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Funding and Supporters

Florida Legislature

Since 2014-15, the Florida legislature has partially supported Community Partnership Schools™ model replication and sustainability.

Note: Efforts to develop international partnerships, which may involve international travel, are funded by the university, college or other sponsor. No state legislative funding for Community Partnership Schools development and support is used for international travel.

FY 2019-20 Legislative Budget Allocation of $7.1 Million

  • Fund 15 school sites implementing the Community Partnership School™ model (25% match required)
  • Fund up to 12 new school sites (25% match required)
  • Expand the infrastructure of the UCF Center for Community Schools to match the school needs in technical assistance, training and development, assessment and evaluation, and university-assisted partnership

FY 2018-19 Legislative Budget Allocation of $1.4 Million

The Florida Legislature allocated $1.4 million in 2018-19 for the following:

  • Continue to provide Community Partnership School services at Evans High School, A Community Partnership School (subject to the 25 percent local match)
  • Continue to fund 10 Community Partnership Schools as development continues
  • Continue the Center for Community Schools at UCF to provide assistance and support to qualified schools in the development of Community Partnership Schools

FY 2017-18 Legislative Budget Allocation of $1 Million

The Florida Legislature allocated $1 million in 2017-18 for the following:

  • Continue to provide Community Partnership School services at Evans High School, A Community Partnership School (subject to the 25 percent local match)
  • Continue to fund nine Community Partnership Schools as development continues
  • Continue the Center for Community Schools at UCF to provide assistance and support to qualified schools in the development of Community Partnership Schools

FY 2016-17 Legislative Budget Allocation of $1.5 Million

The Florida Legislature allocated $1.5 million in 2016-17 for the following:

  • Continue to provide Community Partnership School services at Evans High School, A Community Partnership School (subject to the 25 percent local match)
  • Fund six current planning-grant schools to full-funding Community Partnership Schools (each subject to a 25 percent local match)
  • Continue the Center for Community Schools at UCF to provide assistance and support to qualified schools in the development of Community Partnership Schools

FY 2015-16 Legislative Budget Allocation of $900,000

The Florida Legislature allocated $900,000 in 2015-16 for the following:

  • Core funding for Evans High School, A Community Partnership School in Orlando (continuation)
  • Core funding for three 2014-15 planning grant schools
  • Two new planning grants for Florida schools interested in becoming a Community Partnership School ($75,000/$25,000-local match)
  • A technical assistance center at UCF (continuation)

FY 2014-15 Legislative Budget Allocation of $685,000

The Florida Legislature allocated $685,000 in 2014-15 for the following:

  • Three planning grants for Florida schools interested in becoming a Community Partnership School ($75,000/$25,000-local match)
    • Planning grants were awarded to the Brevard, Pasco and Escambia County school districts.
  • Core funding for Evans High School, A Community Partnership School in Orlando to provide the support and resources needed to impact student achievement (continuation)
  • A technical assistance center at UCF to develop Community Partnership Schools in Florida that adhere to a proven model
    • The Center for Community Schools opened in the fall of 2014 and an assistant director was hired in the spring of 2015.

In Kind Supporters

Chick-Fil-A
Waterford Lakes
Social House
Little Greek Fresh Grill