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Forfeiture Grant Program
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The purpose of the Florida Contraband Forfeiture Fund Award 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 and/or provide drug treatment services. This is accomplished by offering funding to neighborhood groups, associations, or organizations which have developed specific projects to address these areas of concern.

There are no matching fund requirements, nor are there restrictions on the amount of funding requested or the scope of the project for which support is requested. However, the amount distributed to approved applicants is within the sole discretion of the Chief of Police and the amount of funding available.

The Funding Approval Committee prefers to recommend allocation of funds to several different organizations or for several different projects that may be smaller parts of a broader effort by larger organizations. Proposals may range from requests for funding of entire projects or components of a larger project. Proposals may be for any ongoing program or regularly held event, provided the project, program or event meets the eligibility criteria set forth in the forfeiture application.

2019 Recipients of our Forfeiture Grant

  • Academy Prep Center of St. Petersburg, Inc.
  • Ballistic Track and Field
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of the Suncoast
  • Brookwood Florida, Inc.
  • Childs Park Rattlers Youth Athletics
  • Cloud Nine Outdoors, Inc.
  • Community EFX, Inc.
  • CONA - Council of Neighborhood Associations
  • City of St. Petersburg Parks & Recreation
  • City of St. Petersburg Therapeutic Recreation Programs
  • Delta Sigma Theta, St. Petersburg Alumnae Chapter
  • Eckerd College Search and Rescue (EC-SAR)
  • Front Porch Community Development Association, Inc. (Front Porch CDA, Inc.)
  • Gibbs High School
  • Girls on the Run Greater Tampa Bay
  • Gloria Foddrell
  • Greater Pinellas Point Civic Association
  • Greater Tampa Bay Area Council - The Boy Scouts of America
  • Heels to Heal
  • Johns Hopkins All Children's
  • Junior League of St. Petersburg
  • Nite Riders Van Club
  • Northeast High School Athletic Boosters, Inc.
  • On Time Entity Sports, LLC
  • Police Athletic League of St. Petersburg
  • RCS Pinellas
  • South St. Petersburg Youth Basketball, Inc.
  • Spartan Band Boosters
  • St. Petersburg High School Boys Basketball
  • St. Petersburg Police Explorer Post #980
  • Starting Right, Now
  • Suncoast Cheerleading Association
  • The Gathering of Women, Inc.
  • The Red Tent Women's Initiative, Inc.
  • The St Petersburg Rev. Dr. M.L. King, Jr. Commemmorative Org.
  • Young King & Queens College Prep & Mentoring
  • World Partnerships, Inc.
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