Today, at the Bradenton City Council Meeting, Chief Melanie Bevan awarded eight organizations funding from the Florida Contraband Forfeiture Fund Award Program.
The purpose of this program is to provide support to neighborhood agencies and organizations engaged in projects that seek to improve neighborhood safety, promote crime prevention, drug prevention, drug education, drug treatment services, or school resource officer programs. This is accomplished by offering to fund neighborhood groups, associations, or organizations which have developed specific projects to address these areas of concern.
The Funding Approval Committee reviewed all applications and approved the allocation of funds
for the following organizations:
Boys & Girls Club of Manatee County
Manatee County Girls Club, Inc. “Just for Girls
New Manatee Broncos
Replay Outreach, Inc.
Pace Center for Girls
Humane Society of Manatee County
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