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Funding Allocation for Fiscal Year 2015 is $250,000 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.
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