Public Service Agency Application Information

Eligibility Requirements

To apply for Public Service Agency funding, agencies must meet the following criteria at the time of application:

1. Must have attained status as a 501(c)(3) non-profit agency or be a governmental entity.

2. Serve Hinesville Residents.

3. Demonstrate a funding deficit in providing service.

4. Must be registered and licensed as required to do business in the State of Georgia.

5. Must have written financial management procedures, including policies/procedures for (a) managing and tracking cash receipts/disbursements, (b) budgeting, (c) purchasing or procurement, and (d) program income.

6. Must have written programmatic policies/procedures to include (a) program operating, (b) participants, and (c) employees/volunteers.

Pre-Application Requirements

To determine eligibility, organizations not funded in 2020 must submit a pre-application. Agencies presenting adequate programs as well as financial and organizational capacity will be invited to attend the virtual mandatory workshop and submit a full application.

The pre-application is available online and is due February 12, 2021 at 4:00 pm. 
Late, incomplete, or insufficient submissions will not be considered for funding. Please retain a copy for your records as items will not be returned. 

Mandatory Workshop

Agencies presenting adequate programs as well as financial and organizational capacity will be invited to attend a virtual mandatory workshop. The virtual training will be available March 1, 2021 through March 5, 2021. This valuable training will provide information regarding program regulations and requirements, as well as review the process of quarterly reporting and requesting reimbursements.

This session is provided at no cost to the attendee. It is mandatory that the responsible agent attend, but it is also recommended that a financial representative accompany them. A representative from your agency must be present for the duration of the workshop in order to be eligible to submit an Application. 

Application

ALL NEW AND PREVIOUSLY FUNDED AGENCIES ARE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION.

General Fund and CDBG applications will be accepted simultaneously, staff will determine which program is most appropriate. The application for the 2021 program year is due April 9, 2021 at 4:00 pm.  An electronic application will be provided to all eligible agencies. Late, incomplete, or insufficient submissions will not be considered for funding. Please retain a copy for your records as items will not be returned. Applications may be obtained by contacting Ms. Timiesha James.

Additional Information

For program information, please contact Ms. Timiesha James at (912) 876-3164 from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday, except holidays.