Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - October 21, 2014
October 21, 2014 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #14

FY2014-2015 Non-Profit Agency Funding Agreements


Contact and/or Presenter Information
Janice Dunbar-Smith, x3451
LaWanda Timmons, x3678

Brenda G. Rogers, x3030

Action Requested
Authorization for the County Administrator to execute FY2014-2015 Non-Profit Agency (NPA) funding agreements for the time period October 1, 2014, through September 30, 2015, with the Agencies listed below, in the respective amounts adopted by the Board on September 18, 2014.

Enabling/Regulating Authority
F.S. 125

Background Discussion



Funding Amounts

Catholic Charities

Families United & Direct Assistance


Gulfcoast Legal Services

Legal Aid Services


Legal Aid of Manasota

Pro Bono Legal Services


 Keep Manatee Beautiful



Earth Day


Storm Drain


Program Coordination


Lighthouse of Manasota

Independent Living Adult Program


Manatee Glens Corp.

Drug Court Counseling Program


Meals on Wheels Plus of Manatee

Adult Day Care


Mote Marine Laboratory

Stranding Investigations


Our Daily Bread

Feeding the Poor and Hungry


Suncoast Center for Independent Living

Equipment Loan and Repair


Portable Modular Ramps Loan


Suncoast Community Capital

Enterprise and Asset-Building Center


Suncoast Partnership to End Homelessness

Continuum of Care and HMIS


Turning Points /Community Coalition on Homelessness

Stand Down


Transitional Development


Open Door Day Resource Center


One Stop Resource Center


United Cerebral Palsy of Sarasota-Manatee

Adult Day Training


Employment Services


United Way 2-1-1 of Manasota

2-1-1 Information and Referral


We Care Manatee

Specialty Physician




Women’s Resource Center

Achieving Independence


Community Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing of Manatee/Sarasota

Bridges (Adult Services)


Easter Seals Southwest Florida

Adult Day Training


Hope Family Services

Emergency Safe Shelter


Victim Advocacy


Myakka City Community Center

Super Seniors and Special People


  • On September 18, 2014, the Board of County Commissioners adopted the FY2014-2015 budget that included funding for the above noted non-profit agencies.
  • On September 18, 2014, the Board of County Commissioners approved distributing Manatee County Article V Funding in the above noted amounts for Gulfcoast Legal Services and Legal Aid of Manasota.
  • FY2015 funding agreements are needed at this time with the agencies to provide an appropriate funding mechanism and service level accountability for the current fiscal year.
  • Agreements specify that funding recipients must perform required levels of service and submit, among other items, proof of insurance.  Special Conditions in the agreements provide for additional program specific contractual obligations.
  • Funded agencies are visited during the contract year by Community Services Department staff members conducting program and other site visits. Monthly desk reviews are also conducted.
  • Sample Agreement Attached.

County Attorney Review
Other (Requires explanation in field below)

Explanation of Other
Standard contract reviewed and updated by CAO.

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
One of each fully executed agreement to Community Services.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
Various Accounts, General Revenue, Article V Funding

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
$846,525 General Funds, $70,208 Article V Funding

Attachment:  FY2014-2015 Hope Agreement.pdf