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24-26 CHSP Funding Cycle Agency Presentation Schedule and CRT Roster


Fiscal Year 2025 Bridge Program Workshop


Notice of the FY25 Bridge Program Funding


The City of Tallahassee invites all interested non-profit human services organizations to participate in the Fiscal Year 25 (FY25) funding cycle of the Bridge Program grant process. Through this program, the City provides funding to eligible organizations to help provide safety net services to vulnerable citizens.


The Bridge Program supports local non-profit organizations working to implement innovative solutions to meet community needs that lack the eligibility requirements to participate in the Community Human Service Partnership (CHSP) grant process. The Bridge Program is a funding opportunity that enables non-profit organizations that do not meet the minimum CHSP standards to strengthen their capacity. Agencies that have previously received or are currently receiving CHSP funding are not eligible for the Bridge Program.


Applications will only be accepted from agencies that meet the Bridge Program eligibility criteria, as listed below:

  • At the time of application submission, the agency is registered as a 501(c)(3) with the United States Department of Treasury.
    • Please note that Fiscal Agents are not accepted. The applying agency must have its own 501(c)(3) status.
  • The agency must demonstrate a record of providing or intent to provide direct human services to residents of Leon County.
  • The agency has not received CHSP funding.


The City’s Human Services staff will host an informational workshop on Friday, June 28, 2024, from 2-3:30 p.m. in the Leon County Conference Room, second floor, Renaissance Center, 435 N. Macomb Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301. Attendance is not required to receive Bridge Program funding but is recommended.

Applications must be completed and submitted online in the City's Neighborly Software Portal. The portal will open at 8 a.m. on July 1 and close at 5 p.m. on July 31. No late applications will be accepted.

The Bridge Program Manual is available on the City’s Human Services website. The CHSP Manual is available at

If you have a disability requiring accommodations to attend the workshop or complete a Bridge Program application, please call (850) 891-6566 or the TDD telephone number, 711, at least 24 hours (excluding weekends and holidays) before accommodations are needed. If you have questions, please contact Bridge Program staff at

CHSP Public Notice- 24-26 Funding Cycle


The City of Tallahassee and Leon County invite all interested non-profit human service organizations to participate in the 2024/2025 - 2025/2026 funding cycle of the Community Human Service Partnership (CHSP) grant process. To apply for funding, the organization must provide direct human services to residents of the Tallahassee/Leon County area.

Please visit this link for more information.

CHSP Public Notice

Instructions for mandatory workshop registration

Funded Agencies

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Big Bend

The Big Brothers Big Sisters mission is to create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth.

Lighthouse of the Big Bend

LBB is a nonprofit agency dedicated to guiding people through vision loss. Our mission is to enhance the lives of individuals who live with vision loss in the Big Bend area through direct services, community engagement, and education. Free services are provided to anyone who is legally blind and lives in the following counties: Franklin, Gadsden, Hamilton, Jefferson, Lafayette, Leon, Liberty, Madison, Suwannee, Taylor, and Wakulla.

2-1-1 Big Bend, Inc.

2-1-1 Big Bend offers 24/7 crisis and information hotline assistance. Counselors will provide free support and help find community resources to meet our callers needs. People can call 2-1-1 to seek help or access our resource directory at Free mobile apps are available to access the website and directory.