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Grant Name: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Fiscal Year 2011
Program/Project Description: The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program is an entitlement grant funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Lee County receives an annual allocation based on a formula calculated by HUD, generally based on population and income level of the County. Funded projects include housing rehabilitation, down payment assistance, public service programs, enhanced code enforcement, infrastructure improvements and homeless shelter programs. Funding is secured by submitting an Annual Action Plan, due in August of each year.
Department: Human Services
Grant Amount: $1,936,459.00


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Grant Name: Continuum of Care Fiscal Year 2011
Program/Project Description: The Continuum of Care grant is a nationwide competitive grant program for housing construction, housing rehabilitation, rental subsidies, supportive service programs, and database/technical assistance in support of providers/programs that serve the homeless. Lee County is the lead agency for the local Continuum of Care, and submits renewal applications for 11 existing programs on an annual basis. In this cycle, one new project was also submitted for funding.
Department: Human Services
Grant Amount: $2,265,351.00


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Grant Name: Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG) Fiscal Year 2011
Program/Project Description: The Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG) program is an entitlement grant funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Lee County receives an annual allocation based on a formula calculated by HUD, generally based on population and income level of the County. Funded projects include homeless shelter operations programs. Funding is secured by submitting an Annual Action Plan, due in August of each year.
Department: Human Services
Grant Amount: $94,625.00


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Grant Name: HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME) Fiscal Year 2011
Program/Project Description: The HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME) is an entitlement grant funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Lee County receives an annual allocation based on a formula calculated by HUD, generally based on population and income level of the County. Funded projects include housing rehabilitation, down payment assistance and assistance to Community Development Housing Organizations (CHDOs). Funding is secured by submitting an Annual Action Plan, due in August of each year.
Department: Human Services
Grant Amount: $681,871.00


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Grant Name: State Aid to Libraries FY 12
Program/Project Description: Provide operating assistance for libraries. May not be used for Legislature, judicial branch or any state agency lobbying efforts.
Department: Library
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Grant Name: Certification of a Retained Spring Training Franchise Facility
Program/Project Description: Lee County and the Minnesota Twins have entered into a 30-year Conditional Lease Agreement that calls for major improvements to Hammond Stadium and the Lee County Sports Complex. If awarded this grant, the state of Florida will provide $15 million in matching funds for those facility improvements.
Department: Sports Development
Grant Amount: $15,000,000.00


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Grant Name: Rosa Parks Intermodal Center - Strategic Intermodal System Improvements
Program/Project Description: This grant provides funding for expansion of the Rosa Parks Intermodal Center as part of the Florida Department of Transportation's Strategic Intermodal System.
Department: Transit
Grant Amount: $6,000,000.00


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Grant Name: USC 5307 Urbanized Area Formula Grant FL-90-X850
Program/Project Description: This grant provides capital funding assistance for transit projects. This an annual formula allocation awarded to the Cape Coral-Fort Myers urbanized area.
Department: Transit
Grant Amount: $5,833,046.00


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Grant Name: USC 5309 Ladders of Opportunity Initiative
Program/Project Description: This farebox upgrade initiative will improve the mobility of American Veterans with transportation disadvantages and allow them a better chance at climbing Ladders of Opportunity towards economic self-determination.
Department: Transit
Grant Amount: $1,650,000.00


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Grant Name: USC 5312 Low or No Emission Vehicle Deployment Program (LoNo)
Program/Project Description: This project will be to purchase seven 40’ fixed route buses that use hybrid/electric propulsion systems instead of gas or diesel.
Department: Transit
Grant Amount: $4,900,000.00


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Grant Name: USC 5339 Bus and Bus Facilities FL-34-0002
Program/Project Description: This funding will be used for the purchase of 8 replacement light duty cutaway vehicles.
Department: Transit
Grant Amount: $678,443.00


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Grant Name: USC 5339 Bus and Bus Facilities FL-34-0016
Program/Project Description: This funding will be used to assist in funding the construction of the new LeeTran Administration/Maintenance Facility.
Department: Transit
Grant Amount: $564,014.00


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