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Request a Grant Letter of Support

The City of Tampa Grants Office has established the following process for organizations requesting a letter of support for a grant proposal. In situations where the Grants Office provides a letter of support, agencies must recognize that the Grants Office is neither a partner nor a required assuring entity for the grant. The Grants Office recognizes that grant applicants, if successful, may be able to support and/or enhance services consistent with the City of Tampa’s mission, thereby, improving the lives of the local community by maximizing funding resources other than those provided by the City. For this reason, City officials may wish to provide a letter of support.

The Grants Office will review proposals carefully and will give each request serious consideration; paying particular attention to the programmatic, fiscal, administrative, and legal aspects of the proposal and the anticipated outcomes to Tampa residents.

The following procedure should serve as minimal guidelines for all applicants seeking a letter of support. PLEASE BE SURE TO UPLOAD A SAMPLE LETTER OF SUPPORT AT THE END OF THE FORM.

How may we contact you...  (Note: * = Required Information)

* First Name:
* Last Name:
* Email:
* Daytime Phone:

Your Message...

Type of Letter
*What type of letter are you requesting?
*Deadline: Note: Letters of Support must be requested no less than thirty (30) business days prior to the requested deadline.
Requested Author of Letter of Support  

*Who are you requesting this letter of support from?

If you specified  "Administrator", "Dept. Head" or "Other",
please specify the name of the person you
are requesting to sign your letter of support:
Grant Information:
What is the full name of the grant you are seeking?
CFDA/CFSA Number (If Applicable):
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA)
Catalog of State Financial Assistance (CFSA)
Check the box if this request
 is for a foundation grant
*Grant amount requested:
Match amount requested:
List of in-kind services requested:
(Justification for all in-kind services required)
Requesting Agency Information
*Name of Requesting Agency
*Organization Type:
If "Other" selected, please specify:  
*Contact Name:
*Business Phone Number:
*Street Address
Website Address
Check the box if your agency will be partnering with other agencies for this particular grant
List any local agencies applying for this particular grant opportunity:
Funding Agency Information
*Name of Funding Agency:
* Funder Type:
*Funding Agency Point of Contact:
*Mailing Address:
Website (if applicable)
How would you like the letter to be distributed?
Select all that apply:
Mail direct to funding agency
Email direct to funding agency
Mail direct to requesting agency
Email direct to requesting agency
Please provide any comments or voice any concerns you may have about this process:
The City of Tampa Grants Office will keep track of all Letters of Support that are issued to Tampa Bay agencies. Respectfully, we would like to encourage open lines of communication and information sharing. Please let us know the award status (e.g. Awarded, Declined) of your proposal if we provided a letter of support. This information can be submitted at

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