Thank You for Another Great Leader Award Breakfast!

Thank You for Another Great Leader Award Breakfast!

Thank you for another great Leader Award Breakfast! We had an amazing turnout and want to thank our sponsors, awardees, and attendees for making the 2020 Leader Award Breakfast and incredible success!  As promised, here are the slides from the event: A special shout out to Audrey at Grafico Industries...
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Gulf Coast Partnership’s Gaither Stephens to Present at NHSDC Conference Spring 2020!

Gulf Coast Partnership’s Gaither Stephens to Present at NHSDC Conference Spring 2020!

Gaither Stephens, Chief Technology Officer for Gulf Coast Partnership, will be presenting on the national stage when he visits Minneapolis, Minnesota for the NHSDC Conference Spring 2020!  He will be lecturing on Community Dashboards - A Journey of Data, Information, and Storytelling, a continuation of the topic that he spoke...
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Gulf Coast Partnership Debuts New Community Snapshot Dashboard!

Gulf Coast Partnership Debuts New Community Snapshot Dashboard!

The new Community Snapshot Dashboard contains data from projects going back more than seven years.  The dashboard is fully interactive and has the ability to apply multiple filters simultaneously to the data.  The dashboard is available on the front page of the Gulf Coast Partnership website as well as on...
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Gulf Coast Partnership Awarded $252,790 for Tier 1 Projects by HUD

Gulf Coast Partnership Awarded $252,790 for Tier 1 Projects by HUD

On January 14, 2020, HUD announced $2.16 billion in grants to provide funding to 6,595 local homeless housing and service programs across the U.S. and its territories. These Continuum of Care (CoC) grants provide funding for efforts by nonprofit providers, states, and local governments to quickly rehouse individuals and families...
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EDITORIAL:Violence against homeless is problem for all

EDITORIAL:Violence against homeless is problem for all

OUR POSITION: The homeless need to know we won’t tolerate violent crime against them. Juan Sebastian was asleep on a picnic table in Arcadia when he was held down and beaten by three men. His death from that brutal attack is a stark reminder of the vulnerability of our homeless...
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Position Available: Landlord Engagement Director

Position Available: Landlord Engagement Director

Punta Gorda, FL 33950 Full-time Salary: $39,000.00 to $40,000.00 /year The Gulf Coast Partnership is a community-wide initiative formed to understand community needs, identify best practices, and to implement strategies to raise the quality of life for all Charlotte County residents. Through capacity building, partnership, and technology, the Gulf Coast...
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Volunteers Needed for 2020 Point-In-Time (PIT) Count

Volunteers Needed for 2020 Point-In-Time (PIT) Count

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 10, 2019 Contact: Gaither Stephens Chief Technology Officer Phone: (941) 626-0220 x3 [email protected] 2020 POINT-IN-TIME COUNT OF HOMELESS PERSONS Volunteers needed to survey Charlotte County homeless Charlotte County, FL - On January 30th, 2019 at 7am, volunteers, local social service agencies, and local law enforcement will...
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Local Foundations Invest in Safe and Affordable Housing

Local Foundations Invest in Safe and Affordable Housing

Local community foundations have invested $32,000 with the Gulf Coast Partnership (GCP) to create a community-wide landlord engagement strategy. The funding will help the GCP establish a pool of safe, affordable rental units for women who are suffering from homelessness. “We consider the process a long-term investment that will pay...
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CIS Data Quality for December 10, 2019

CIS Data Quality for December 10, 2019

Data quality reports are generated from the Gulf Coast Partnership’s Community Information System (CIS). These reports provide a snapshot of the quality of data being entered into the county wide database used to help us prevent and end homelessness in Charlotte County. The reports are broken down by agency and...
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HOMELESS MEMORIAL VIGIL 2019

