Responsibilities of the Grants Division

Responsibilities of the Grants Division

 

“The Grants Department shall serve as the repository of all grants under the Hendry County Board of County Commissioners.  The Grants Department and shall provide assistance to other department as they seek, apply, implement, and administer the grants appropriately and responsibly to avoid discredit and/or disqualification.”

 

  • Research and identify appropriate funding sources
    • Federal Agencies
    • State Agencies
    • Private Foundations
  • Collaborate with County Departments establishing needs assessment
    • Annual updates to the Capital Improvements Element - Hendry County Comprehensive Plan
  • Collaborate with local and regional agencies to best leverage grant opportunities
    • Florida Department of Health- Hendry
    • Florida Department of Transportation
      • Economic Development Transportation Fund
    • Southwest Florida Regional Planning Council
      • Southwest Florida Promise Zone Initiatives
    • Central Florida Regional Planning Council
    • FHREDI (Florida's Heartland Rural Economic Development Initiative)
  • Submit grant applications on behalf of the Board of County Commissioners
  • Serve as a repository of all grants submitted on behalf of the BOCC
  • Manage and monitor grant awards, programmatic progress, fiscal documentation and closeouts
  • File reports as required by each agency on a timely basis to avoid discredit
  • Secure and store files as required by the retention requirements of each grant
  • Track and measure department performance through the Grants Matrix System