency or disaster relief efforts
  • Dissertations or student research projects
  • Indirect/administrative costs
  • Organizations which limit services to any one religious group or members of a specific sectarian perspective
  • Institutions that discriminate against any protected class or on the basis of race, creed, gender, or sexual orientation in policy or in practice
  • Other endowments or grant agencies/foundations for ultimate distribution to organizations or programs selected by such agencies or foundations
  • Individuals or organizations seeking loans, scholarships, fellowships, travel assistance, conference or meeting fees
  • Requests made from organizations without a physical or principle address within the legal boundaries of Citrus County, Florida

Granting Area

The CCCC Foundation's grant making program is restricted to the legal boundaries of Citrus County, Florida only.

Grant Cycles

7th Grant Cycle – 2019 - 2020 

September 30, October 1, 2, and 3, 2019, Public notice for Letters of Inquiry for new projects

September 30– October 21, 2019, Letters of Inquiry submission period

October 21, 2019 by 5pm, Letters of Inquiry due in the CCCCF, Inc. PO Box (late submissions will not be reviewed)

October 21st, 2019, Grant Committee meeting/Letter review at College of Central Florida Citrus Campus, Conference and Learning Center C4 Room 105 at 5:30 pm.

October 22nd (if needed), 2019, Grant Committee meeting/Letter review at College of Central Florida Citrus Campus, Conference and Learning Center C4 Room 105 at 5:30 pm.  

October 24, 2019 at 5pm Grant Committee meeting, at 6pm Letters of Inquiry approved by the CCCCF, Inc. board at the Lecanto Government Building, room 166

October 24 – 26, 2019, Congratulations emails, grant proposals, grant directions, grant checklist and grant due date is sent out to the approved applicants

October 28 – December 9, 2019, Grant Proposal submission period

December 9, 2019 by 5pm, Grant Proposal due in the CCCCF, Inc. PO Box (late submissions will not be reviewed)

December 10 and 12 (if needed), 2019, Grant Committee meeting/grant review at College of Central Florida Citrus Campus, Conference and Learning Center C4 Room 105 at 5:30 pm.

December 19, 2019, at 5pm Grant Committee meeting, 6pm full board meeting and Grant Awards approved by CCCCF, Inc. board at the Lecanto Government Building, room 166

December 20, 21, 2019, Congratulations letters mailed and emailed out to grantees with Grant Agreements for review by grantees and invitation to January 23, 2020 CCCCF, Inc. board meeting

January 23, 2020 at 6pm CCCCF, Inc. board meeting, Grant Agreements approved, signed and delivered (including award check) to grantees, photo op

GRANT NEWS

Meeting Schedule
We Meet the 4th Thursday Every Month - 6 PM at:
Lecanto Government Building
Room 166
Health News & Events

6th Grant Cycle
Congratulations to the following nonprofits, their grant proposals were accepted and they were awarded grant funding for their programs:

Nature Coast Ministries – $23,115
Aspire Relationship Center, Inc. – $54,400
The Pregnancy and Family Life Center of Citrus County, Inc. – $116,345
Faith Haven Christian Retreat Center – $20,000
Inverness Lion’s Club of Citrus County – $10,000
Citrus United Basket, Inc. – $4,200