Pinellas CARES Accountability

Weekly Updates

As of December 10, 2020, the Pinellas CARES Nonprofit Partnership Fund is no longer accepting applications.

In its aim to maintain a transparent and accessible process, the Pinellas CARES Nonprofit Partnership Fund has published submitted applications, grant committee meeting minutes, and committee meeting recordings on this page.

To see reports from awarded agencies on their use of funding, click the button below.

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Pinellas CARES Nonprofit Partnership Fund

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Cheri Wright-Jones

Cheri Wright-Jones

Senior Program Officer, CARES

Dr. Brittany Baldwin

Dr. Brittany Baldwin

Program Associate

Week 1

Meeting Minutes

August 27, 2020

Click here to view committee minutes from Week 1.

Meeting Recording

August 27, 2020

Applications

Status Description
Award amounts will not be shown until an application reaches the “Awarded” stage
In Review: Application has been sent to committee for scoring
Approved: Application has been approved by the committee and will move to the contracting stage
Awarded: A contract has been signed
Denied: Application has been denied and will not be funded

ApplicantFocus AreaApplication StatusAward AmountApplication
Boys & Girls Clubs of the SuncoastBehavioral HealthAwarded$249,627Download
FEAST Inc.FoodAwarded$43,042Download
House of Mercy and Encouragement FoundationBehavioral HealthAwarded$54,742Download
Senior Sunshine SeriesFoodAwarded$11,700Download

Week 2

Meeting Minutes

September 3, 2020

Click here to view committee minutes from Week 2.

Meeting Recording

September 3, 2020

Applications

Status Description
Award amounts will not be shown until an application reaches the “Awarded” stage
In Review: Application has been sent to committee for scoring
Approved: Application has been approved by the committee and will move to the contracting stage
Awarded: A contract has been signed
Denied: Application has been denied and will not be funded
ApplicantFocus AreaApplication StatusAward AmountApplication
Boley CentersBehavioral HealthAwarded$384,552.71Download
Golden GenerationsFoodAwarded$149,558Download
PlacementWorksBehavioral HealthAwarded$187,790Download
Tampa Bay Network to End HungerFoodAwarded$550,000Download
The Gathering of WomenFoodAwarded$63,958Download

Week 3

Meeting Minutes

September 10, 2020

Click here to view committee minutes from Week 3.

Meeting Recording

September 10, 2020

Applications

Status Description
Award amounts will not be shown until an application reaches the “Awarded” stage
In Review: Application has been sent to committee for scoring
Approved: Application has been approved by the committee and will move to the contracting stage
Awarded: A contract has been signed
Denied: Application has been denied and will not be funded
Terminated: A contract was signed but later terminated

ApplicantFocus AreaApplication StatusAward AmountApplication
Church and Community OutreachFoodTerminatedN/ADownload
Florida Dream CenterFoodAwarded$56,939.12Download
Gulfcoast Legal ServicesEviction MitigationAwarded$47,262Download
Inspire Equine Therapy ProgramBehavioral HealthAwarded$25,438.96Download
Neighborly Care NetworkFoodAwarded$2,482,226Download
Pasadena Community ChurchFoodAwarded$21,402.78Download
St. Petersburg Free ClinicBehavioral Health, FoodAwarded$3,071,253Download
The Storehouse of AmericaFoodAwarded$99,284.12Download
University of South FloridaBehavioral HealthAwarded$178,004Download

Week 4

Meeting Minutes

September 17, 2020

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Meeting Recording

September 17, 2020

Applications

Status Description
Award amounts will not be shown until an application reaches the “Awarded” stage
In Review: Application has been sent to committee for scoring
Approved: Application has been approved by the committee and will move to the contracting stage
Awarded: A contract has been signed
Deferred: The application will be considered at a future committee meeting
Denied: Application has been denied and will not be funded

ApplicantFocus AreaApplication StatusAward AmountApplication
Advantage Village AcademyFoodAwarded$197,907Download
Bay Area Legal ServicesEviction MitigationAwarded$13,829.28Download
CASABehavioral HealthDeferred to Week 6N/ADownload
Community Law ProgramEviction MitigationAwarded$240,000Download
Society of St. Vincent de Paul South PinellasFoodAwarded$82,330.51Download
The Kind Mouse ProductionsFoodAwarded$11,155.90Download