HOMELESS MEMORIAL VIGIL 2019

Please join us as we honor and remember the precious lives we have lost in Charlotte County this year and help us continue our fight to prevent and end homelessness in our community. Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019 6:00 pm—7:30 pm Jesus Loves You Ministry 1734 Cedarwood Street - Port Charlotte...
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Gulf Coast Community Foundation Awards $728,000 in Leveraged Community Grants

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Awards $728,000 in Leveraged Community Grants

SRQ DAILY WEDNESDAY PHILANTHROPY EDITION WEDNESDAY NOV 20, 2019 Gulf Coast Community Foundation recently awarded nine Leveraged Grants totaling $462,000 for a range of major nonprofit programs and services. The funding will support regional efforts to fight hunger, provide safe housing for struggling single mothers, expand trauma-focused services for children, and...
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CIS Data Quality for November 4, 2019

CIS Data Quality for November 4, 2019

Data quality reports are generated from the Gulf Coast Partnership’s Community Information System (CIS). These reports provide a snapshot of the quality of data being entered into the county wide database used to help us prevent and end homelessness in Charlotte County. The reports are broken down by agency and...
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Charlotte Community Foundation awards grants to local nonprofits

Charlotte Community Foundation awards grants to local nonprofits

COMMUNITY GIVING | October 17, 2019 Justin BRAND Charlotte Community Foundation The Charlotte Community Foundation is pleased to celebrate the generosity and foresight of donors who contributed to our mission of “Connecting People who Care with Causes that Matter” by empowering the Community Foundation to administer and distribute grants to...
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September 2019 Data Quality Reports

September 2019 Data Quality Reports

Data quality reports are generated from the Gulf Coast Partnership’s Community Information System (CIS). These reports provide a snapshot of the quality of data being entered into the county wide database used to help us prevent and end homelessness in Charlotte County. The reports are broken down by agency and...
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Nominate a Community Leader

Nominate a Community Leader

Nominations are open for the February 20, 2020 Community Leader Awards Breakfast! Please take a moment and share this email. www.gulfcoastpartnership.org/2020-leader-award-nomination
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The FL-602 CoC Consolidated Application is now available for review on our website www.gulfcoastpartnership.org.

The FL-602 CoC Consolidated Application is now available for review on our website www.gulfcoastpartnership.org.

Community Partners, The Gulf Coast Partnership would like to thank all of you for your thoughtful applications and participation in this year’s NOFA process. We will continue to seek funding to expand the services available in Charlotte County based on system and program performance. We are truly humbled to have...
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CIS Data Quality Reports as of September 3, 2019

CIS Data Quality Reports as of September 3, 2019

Data quality reports are generated from the Gulf Coast Partnership’s Community Information System (CIS). These reports provide a snapshot of the quality of data being entered into the county wide database used to help us prevent and end homelessness in Charlotte County. The reports are broken down by agency and...
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2019 HUD NOFA Grant Review, Ranking and Scoring Committee Results

2019 HUD NOFA Grant Review, Ranking and Scoring Committee Results

Community Partners, Thank you for your thoughtful applications and participation in this year’s NOFA process. Below are the results of the Grant Review, Ranking and Scoring Committee. Either Tracy or myself will be calling your grants contacts to discuss your submittals and any suggestions the committee would like to see...
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Gulf Coast Partnership Membership Invitation

Gulf Coast Partnership Membership Invitation

You are invited to become a member of the Gulf Coast Partnership Continuum of Care! Historically, under the McKinney Vento Act the Continuum of Care (CoC) was a local network that plans and coordinates funding for services and housing to assist homeless individuals and families. With the enactment of the...
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Feedback on Preventing and Ending Homeless in Charlotte County

Feedback on Preventing and Ending Homeless in Charlotte County

The Gulf Coast Partnership has created a survey to solicit and consider opinions from individuals and organizations with knowledge of homelessness in Charlotte County or an interest in preventing or ending homelessness in Charlotte County. The survey is short and will take between 2-5 minutes. Take the survey here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2019_GCP_Homelessness_Survey...
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