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New Community-Based Organization (CBO) Grant Process.

The period for accepting applications is closed.

Through the Community-Based Organization (CBO) Grant Program, administered by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Miami-Dade County allocates more than $15 million annually to support human and social services delivered by nonprofit CBOs. Current allocations (FY 2023-2024) support 158 CBO programs.

  • CBOs help the County reach residents with important services. Daily, residents benefit from CBO services provided in homes, schools, community centers, churches, parks and more. When a family is in crisis, CBOs are a trusted source of help and information.
  • The services CBOs deliver to individuals add up to community-wide problem-solving. CBOs provide jobs and contribute to our economy. They mobilize community resources that add tremendous value to other County investments in our community.

The selection process is competitive. Initial grant awards are anticipated for one year, January 1, 2025 -December 31, 2025, followed by two annual options for renewal (at the discretion of the County). Eligible nonprofit organizations with 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status that provide human and social services in Miami-Dade County are invited to apply. Those challenged to meet application, reporting, or other requirements on their own may partner with another eligible applicant.

  • Applications were due January 31, 2024. 
  • Funding categories - In every category, applicants will define their target population and propose a program to meet their needs. Each includes multiple sub-categories.
    • Health and Well-Being
    • Education Supports
    • Basic Needs and Personal Emergencies
    • Public Safety Supports.
  • Grant size - $25,000-$600,000 per program per year. Applicants may submit up to four separate program applications (one per category). However, the combined total of all requests (across all applications submitted) cannot exceed $600,000.
  • Partnership Incentives - A new class of "developmental" partnerships between high-capacity applicants and developing partners is introduced in this process. It includes an extra 10-point incentive, in addition to the standard 5-point opportunity for collaboration.

CBO Application Guidance Document and Addenda

Available now:
  • Guidance document – overview of the process, requirements, etc.
  • Addendum 1 – modifications to Guidance (December 22, 2023)
  • Addendum 2 – modifications to Guidance (January 25, 2024)
Download Guidance Document and Addenda

Pre-Application Conference

Live events (completed): December 8, 11, 13 (2023); January 12 (2024)

Additional recordings: TA workshop topics are available when logged into the Portal.

Access the conference recording

A Pre-Application Conference An on-demand video including an overview Of the CBO Grant Process and requirements. Includes CBO Q&A.
Access the Conference recording

Technical Assistance Workshops

Recordings for all TA Workshop topics – and slides and self-help tools -- posted are posted in the Grants Coordination Portal library tab. Click any topic for a description.

Cone of Silence

The cone of silence protocol will remain in effect throughout this process.

Contact [email protected] with a copy to the Clerk of the Board at [email protected].

About Us

The Grants Coordination Division of the Office of Management & Budget (OMB) is responsible for administration and contract monitoring for the Community-Based Organization (CBO) Grant Program and the Mom and Pop Business Grants Program. The Division publishes the weekly Grant Mail and provides training and technical assistance to CBOs. Additionally, the Division manages and administers grants under the federal Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Extension Act of 2009; administers the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistant Grant (JAG); and identifies and promotes grant opportunities for County and community initiatives.

Contact Us

Contracting Officer (CBO 02425): Ms. Linda Schotthoefer, Program Coordinator
[email protected] (and copy [email protected])