Week 5

Meeting Minutes

September 24, 2020

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Meeting Recording

September 24, 2020

Applications

Status Description
Award amounts will not be shown until an application reaches the “Awarded” stage
In Review: Application has been sent to committee for scoring
Approved: Application has been approved by the committee and will move to the contracting stage
Awarded: A contract has been signed
Denied: Application has been denied and will not be funded

ApplicantFocus AreaApplication StatusAward AmountApplication
The Harbor DishFoodAwarded$56,525Download
Religious Community ServicesFoodAwarded$108,641Download
Directions for LivingBehavioral HealthAwarded$1,230,647Download
Rhythm ChangesBehavioral HealthAwarded$77,457Download

Week 6

Meeting Minutes

October 1, 2020

Click here to view committee minutes from Week 6.

Meeting Recording

October 1, 2020

Applications

Status Description
Award amounts will not be shown until an application reaches the “Awarded” stage
In Review: Application has been sent to committee for scoring
Approved: Application has been approved by the committee and will move to the contracting stage
Awarded: A contract has been signed
Denied: Application has been denied and will not be funded

ApplicantFocus AreaApplication StatusAward AmountApplication
Brookwood FloridaBehavioral HealthAwarded$23,893.61Download
CASABehavioral HealthAwarded$51,781Download
Cross & Anvil Human ServicesBehavioral HealthAwarded$68,792Download
New Faith Free Methodist ChurchFoodAwarded$5,782Download

Week 7

Meeting Minutes

October 8, 2020

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Meeting Recording

October 8, 2020

Applications

Status Description
Award amounts will not be shown until an application reaches the “Awarded” stage
In Review: Application has been sent to committee for scoring
Approved: Application has been approved by the committee and will move to the contracting stage
Abandoned: Application was approved by committee but grantee chose to not move forward to contracting
Awarded: A contract has been signed
Denied: Application has been denied and will not be funded

ApplicantFocus AreaApplication StatusAward AmountApplication
Front Porch CDABehavioral HealthAwarded$19,182.08Download
Firmly EstablishedBehavioral HealthAbandonedTBDDownload
Heels to HealBehavioral HealthAwarded$14,543.39Download
Project LINKBehavioral HealthAwarded$101,552.85Download

Week 8

Meeting Minutes

October 15, 2020

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Meeting Recording

October 15, 2020

Applications

Status Description
Award amounts will not be shown until an application reaches the “Awarded” stage
In Review: Application has been sent to committee for scoring
Approved: Application has been approved by the committee and will move to the contracting stage
Deferred: Application will be reviewed after modifications are made
Abandoned: Application was approved by committee but grantee chose to not move forward to contracting
Awarded: A contract has been signed
Denied: Application has been denied and will not be funded

ApplicantFocus AreaApplication StatusAward AmountApplication
Celebrate OutreachFoodDeferred to Week 11N/ADownload
Dunedin CaresFoodAbandonedN/ADownload
The Arc Tampa BayBehavioral HealthAwarded$249,795Download
Willa Carson Health and Wellness CenterBehavioral HealthAwarded$11,279Download

Week 9

Meeting Minutes

October 22, 2020

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Meeting Recording

October 22, 2020

Applications

Status Description
Award amounts will not be shown until an application reaches the “Awarded” stage
In Review: Application has been sent to committee for scoring
Approved: Application has been approved by the committee and will move to the contracting stage
Deferred: Application will be reviewed after modifications are made
Awarded: A contract has been signed
Denied: Application has been denied and will not be funded

ApplicantFocus AreaApplication StatusAward AmountApplication
High Point Neighborhood Family CenterFoodAwarded$29,455Download
Inner ExplorerBehavioral HealthDeferred to Week 13N/ADownload
Operation PARBehavioral HealthAwarded$402,779Download
Personal Enrichment through Mental Health ServicesBehavioral HealthAwarded$558,680Download
St. Augustine's Episcopal ChurchFoodAwarded$9,510Download
Tarpon Springs Shepherd CenterFoodAwarded$68,054Download

Week 10

Meeting Minutes

October 29, 2020

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Meeting Recording

October 29, 2020

Applications

Status Description
Award amounts will not be shown until an application reaches the “Awarded” stage
In Review: Application has been sent to committee for scoring
Approved: Application has been approved by the committee and will move to the contracting stage
Awarded: A contract has been signed
Denied: Application has been denied and will not be funded

ApplicantFocus AreaApplication StatusAward AmountApplication
Feeding Tampa BayFoodAwarded$1,679,395.28Download
PACE Center for GirlsBehavioral HealthAwarded$41,206.82Download

Week 11

The committee meeting originally scheduled for November 5, 2020 has been canceled to due a lack of committee quorum. Applications for this week have been moved to Week 12.

