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Not - For - Profit Funding

Occasionally the City is asked to provide funds to Not-For-Profit Organizations, in the form of cash, in-kind services and/or the waiver of fees. In order for the City to be able to properly evaluate each need, and to determine if the City has the funds available, a policy and procedure has been adopted.

An application must be filed by the first Monday in March. Applications will be reviewed by the Finance Department for completeness, and forwarded to the appropriate Department for review. After the application has been reviewed by the appropriate Department the application will be returned to the Finance Department with a recommendation to approve or not approve. The request will be included in the City Budget for City Commission approval.

A miscellaneous appropriations agreement between the two parties will be required for all approved applications. Funding by the City to a Not-for-Profit Organization shall not impose or create any future obligation by the City for ongoing support.

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