Fulton County Commissioners approved $1,850,000 in 2013-2014 F.R.E.S.H. (Fulton Roundtable Expanded Services Headquarters) Grant funds for selected non-profit groups to carry out programs and direct services to children ages 0 to 21 from July 1, 2013, through June 30, 2014. The grant recipients were recommended by the F.R.E.S.H. Grant Community Advisory Boards. Commissioners approved the grant awards during the Wednesday, May 15, 2013 Recess Meeting.
The Community Advisory Boards reviewed applications, identified potential program sites and determined funding allocations. All applicants were required to address at least one of the following goals from the Board of Commissioners Health and Human Services Focus Areas, which included developing a network of integrated and effective health and human services that improve health outcomes and promote health equity; and enact policies that promote health equity and environmental justice.