• Home For Good

2017 CITY PLANNING GRANT RFP

Submissions Due September 18

The Home For Good Funders Collaborative is proud to partner with the LA County Homeless Initiative to release a new funding opportunity for cities in the LA Continuum of Care to develop a plan to prevent & combat homelessness.

SINGLE CITY RFPMULTI-JURISDICTIONAL RFP

2017 CITY PLANNING GRANT RFP

For this new RFP opportunity, the Funders Collaborative is seeking proposals from the cities within the Los Angeles Continuum of Care (all cities except Glendale, Long Beach and Pasadena) that are built on collaboration with internal and external stakeholders to assess challenges and opportunities (existing and future) and develop a Homelessness Plan or enhance/expand an existing Homelessness Plan that will serve as a road map for the City’s participation in preventing and combating homelessness locally and regionally.

Applications are due no later than 12pm (Noon) on Monday, September 18, 2017 by email to rfp@unitedwayla.org

DOWNLOAD THE RFP USING THE LINK IN THE BANNER ABOVE.

QUESIONS & FAQs

For any questions related to your submission, please first download and review the the Frequently Asked Questions (as of 08.14.17). This document is updated throughout the submission period as questions are collected.

If your question is not addressed on the FAQs, please email it to rfp@unitedwayla.org. All relevant questions and responses will be included in the FAQ for all applicants to benefit from.

For questions related to the County’s Homeless Initiative, please email homelessinitiative@lacounty.gov or visit homeless.lacounty.gov.

Questions will not be accepted after September 13, 2017 at 5pm PT.

Information Session

Thursday, August 10 at 1:30pm

Download PPT Presentation

FUNDING TIMELINE

July 14, 9:30-11:30am — Cities Web Meeting (Recording)

July 28 — RFP Released

August 10, 1:30-3pm — Info Session

Sept 18, 12pm — Submission Deadline

Sept 27, 9am-12pm — 2nd City Summit

October — Awards Announced

 

 

2017 CITY PLANNING GRANT RFP

SINGLE CITY RFP

For cities applying independently for available homelessness planning funds.

MULTI-JURISDICTIONAL RFP

RFP for joint applications of up to 3 contiguous cities, collectively applying for homelessness planning funds.

FUNDING LEVEL
Individual cities are eligible to apply for planning grants based on 2017 Homeless Count Results:

$30,000 (Up to 100 homeless individuals identified)

$50,000 (100-400 homeless individuals identified)

$70,000 (400+ homeless individuals)

 

GRANT TERM
All approved awards are expected to launch in November 2017. Final City Plan is generally due no later than March 30, 2018.

 

SUBMISSION INFORMATION
Complete submissions are due no later than Sept 18 at 12pm PT (Noon).

All applications for funding consideration must be submitted by email to rfp@unitedwayla.org.

This funding opportunity is provided in partnership between the Home For Good Funders Collaborative & LA County Homelessness Initiative.

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:

ENDING HOMELESSNESS TOGETHER