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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: Clean Fuels Grant Program
Program/Project Description: This is a competitive grant cycle application. LeeTran requests funding assistance to replace vehicles which have exceeded their useful life in years and miles in service; for a biofuel blending station and shop equipment necessary to service diesel-electric hybrid vehicles at LeeTran's new transit facility.
Department: Transit
Grant Amount: $16,920,000.00


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Grant Name: Commuter Assistance Program - Vanpool
Program/Project Description: This gran provides operating assistance for LeeTran's operation of vanpool services.
Department: Transit
Grant Amount: $70,000.00


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Grant Name: Downtown Fort Myers Circulator
Program/Project Description: This grant provides funding for the operation of a transit circulator in downtown Fort Myers.
Department: Transit
Grant Amount: $180,000.00


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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: Transit Climate Change Adaptation Assessment Pilot
Program/Project Description: This is a competitive grant cycle application. LeeTran requests funding assistance to complete the transit element of Lee County's Climate Change Resiliency Strategy.
Department: Transit
Grant Amount: $175,000.00


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Grant Name: Transit Investments for Greenhouse Gas and Energy Reduction
Program/Project Description: This is a competitive grant cycle application. LeeTran requests funding assistance to replace vehicles which have exceeded their useful life in miles and years in service.
Department: Transit
Grant Amount: $13,920,000.00


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Grant Name: Transit Passenger Amenities
Program/Project Description: This grant provides capital assistane for passenger amenities, including bus shelters and benches, access improvements and connections on state roads.
Department: Transit
Grant Amount: $297,399.00


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