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CAPACITY BUILDING TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE RFP & HOMELESS SYSTEMS FELLOWSHIP

ORGANIZATION CAPACITY BUILDING TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE APPLICATIONFELLOWSHIP OVERVIEW

CAPACITY BUILDING RFP

The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority and the Home For Good Funders Collaborative have released a joint Capacity Building Request for Proposals (RFP) for nonprofit homeless service providers and housing developers in L.A. County to request assessment, technical assistance and infrastructure support. 

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQS)

Eligibility & Overview

All nonprofit homeless service providers participating in the LA County Coordinated Entry System (CES) are eligible to apply. Providers do not need to operate a CES contract to be eligible.

Applications for capacity building technical assistance will be accepted on a rolling basis, contingent on fund availability. Applications must be submitted by the first of the month for review. Review of applications will be completed within 30 days of submission. Applicants will be made aware of selection decisions within 30 days of the close of the review period.

Applications for capacity building technical assistance will focus on enhancements to operational infrastructure, in the areas of operational management, leadership development, program administration, information technologies, office space, and professional services.

Applicants may send questions to rfp@unitedway.org.

Capacity Building Technical Assistance Options

To best suit the unique needs of providers, three (3) options for capacity building technical assistance are available.

  • Option A: Organization Capacity Needs Assessment Requests
  • Option B: Implementation Requests
  • Option C: Infrastructure Requests

For more detail, please see page 3 of the RFP.

Submission Instructions

Please submit the complete application and all supporting documentation to capacitybuilding@lahsa.org

Applications must be submitted by the first of the month to adhere to submission, review, and approval timelines. For an application to be considered complete, all signatures must be physical. No electronic signatures will be accepted. 

 

DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION USING THE LINK IN THE BANNER ABOVE.

QUESTIONS? CONTACT RFP@UNITEDWAY.ORG 

2018-2019 HOMELESS SYSTEMS FELLOWSHIP

Apply to become a fellow at a public agency in LA County!

FELLOWSHIP POSITION DESCRIPTIONFREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQS)

WHAT IS THE HOMELESS SYSTEMS FELLOWSHIP? 

The Home For Good Funders Collaborative is excited to announce the launch of the 2018-2019 Homeless Systems Fellowship! This one-year, full-time fellowship program (July 2018 – June 2019) will place at least 5 recent graduates with advanced degrees in public agencies and offices working to prevent and end homelessness in LA County. Fellows will be embedded on current teams and engage directly in homeless systems projects related to policy and planning. The Homeless Systems Fellowship is a truly unique opportunity for recent graduates to gain firsthand experience in the public sector tackling one of LA’s most challenging and critical issues – homelessness.

IMPORTANT DATES & DEADLINES

April 15: Application Deadline

May: Interviews will be conducted onsite at fellowship placement sites

June: Fellows will be selected

July: Fellowship begins!

HOW TO APPLY – COMING SOON!

Interested candidates should apply online. Applicants will be required to submit the following documentation:

  • Resume
  • List of 3 references (including at least one professional reference AND one academic reference)
  • Writing Sample (1-2 pages in length, double-spaced; policy brief or memo in related area preferred)

If you have any questions regarding the fellowship or application process, please email rfp@unitedwayla.org.

Please note: Only applicants who meet the minimum qualifications and submit fully completed applications will be contacted.

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