This grant is designed to serve areas and communities, not necessarily
individuals. The SHIP & HOME Programs help individuals attain a first home or
rehabilitate an existing home.
Physically challenged individuals may apply for the
Mobility Ramp Program which provides ramps for income eligible households.
No – these funds cannot be used for programs of a primarily religious nature,
political activities, government expenses or buildings for the general conduct
of government. Funds also may not be used for operating and maintenance
expenses, or the purchase of equipment, furnishings and supplies.
You must be able to document how the project benefits low income households,
meets the priorities established in the consolidated plan, and does not
duplicate other services already offered. Contact the Community Services
Department at (352) 671-8770 for a complete application packet which explains in
detail all the requirements of the grant.