Children's Services

Announcement of Funding

FY 2016/17 Agency Funding Application Process Now Open

FY 2016/17 Agency Funding Application Process Now Open

The funding application process is now open for Fiscal Year 16/17.

Agencies looking to apply for the Children’s Services Dedicated Millage funds to help disadvantaged children and families in the community as well as agencies wishing to receive General Revenue funds to assist adult residents or provide other services to Manatee County are encouraged to apply.

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Announcement of Funding Availability

Announcement of Funding Availability

Human Services Funding Application period opens: Tuesday, January 19, 2016.
Application Deadline: Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 3:00 pm.

Applicants must be non-profit agencies that are recognized as a corporation under the State of Florida and tax exempt under Section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.

For more information on the application process, call Allen Donahue or Susan Ford at (941) 749-3030 or email allen.donahue@mymanatee.org or susan.ford@mymanatee.org.
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Our services

Children's Services Dedicated Millage

Children's Services Dedicated Millage

In Manatee County, Children's Services Dedicated Millage funds an array of prevention, intervention, and treatment programs for children birth through seventeen years of age, as required by Manatee County Ordinance 91-42 and associated amendments. read on Children's Services Dedicated Millage

Children's Programs

Children's Programs

The Children's Services Advisory Board, appointed by the Board of County Commissioners, evaluates, prioritizes, and makes recommendations concerning the needs of Manatee County's children and families.

The currently funded programs are listed under priority categories:
- Crisis Stabilization
- Family Strengthening and Support
- Maternal and Child Health
- Out of School Time and Youth Development
- Prevention and Redirection
- School Readiness read on Children's Programs

Children's Services Annual Plan

Children's Services Annual Plan

The Children's Services Ordinance requires the production of an Annual Plan each fiscal year. This plan contains information about the Children's Services Advisory Board (CSAB), priority areas for funding, client demographic reports, and special projects. read on Children's Services Annual Plan

Agency Reporting Requirements

Agency Reporting Requirements

An explanation of the quarterly reporting requirements for non-profit and other agencies funded through Community Services Department. read on Agency Reporting Requirements

Reports and Tips for Parents

Reports and Tips for Parents

Parental Tips: A collection of useful tips and reports for parents.

40 Developmental Assets: The Assets are building blocks that are needed by all young people to grow up healthy, caring, ethical and productive. read on Reports and Tips for Parents

Child Risk Assessment Reports

Child Risk Assessment Reports

Children's Services routinely refer to reports produced throughout Florida and the United States to keep abreast of the status of Manatee's children. read on Child Risk Assessment Reports