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2018-2019 HOMELESS SYSTEMS FELLOWSHIP PILOT

APPLICATION PERIOD CLOSES ON DEC. 15, 2017 The Home For Good Funders Collaborative is proud to offer a new Homeless Systems Fellowship Pilot that will support the placement of at least five fellows in critical public agencies and offices working to prevent and end homelessness in LA County. HOMELESS SYSTEMS APPLICATIONPILOT OVERVIEW

2018-2019 Homeless Systems Fellowship Application 

For this new opportunity, the Funders Collaborative is seeking proposals from public sector partners located in Los Angeles County, committed to systems change work to end homelessness and interested in working with, mentoring, and developing a one-year paid fellow to help in the community’s plan to end homelessness. This opportunity is open to public agencies including elected offices, LA County departments, and agencies in other local municipalities.

Applications are due no later than 5:00pm on Wednesday, December 15, 2017 by email to rfp@unitedwayla.org

DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION USING THE LINK IN THE BANNER ABOVE.

QUESTIONS & FAQs

For any questions related to your submission, please first download and review the Frequently Asked Questions (as of 11.20.17). 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.

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

FUNDING TIMELINE

November 15 — Application Released

December 15, 5:00pm — Submission Deadline

January 2018 — Announcement of public sector awardees

Jan. – June 2018 — Recruitment and selection process of fellows

Jul. 2018 – June 2019 — Fellows participate in systems fellowship program

 

HOMELESS SYSTEMS FELLOWSHIP PILOT

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

FELLOWS

  • Receive a stipend up to $50,000 through a consulting contract with United Way
  • Serve full-time, 40 hours/week from July 2018 – June 2019
  • Work will be 100% dedicated to work and/or projects related to ending homelessness
  • Work closely with a designated staff member dedicated to homelessness

 

PUBLIC SECTOR PARTNERS

  • Identify a staff member whose work is dedicated to homelessness who will supervise and mentor the fellow
  • Provide resources for the fellow to perform his/her tasks
  • Assign projects with a focus on preventing and ending homelessness
  • Host all fellows during the fellowship year to provide an overview of the agency and its role in ending homelessness

SUBMISSION INFORMATION

Complete submissions are due no later than Dec. 15 at 5pm PT.

All applications for funding consideration must be submitted by email to rfp@unitedwayla.org. No more than one application will be accepted per agency. Applications may be submitted prior to the deadline.

2017 CITY PLANNING GRANT RFP –

APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED

In Fall 2017, the Home For Good Funders Collaborative, in collaboration with the County Homeless Initiative, released a one-time opportunity for local cities in the LA Continuum of Care to apply for funding to create a local homelessness plan. After an extensive review process, 47 cities were awarded planning grants. Below is the information shared with applicants and utilized during the review process for this funding opportunity:

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