Funding Consideration Available through the Town of Fort Myers Beach 2016-2017 Budget Process
The Town of Fort Myers Beach will consider applications for the funding of programs, events, and projects that will be considered during development of the 2016-2017 budget, including those applications that support or maintain the mission and goals of the Town. The deadline for submitting an application is 2:30 p.m. e.s.t. on Friday, April 1, 2015.
An application may be requested at Fort Myers Beach Town Hall or an electronic version can be obtained from the Town’s website below. Completed applications must be received by 2:30 p.m. e.s.t. to the Finance Department, Town of Fort Myers Beach, 2525 Estero Boulevard Fort Myers Beach FL 33931.
The Town of Fort Myers Beach recognizes cooperative efforts to serve the residents, business efforts and visitors to our Town. Community agencies and groups may submit requests for funding that will be considered during development of the Town’s budget.
Requests for the next budget year, 2016-2017, should clearly state the amount of support needed on the form. All requests will be evaluated according to availability of revenues from the general fund as well as the legal use of revenues according to funding category.
If an agency has previously applied they would need to reapply each year, completing an updated aplication and submitting any updated additional documents required.
Fiscal year FY 16-17 the Town Council has determined that if funding is available it shall be allocated for:
- seed monies for projects that directly benefit residents of Fort Myers Beach;
- promotion that directly benefits Fort Myers Beach residents;
- recurring agency request for promotion that directly benefits Fort Myers Beach and its residents
Prior to actual preparation of the 2016-2017 budget document, public input is invited including special requests for funds from qualified agencies/groups.
Town Council budget workshops and meetings are held in the months of June, August and September.
If you have any questions about the process, you may contact Administrative Services at 239-765-0202, extension 1201
FY 16-17 Application