Grant Cycles

10TH GRANT CYCLE – 2021

March 28, 29, 30, 31 Public notice for Letters of Inquiry for new projects

March 28 – April 19, 2021, Letters of Inquiry submission period

April 19, 2021 by 5pm, Letters of Inquiry due in the CCCCF, Inc. PO box

April 20 and 21 (if needed), 2021, Grant Committee meeting/Letter review at Lecanto Government Building, Room 280 at 6 pm.

April 22, 2021 at 5pm Grant Committee meeting (if needed), at 6pm Letters of Inquiry approved by the CCCCF, Inc. board at the Lecanto Government Building, room 166

April 23 – 26, 2021, Congratulations emails, grant proposals, grant directions, grant checklist and grant due date is sent out to the approved applicants

April 26 – June 8th, 2021, Grant Proposal submission period

June 8, 2021 by 5pm, Grant Proposal due in the CCCCF, Inc. PO box

June 9 and 10 (if needed), 2021, Grant Committee meeting/grant review at Lecanto Government Building, Room 280 at 9:30 am.

June 24, 2021 at 5pm Grant Committee meeting, at 6pm full board meeting and Grant Awards approved by CCCCF, Inc. board at the Lecanto Government Building, room 166

June 25 and 28, 2021, Congratulations letters mailed and emailed out to grantees with Grant Agreements for review by grantees and invitation to July 22nd, 2021 CCCCF, Inc. board meeting

July 22, 2021 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 online via Zoom or at the:
Lecanto Government Building, Room 166
Check the meeting notice and calendar for details

Health News & Events

Grant Cycle 9 Award/s

Congratulations to The Lions Club of Inverness, their grant proposal has been accepted. They are being awarded grant funding for their Vision Care Assistance program.

Photo Lions Club

Grant News

Citrus County Community Charitable Foundation, Inc. awards Special Category Grants Grants Committee Chairwoman Sophia Diaz-Fonseca and the board of the Citrus County Community Charitable Foundation, Inc. congratulate the following organizations on being awarded grants during the Special Category Grant cycle:

  • CASA- awarded $20,000 for food, hygiene items, medications and infant supplies
  • Citrus County Family Resource Center- awarded $11,000 for hygiene items, medications, and infant supplies
  • Citrus County Blessings- awarded $13,394.00 for food
  • Community Food Bank of Citrus County- awarded $20,000 for food
  • Citrus Pregnancy Center- awarded $20,000 for infant supplies
  • Citrus United Basket- awarded $20,000 for food
  • New Church Without Walls – awarded $20,000 for food, hygiene items and infant supplies
  • Homosassa Seventh Day Adventist Church- awarded $15,000 for food
  • Mid-Florida Homeless Coalition- awarded $20,000 for food, hygiene items, and medications
  • The Pregnancy and Family Life Center- awarded $20,000 for food, hygiene items, medications and infant supplies
  • We Care Food Pantry, Inc.- awarded $19,000 for food

The grant administrators of each organization signed the grant agreements August 27, 2020 awarding them funds up to $20,000 for their programs in the following four areas of local need:

  1. Food (i.e., proteins, dairy, vegetables, fruit, cereals, starches, etc.)
  2. Hygiene items (i.e., shampoo, conditioner, bar soap, deodorant, sanitary products, toothpaste, toothbrushes, etc.)
  3. Non-prescription and prescription medications (i.e., aspirin, ibuprofen, acetaminophen, diabetic supplies, etc.)
  4. Infant care (i.e., diapers, wipes, formula, shampoo, lotion, etc.)

During this time of uncertainty, the distributed grant funds will help to improve the health and
wellness of residents in Citrus County, Florida.


(L to R) Deborah Peterson, Program Manager and Sunshine Arnold LCSW, CEO- CASA


(L to R) Barb Gosa, Executive Director and Jessica Miller, Client Services Director- Citrus Pregnancy Center


(Center) Christina Reed, Executive Director- Citrus County Blessings


(L to R) Eileen Carroll, Financial Secretary and Kelly Seph, Executive Director


(L to R) Candice Lathem, Warehouse Assistant and Barbara Sprague, Executive Director- Community Food Bank of Citrus County


(L to R) Ginger West, Director and Carol Peterman


(L to R, Front Row) William Earnhardt, Pastor; Wally Zollins, Head Elder; Dianne Fisher, Food Pantry coordinator (Backrow) Members and friends of the Food Pantry


(L to R) Barbara Wheeler, Executive Director; BreiAnon Foster, Amber Tucker, Kristy Jocelyn and James Macdonald


(L to R) Doug Alexander, Pastor and Larry Gamble


(L to R) Meghan Prine and Baby Hazel (volunteer and client); Kayla Seneca and Baby Lenora (volunteer and client); Lisa Wright, (volunteer), Elsie Phillips (volunteer), Erica Ramsey, Case Manager; Sandra Dixon, Nutritionist and Counselor


(L to R) Ashley Byrne, Development Manager; Bev Howard, Board Member; and Francesca Parr, Board Member

Grant Cycles

10TH GRANT CYCLE – 2021

March 28, 29, 30, 31 Public notice for Letters of Inquiry for new projects

March 28 – April 19, 2021, Letters of Inquiry submission period

April 19, 2021 by 5pm, Letters of Inquiry due in the CCCCF, Inc. PO box

April 20 and 21 (if needed), 2021, Grant Committee meeting/Letter review at Lecanto Government Building, Room 280 at 6 pm.

April 22, 2021 at 5pm Grant Committee meeting (if needed), at 6pm Letters of Inquiry approved by the CCCCF, Inc. board at the Lecanto Government Building, room 166

April 23 – 26, 2021, Congratulations emails, grant proposals, grant directions, grant checklist and grant due date is sent out to the approved applicants

April 26 – June 8th, 2021, Grant Proposal submission period

June 8, 2021 by 5pm, Grant Proposal due in the CCCCF, Inc. PO box

June 9 and 10 (if needed), 2021, Grant Committee meeting/grant review at Lecanto Government Building, Room 280 at 9:30 am.

June 24, 2021 at 5pm Grant Committee meeting, at 6pm full board meeting and Grant Awards approved by CCCCF, Inc. board at the Lecanto Government Building, room 166

June 25 and 28, 2021, Congratulations letters mailed and emailed out to grantees with Grant Agreements for review by grantees and invitation to July 22nd, 2021 CCCCF, Inc. board meeting

July 22, 2021 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 online via Zoom or at the:
Lecanto Government Building, Room 166
Check the meeting notice and calendar for details

Health News & Events

Grant Cycle 9 Award/s

Congratulations to The Lions Club of Inverness, their grant proposal has been accepted. They are being awarded grant funding for their Vision Care Assistance program.

Photo Lions Club