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Posted on: July 1, 2022

[ARCHIVED] The City of DeFuniak Springs Invites Non-Profits to Apply For Funding

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                             

July 1, 2022


The City of DeFuniak Springs Invites Non-Profits to Apply For Funding

Deadline is Friday, July 22, 2022, at 5 p.m.   


DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, Fla. – The City of DeFuniak Springs is preparing for our upcoming budget season and we’re excited to invite non-profit organizations the opportunity to apply for funding during our 2022 fiscal year.

Funding is at the discretion of the City Council and per available budget funds. The DeFuniak Springs City Council, collectively, has placed a maximum amount of $30,000.00 to be funded for all non-profit agencies with a $5,000.00 maximum funding per agency. The emphasis for funding this year will be placed on Youth Services.  Application submission does not guarantee funding.

To apply for funding, an application must be completed and submitted to City Hall no later than July 22, 2022, at 5 p.m.  The application can be found at under the Government tab, Finance Department, Non-profit resources.   Please provide one stapled original and eleven stapled copies, along with all requested documentation, for Council consideration.

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Administration department at 850-892-8500.

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About The City of DeFuniak Springs:  Located in Northwest Florida’s Gulf Coast, one hundred miles east of Tallahassee, the City of DeFuniak Springs is the county seat of Walton County. We are the gateway to the beaches of the Emerald Coast and home to Lake DeFuniak, one of only two spring-fed lakes in the world that is almost perfectly round. Founded in the 19th century as a resort for railroad travelers, and later the summer resort for the Chautauqua, the town welcomed presidents, poets, writers, and musicians to the charming community as a vacation destination. We still welcome travelers interested in Florida's rich history and culture. To find out more, visit our website at or call (850) 892-8500.

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