The Children’s Board of Hillsborough County will be holding a Town Hall meetings to seek community input on child safety in your community. Please join us for a conversation on how we can work together to make Hillsborough County the best place in the nation to raise children. All meetings will begin at 5:00 pm.
February 12, 2015 – Children’s Board Family Resource Center Town N’ Country 7520 W. Waters Ave., Suite 8, Tampa
April 9, 2015 – Children’s Board Family Resource Center East County 639 E. Alexander St., Plant City
June 11, 2015 – Children’s Board Family Resource Center North Tampa 1401-A E. Fowler Ave., Tampa
August 13, 2015 – Children’s Board Family Resource Center South County 3030 E. College Ave., Ruskin
October 8, 2015 – Children’s Board Family Resource Center Brandon 1271 Kingsway Road, Brandon
Water Safety is Key Video
Funding Announcement – Addendum 1 released
Funding Allocation for Fiscal Year 2015 has been increased to $500,000 in the Children are Ready to Learn and Succeed focus area. The purpose is to address prevention and early intervention efforts to improve educational success for 6th grade youth. Out of school time activities provide youth the opportunities to build positive relationships and increase their connection to school and their community.
Qualifying Proposals will address the following needs:
1. The primary target areas to organize and deliver services are Plant City and/or Thonotosassa, with respective ancillary services supporting these targets in the communities of Knights/Antioch, East Hillsborough and Lithia as defined on the Hillsborough Office of Neighborhood Relations webpage: (https://webapps.hillsboroughcounty.org/onr/listing/home.cfm)
2. Provide out of school time programming that supports the needs of Middle School 6th Grade Students, supports teachers and incorporates parent/caregiver involvement.
3. Include a summer intervention that nurtures youth interests and talents (including, but not limited to the arts and sciences).
4. Require staff to be trained in Trauma Informed Care. The Children’s Board of Hillsborough County will provide local training options for Trauma Informed Care to the selected grantee.
For all announcements go to “Funding Opportunities” under the Budgeting Tab.