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Human Service Grant Program

Grants to Sussex County, Delaware Nonprofits
to Enhance Health and Human Services

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Sussex County Council

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Grants to Sussex County, Delaware nonprofit organizations for health and human services benefiting residents throughout the County. Funding is intended to support capital purchases and programs that will enhance the safety, health, and self-sufficiency of local communities.

Program Categories:

  •  Cultural
  •  Educational
  •  Fair Housing
  •  Health and Human Services
  •  Infrastructure*
  •  Other

*Infrastructure could include roadway construction, trash disposal, well and septic repair, public water and sewer hookup, street lighting, and construction for accessibility purposes.

Primary Beneficiary Categories:

  •  Disability and Special Needs
  •  Elderly Persons (62 +)
  •  Homeless
  •  Low to Moderate Income**
  •  Minority
  •  Victims of Domestic Violence
  •  Youth
  •  Other

**To qualify as low to moderate income, the project must benefit households that have less than 80% of AMI for Sussex County which is defined annually by the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development.

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GrantWatch ID#: 175747

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Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Human Service Grant program provides grants to county-wide non-profit agencies.

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline for filing grant requests is Monday, September 30, 2019.

It is anticipated that the Sussex County Council will consider these requests in October and awards will be made during the month of November.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

To apply online:

For questions, contact:

Gina Jennings
Finance Administration
2 The Circle, P.O. Box 589
Georgetown, DE 19947
(302) 855-7741
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USA: Delaware: Sussex County

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