Week 12

Meeting Minutes

November 12, 2020

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Meeting Recording

November 12, 2020

Applications

Status Description
Award amounts will not be shown until an application reaches the “Awarded” stage
In Review: Application has been sent to committee for scoring
Approved: Application has been approved by the committee and will move to the contracting stage
Awarded: A contract has been signed
Denied: Application has been denied and will not be funded

ApplicantFocus AreaApplication StatusAward AmountApplication
Caring for Girls AcademyBehavioral HealthAwarded$21,752.95Download
Celebrate OutreachFoodAwarded$33,888.54Download
GRAYDI NFCFoodAwarded$35,649Download
Intercultural Advocacy InstituteFoodAwarded$107,281.48Download
Safety Harbor Neighborhood Family CenterFoodAwarded$18,634Download
Suncoast CenterBehavioral HealthAwarded$182,982Download

Week 13

Meeting Minutes

November 19, 2020

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Meeting Recording

November 19, 2020

Applications

Status Description
Award amounts will not be shown until an application reaches the “Awarded” stage
In Review: Application has been sent to committee for scoring
Approved: Application has been approved by the committee and will move to the contracting stage
Awarded: A contract has been signed
Denied: Application has been denied and will not be funded

ApplicantFocus AreaApplication StatusAward AmountApplication
Changing the Game for a New GenerationBehavioral HealthAwarded$42,383Download
In Touch with Communities around the WorldBehavioral HealthAwarded$107,281.48Download
Inner ExplorerBehavioral HealthWithdrawnN/ADownload
PARCBehavioral HealthAwarded$106,948.97Download
Ronald McDonald House Charities - Tampa BayFoodAwarded$177,944.94Download

Week 14

Meeting Minutes

December 3, 2020

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Meeting Recording

December 3, 2020

Click here to watch the meeting from Week 14.

Applications

Status Description
Award amounts will not be shown until an application reaches the “Awarded” stage
In Review: Application has been sent to committee for scoring
Approved: Application has been approved by the committee and will move to the contracting stage
Awarded: A contract has been signed
Denied: Application has been denied and will not be funded

ApplicantFocus AreaApplication StatusAward AmountApplication
All Kidney Patient Support GroupFoodApproved$34,878.84Download
Comfort Home Health FoundationFoodDeniedN/ADownload
Ready for LifeBehavioral HealthAwarded (Reimbursement)$6,187.07Download

Week 15

Meeting Minutes

December 10, 2020

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Meeting Recording

December 10, 2020

Click here to watch the meeting from Week 15.

Applications

Status Description
Award amounts will not be shown until an application reaches the “Awarded” stage
In Review: Application has been sent to committee for scoring
Approved: Application has been approved by the committee and will move to the contracting stage
Awarded: A contract has been signed
Denied: Application has been denied and will not be funded

ApplicantFocus AreaApplication StatusAward AmountApplication
Junior League of St. PetersburgFoodAwarded$8,816.50Download
Metropolitan MinistriesFoodAwarded$265,647.97Download

Week 16

Meeting Minutes

December 17, 2020

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Meeting Recording

December 17, 2020

Click here to watch the meeting from Week 16.

Applications

Status Description
Award amounts will not be shown until an application reaches the “Awarded” stage
In Review: Application has been sent to committee for scoring
Approved: Application has been approved by the committee and will move to the contracting stage
Awarded: A contract has been signed
Denied: Application has been denied and will not be funded

ApplicantFocus AreaApplication StatusAward AmountApplication
Agency for Community Treatment ServicesBehavioral HealthAwarded$7,578Download
Habitat for Humanity of Pinellas and West Pasco CountiesFoodAwarded$416,249Download
Ready for LifeBehavioral HealthAwarded$10,868.94Download