Children’s Services Council accepting applications for Summer Activity mini-grants


OKEECHOBEE — Summer Activity Mini-grants are available for Okeechobee County children ages 0-18.

The form can be requested by e-mailing Cheryl Sutton at Agencies must provide a summer program on the correct form. They can receive the form from the Children’s Services Council starting immediately. All summer requests must be received by March 2 at 2 p.m. Please either e-mail at the above address or deliver to Cheryl Sutton at the Okeechobee County Board, Room 102 on a Tuesday only. This year there is approximately $200,000 available for funding, so please be very aware that no program will receive the total funding for their program. COVID-19 regulations must be followed.

A decision will be made for funding recommendations at the Council during their next scheduled meeting on March 11. Agencies will know if they have been funded and for what amount on Tuesday, March 16.