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Eligible Programmatic Activities include (but are not limited to): -Family/home safety training, drug and fire prevention programs, cultural exhibit areas, youth and/or family literacy programs, neighborhood computer labs, after school enrichment programs and neighborhood music, dance and/or art training programs. (Proposals for neighborhood cultural, educational and recreational programs must include detailed information about the number, ages, etc. of the residents to be served and how they will be recruited to participate. If awarded, documentation will be required on the actual participants and results of the program.) PLEASE NOTE: The association will be responsible for keeping track of all volunteer hours donated toward your project. If the project entails a programmatic activity which involves payment to persons for hours worked, the association is responsible for collecting and submitting time sheets to be paid by the City of Pensacola. The association must draw up a contract with each “employee” that includes SSN, number of hours to be worked weekly, hourly rate, start and end dates, signature of “employee”, and signature of association President. All time sheets must be signed by an association officer before they can be submitted for payment. The City of Pensacola is not responsible for calculating the number of hours worked or the amount to be paid. Eligible Association Owned Property Improvements and Landscaping projects include (but are not limited to): -Improvements to association owned property and and/or rights of way (such as islands, street lighting, sidewalk repair/construction, entryway enhancements and improvements and/or identification signs) - Total replacement and/or rehabilitation of some existing physical improvements might be deemed eligible. (This would be based on the individual circumstances and available funding and will be judged on a case- by-case basis.) Ineligible projects include (but are not limited to): - Routine maintenance or repair of existing physical improvements in a neighborhood (including, but not limited to: streets, fences, irrigation systems, storm water retention facilities, and entrance signs). - Funding for ongoing programs or administrative expenses will not be considered. - Funding of print brochures, guides, marketing and promotional materials.
The Pensacola Neighborhood Challenge Program (PNC) makes funds available to associations/organizations (for qualified projects) to make improvements in neighborhoods. a.An organization obtains an application packet from the City of Pensacola website at www.cityofpensacola.com, completes, and emails the completed application to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications may also be mailed to Leslie Statler, Planner, in the Planning Services Department, 222 W. Main St., Pensacola, FL 32502. b.Applications are reviewed by the PNC Technical Review Committee and recommendations are forwarded to the Office of the Mayor. (NOTE: The applicant should be prepared to make a presentation on their project to the PNC Technical Review Committee proposal after submission, if requested). c.If approved, a PNC funding agreement will be mailed to the applicant. The applicant will be required to submit a signed agreement (along with the check for any “matching” cash funds) to the City of Pensacola. The agreement will then be finalized and a copy returned to the applicant (along with the reporting forms needed to complete the project). Note: Neighborhoods that have never received a PNC grant will receive priority for funding. **IMPORTANT: Grantees Must Submit “Before and After” Digital Photographs Documenting The Progress Of Their Project. **