Century Continues Application Process For $1.3 Million In Grants

September 14, 2016

The Town of Century is moving forward with applications for grants totaling just over $1.3 million for tornado recovery.

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity has made  $600,483 in emergency funding available for recovery efforts following the February 15 EF-3 tornado. The application process for Century is basically a formality…the state has announced that Century is the only local government eligible to apply for the funds.

At this week’s meeting of the Century Town Council, members voted unanimously to apply for the funds, with their application due by September 28.

The application process is currently also underway on  a $700,000 small cities  Community Development Block Grant for housing rehabilitation and replacement.

Pictured: Century Mayor Freddie McCall. NorthEscambia.com file photo, click to enlarge.


3 Responses to “Century Continues Application Process For $1.3 Million In Grants”

  1. fisherman on September 15th, 2016 7:38 am

    Yea they need money. They should stop hiring $300.00 an hour attorney!!!!

  2. Retired on September 14th, 2016 11:14 am

    Also a shout out to the Grant Writers. We appreciate you so much. Your efforts and work are for our town are such a blessing. When Century thrives the entire area benefits. This is very exciting news. Thank you for your work and dedication.

  3. Retired on September 14th, 2016 1:49 am

    I am so proud of the Mayor and the council and the staff in Century. I have been watching this struggle and process. What determination and faith and optimism and tenacity to keep on in the face of adversity. The prayer of the faithful and hopeful are being answered and God is making a way. What a challenge to over come. Even Steve Barry told us what an amazing man Freddie McCall is plus he thought Bout well was an up and coming star. He said Leslie Gonzales was an amazing person. We said, yes we know!!!

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