The Colony Cove HOA “Helping Hands” fund is maintained by the HOA and designed to provide emergency financial assistance to full-time Colony Cove Homeowners experiencing short-term, emergency situations and or need help to make repairs or modifications to make the home safe and maintain livability.
Helping Hands is funded by the HOA Membership and donations from Various Clubs and Groups.
Helping Hands Committee consists of three HOA members in good standing. All requests must be approved by two of the members.
Helping hands can be used for assistance in repair or replacement of a hot water heater, AC Unit, Electrical or plumbing issue, Roof repair, Handicap Ramp, Flooring, Grab Bar, etc.
Funds do not provide assistance for reoccurring bills such as rent, utilities, insurance, medications, car payments.
Applications are available online or at each community hall, at the HOA Boxes. Completed applications can be placed in the HOA drop boxes at the community halls.
Required financial information, as well as two estimates, are required for the committee to process,
All information is confidential and not shared beyond the Helping Hands Committee.
A meeting must be set up with a representative from the Helping Hands Committee to review the application and verify the need for funding. Once approved a copy of the completed application, detailing the situation and amount recommended shall be sent to the HOA President and Treasurer for Payment made out to the homeowner. Helping Hands cannot directly hire or pay any individual or firm for work. The HOA and members of the Helping Hands Committee will bear no responsibility for any repairs and shall be held harmless by all.
Homeowners are responsible for obtaining approval for any exterior modifications from ELS management and/or County Building Codes Office, such approval must be furnished prior to and payments.
Applicants agree to allow a member of the committee to verify all repair, work/modification are completed and to ensure the funds have been expended per the request.
The maximum non-repayable fund is $750.00 per home, Limited once in a 5-year period.
Colony Cove Home Owners Association realizes that at times a compliance complaint can financially devastate some homeowner’s monthly budget.
Helping Hands has a limited fund available to assist with the cost of power washing, weeding, small jobs that will bring homeowner back into compliance.
This fund is for full-time homeowners that do not have the ability or the funds for small compliance infractions. This can be used to prevent a compliance letter from ELS.
The fund is limited to $50.00 biannually.
Please fill complete the request online or place it in the HOA box at community halls (attach compliance complaint). Please label: Helping hands compliance funds
Work performed will be verified by helping hands and advise the compliance officer.
The Food Bank program functions to enhance the wellness of less fortunate individuals by supplementing their diets with a regular monthly bundle of nourishing food at no cost.
The food bundles do not supply a complete diet plan but are excellent resources of the nutrients commonly lacking in the diet regimens of participants.
Drive-thru food bank! 2nd Friday of each month!
At Manatee Hall – Drive-up open the trunk and we will put the food in. Touchless!!
Golf carts welcome we can put them right on the back! If you know a resident that can not get to us, let us know and we will get the food to them.