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Workshops set for ECHO grant program

Posted On: August 9, 2018

The Volusia County Environmental, Cultural, Historical and Outdoor Recreation (ECHO) Grants-in-Aid program is starting the 2018-2019 grant cycle with two mandatory workshops.

Eligible applicants who wish to apply must attend at least one of the two workshops, which are scheduled at:

  • 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17, in the second-floor training room of the Volusia County Historic Courthouse, 125 W. Indiana Ave., DeLand.
  • 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24, in the third-floor training room of the Volusia County Lifeguard Headquarters, 515 S. Atlantic Ave., Daytona Beach.

The workshops are open to the public.

ECHO grants are provided through a competitive application process annually and are for the purpose of acquisition, restoration, construction or improvement of facilities to be used for environmental, cultural, historical and outdoor recreational purposes for public use. Eligible applicants include 501(c) (3) not-for-profit corporations, municipal governments within Volusia County, and departments of Volusia County Government.

For more information about the ECHO program, visit www.volusia.org/echo

Notice under the Americans with Disabilities Act (Title II)

In accordance with Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Volusia County will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its services, programs and activities. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a modification of policies or procedures to participate in a program, service or activity of the county, should contact the county’s ADA Title II coordinator, George Baker, at 386-248-1760 at least two business days before the scheduled event or meeting.

This notice also applies to written requests by a physically handicapped person needing a special accommodation to attend a public meeting in accordance with section 286.26, Florida Statutes. 

A copy of the county’s Notice under the Americans with Disabilities Act (Title II) can be obtained at www.volusia.org/ada or by calling 386-248-1760.