Funding Results

Resolution 2022-17: Award of Bid for Family Resource Guide

The Board of Directors for the Escambia Children’s Trust voted on October 11, 2022 to approve Resolution 2022-17 authorizing the Executive Director to enter into an agreement with Kessler Creative, LLC to pay up to $51,580 to provide services in response to ITB 2022-03: Family Resource Guide.

Resolution 2022-16: Agenda Management, Meeting and Public Records Platform

The Board of Directors for the Escambia Children’s Trust voted on October 11, 2022 to approve Resolution 2022-16 authorizing the Executive Director to enter into an agreement with Prime Gov to pay up to $32,641 to provide a robust, cloud-based Agenda Management, Live Meeting & Public Records Request Platform.

Resolution 2022-15: Award of Contract for Audit Services

The Board of Directors for the Escambia Children’s Trust voted on October 11, 2022 to approve Resolution 2022-15 authorizing the Executive Director to enter into an agreement with Brown, Thornton, Pacenta & Company, P.A., to provide services in response to ITB 2022-01: Audit Services for $20,500.

Resolution 2022-08: Acceptance of Bid for MIP Fund Accounting Solution

The Board of Directors for the Escambia Children’s Trust voted on September 13, 2022 to approve Resolution 2022-08 authorizing the Executive Director to enter into an agreement with Community Brands to pay up to $35,000 for the purchase, implementation, and use of the MIP Fund Accounting platform, which will integrate with the fiscal component of SAMIS.

Resolution 2022-07: Acceptance of Sole-Source Vendor for Online Data Management System – SAMIS

The Board of Directors for the Escambia Children’s Trust voted on September 13, 2022 to approve Resolution 2022-07 authorizing the Executive Director to enter into an agreement with Webauthor and the Florida Alliance of Children’s Councils and Trusts (FAACT) for the purchase, implementation, and use of the Services and Activities Management Information System (SAMIS) platform, which was developed primarily for use by government agencies and children’s services councils, at a cost of $58,500.

Resolution 2022-12: Community Health of Northwest Florida: Matching Grant

The Board of Directors for the Escambia Children’s Trust voted on September 13, 2022 to accept staff recommendations to enter into an agreement with Community Health of Northwest Florida to fund the unsolicited application for a matching grant in the amount of $72,837 to provide up to a 1:3 match of funding from the Florida Agency for Healthcare Administration, effective October 1, 2022-September 30, 2023.

Resolution 2022-10: Children’s Home Society, Sole-Source Special Community Initiative

The Board of Directors for the Escambia Children’s Trust voted on September 13, 2022 to accept staff recommendations to enter into an agreement with Children’s Home Society to fund their unsolicited sole-source community initiative proposal in the amount of $77,658 to fund personnel to replicate their successful Community Partnership School model at Pine Forest High School, effective October 1, 2022-September 30, 2025, subject to the Trust’s annual budget and TRIM process. The grant will complement a $225,000 legislative appropriation to CHS managed by the University of Central Florida.

Resolution 2022-09: Early Learning Coalition of Escambia County, Matching Grant

The Board of Directors for the Escambia Children’s Trust voted on September 13, 2022 to accept staff recommendations to fund the unsolicited application for a matching grant in the amount of $238,875 to provide up to a 1:1 match of funding from the Florida Division of Early Learning, effective October 1, 2022-September 30, 2023.

Kindergarten Summer Bridge RFP

The Board of Directors for the Escambia Children’s Trust voted on June 14, 2022 to accept the Grants Committee’s recommendations to fund the proposals submitted by the following applicants at the amounts listed. Contract negotiations will begin the week of June 20th, 2022. Thank you to all the applicants who applied. Please continue to monitor our website for future funding opportunities. 

Program: Potential Preschool Academy
Intended Award Amount: $40,000

Program: ReadyKids! FL
Intended Award Amount: $27,700