Project Expansion will assist Homeless Families with Schoolchildren obtain Housing in Charlotte County

By GCP-cg

The Gulf Coast Partnership is expanding its successful Charlotte County Homeless Families project to improve the effectiveness of the homeless response system and assist families with school-age children experiencing a housing crisis in Charlotte County. This expansion has recently been supported by a $35,000 grant from Gulf Coast Community Foundation, made possible through the Miriam P. Raines Charitable Fund at Gulf Coast.

Farmers to Families Food Box Program

By Tracy Hille

COAD, St. Vincent de Paul, Cheney Brothers, and GA Foods will be partnering this coming Friday, July 24th to distribute fresh produce, dairy and meats to our local community.  The event will take place at Franz Ross Park beginning at 9:30am.  The Park is located at 19333 Quesada Avenue in Port Charlotte.  This is a “free event” for all.

Thank You for Another Great Leader Award Breakfast!

By Tracy Hille

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 for our awesome program!

Gulf Coast Partnership Debuts New Community Snapshot Dashboard!

By Tracy Hille

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 its own page located at…

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

By Tracy Hille

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 experiencing homelessness and provide support…