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Capacity Building Request for Proposals

ARE YOU A HOMELESS SERVICE PROVIDER IN LA COUNTY?

KEEP READING TO LEARN AN EXCITING CAPACITY BUILDING FUNDING OPPORTUNITY!

The Capacity Building Request for Proposals (RFP) supported by the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) and United Way’s Home For Good Funders Collaborative (Funders Collaborative) has entered an exciting new phase! Through this RFP, non-profit homeless service providers and developers in Los Angeles County can apply for funding to strengthen their operational infrastructure and internal processes. The overall goal of capacity building is to help organizations enhance the quality of service delivery to unhoused individuals in the community and progress towards achieving their mission.

Organizations may apply for either Assessment or Implementation & One-Time Infrastructure depending on the unique needs and goals of the organization. Please see the Find Chart Chart and the Capacity Building Packet linked to above help you figure out where to get started with this capacity building opportunity!

 

WHAT IS CAPACITY BUILDING?

Capacity building is a term used to describe enhancing organizational effectiveness by strengthening internal processes and operational infrastructure. This includes all of the departments that help an organization function on a day-to-day basis, such as Human Resources, Finance, IT, Development, etc.

 

WHERE DO I GET STARTED? 

Review the Find Chart Chart and the Capacity Building Packet to find the best place to get started! The capacity building team at LAHSA is happy to help answer any questions your organization may have about where to get started or how to apply. Please email any questions to capacitybuilding@lahsa.org.

 

HOW DO I APPLY? 

After determining the best starting point, complete the appropriate application by clicking on the links below!

 

WEBINAR 

  • Download a copy of the Information Session presentation by clicking here
  • Listen to the webinar held on September 20, 2018 by clicking here

Click HERE for a detailed list of consultants pre-qualified for capacity building support!

QUESTIONS? Email capacitybuilding@lahsa.org  

ABOUT THE FUNDERS COLLABORATIVE

The Home For Good Funders Collaborative has been a pivotal philanthropic force in our community’s progress to secure sufficient resources to end homelessness. This initiative of more than 30 public and private funders has been strategic and early supporters of systems change and testing solutions to bring to scale. Collectively, the members of the Funders Collaborative have committed over $33.5M in philanthropic investment, which has leveraged over $1BM in public resources. By pairing catalytic, innovative funding available through private philanthropy with more restrictive, yet larger and more sustainable public resources, our community has been able to unlock essential housing opportunities for those who need them most.

2017-2018 PARTNERS

Below is a list current foundation partners and funded organizations:

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