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Mayor’s Matching Grants

The Mayor’s Matching Grant Program was implemented in 1994 and has been available to the public ever since. This program provides grant funds to neighborhood associations, schools and non-profit organizations that plan and implement projects, which address neighborhood needs, improve education and build community pride. The Mayor and City Commissioners believe in the power and creativity of its citizens to address challenges, build communities and develop relationships with fellow neighbors, community partners and local businesses through the Mayor’s Matching Grants.

Mayor’s Matching Grant Guidelines for Schools and Nonprofit Organizations
Grants are awarded to schools and non-profit organizations for projects that offer educational enhancement, academic enrichment, crime prevention and anti-violence for our City’s youth.

Mayor’s Matching Grant Guidelines for Neighborhood Organizations
Grants are awarded to neighborhood organizations for projects that implement physical improvements or enhancements, increase public safety or provide educational and cultural opportunities that benefit neighborhood residents.

Steps to applying for a Mayor’s Matching Grant:

1.  Review the Guidelines and Eligibility to make sure your project idea fits within the funding guidelines of the Mayor’s Matching Grant Program.

2.  Attend an Application Workshop.

3.  Submit your completed application no later than 4 p.m. on October 31, 2014.

Application Workshops

Application workshops are offered to organizations wishing to apply for a Mayor’s Matching Grant. Attendance at an application workshop is mandatory to apply for a Mayor’s Matching Grant.

Contact: Julie Tindall, Community Outreach Coordinator at Julie.Tindall@cityoforlando.net or 407.246.3275.


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