Guardian Community Resource Management Inc. (Guardian) is a full service grant management firm serving local governments throughout the state of Florida providing research, planning, and grant writing, leveraging opportunities, grant administration, project delivery services, environmental reviews, agency reporting, financial oversight and complete desk top and on-site monitoring services for numerous federal and state funded grant and loan programs.
As an industry leader, we are here to help you meet the increasing need for infrastructure, economic development, creation of high wage jobs and improved housing in your community through the use of federal and state grant funded programs and loan sources.
Guardian has over 120 years of combined team experience, and is a leader in grant research, planning, writing/application and grant administration services for federal and state initiated programs. With ongoing budgetary constraints, local governments need the financial assistance from federal and state grants to assist in their community’s development needs. Guardian professionals have worked on hundreds of publicly funded projects using every major state and federal funding source.
In short, when you’re talking about overall experience from research to grant writing and administration of state and federal grant funded programs, you will not find a more knowledgeable, dedicated and ethical team than Guardian.
EXPERIENCE WITH STATE AND FEDERAL REGULATIONS AND PROGRAMS
CDBG Neighborhood Revitalization (250+ miles of water, sewer, roads, & storm water)
CDBG Economic Development (with over $50 million in ED funds handled)
CDBG Housing Rehabilitation & Development (4000+ units addressed in Florida)
CDBG Commercial Revitalization (including matching FDOT, Historic, Parks, & CRA)
CDBG Neighborhood Stabilization Program (over $40M in NSP and program income)
CDBG ED Loans (addressing infrastructure for small business development)
CDBG Disaster Recovery Set-Aside (negotiating with state officials for best award)
CDBG Disaster Recovery Special Appropriations (for7 different storm events)
CDBG Section 108 Loan (including developing the first successful 108 in Florida)
EDA Public Works Grants and Technical Assistance Grants
EPA STAG and Special Project Appropriations
FDEO (fka FDCA) Community Development, Disaster, and Preservation Grants
FDEP - EPA 319 Grant - Clean Water Act – Nonpoint Source Program
FDEP SRF Facility Loan & Grants, Park Grants, and Water Quality Grants
FDOT Capital Projects/ISTEA and TEA 21
FEMA-FDEO Disaster Recovery and Mitigation Matching Grants
FHFC State Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP)
Florida Housing Finance Corporation HOME and SHIP funds
HUD Economic Development Initiative Special Appropriations
HUD Neighborhood Stabilization Program 1 and 3
State OTTED (formerly) Rural Infrastructure, Road Grants and Enterprise Zones
USDA Water & Waste Loan-Grant and Housing Preservation Grants
Water Management District Cooperative Funding