Gulf Coast Community Foundation OKs millions for community organizations

One of the area’s most prominent public charities recently ensured the financial future of several community programs. Gulf Coast Community Foundation’s board of directors approved more than $5.8 million in grants and scholarships last week for various local organizations. The funding, which was approved at the final board meeting of …

Budget glitch may strip millions from organizations that serve homeless people

What will Florida do with a $4.1 million grant earmarked for homeless organizations across the state? Nothing, apparently. While the Florida Legislature granted spending authority to the Florida Department of Children and Families for services to homeless people, it did not provide language for the agency to actually use the …

HUD Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the FY 2018 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program

The Gulf Coast Partnership will be releasing its Request for Project Applications (RFA) and Complete NOFA Timeline on Thursday June 28, 2018. The information provided in this email are links to the HUD NOFA for FY 2018 and the Changes/Highlights Document released from HUD for this Fiscal Year for your …

GCP Focus – C.A.R.E.

Domestic violence is something that no community is immune to and sadly often goes unreported. Studies indicate that on average, every minute 20 people experience some form of domestic violence in the United States. Domestic violence comes in many forms and can vary dramatically. Whether it’s through deliberate intimidation, physical …

Review finds high cardiovascular disease mortality rates among homeless populations

Among homeless individuals cardiovascular disease remains one of the major causes of death due to challenges in predicting initial risk, limited access to health care and difficulties in long-term management, according to a review published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. In the U.S., roughly 550,000 …