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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Capacity Building Technical Assistance Options
To best suit the unique needs of providers, two (2) options for capacity building technical assistance are available. For more detail, please see page 3 of the RFP.
Infrastructure needs should be directly related to the implementation of your Technical Assistance request and should be integrated into your implementation plan. Infrastructure requests should be clearly outlined in the narrative portion of the application as well as the budget.
Approved Technical Assistance Vendors
The following Capacity Building Technical Assistance Vendors have been approved by LAHSA:
Organizations can review the subject matter areas of expertise and select a vendor from the list. Please click here to access the list. Please note organizations can still opt to use a vendor of their choice by submitting the Vendor Request form on page 17 of the RFP. Please review the full Organization Capacity Building Technical Assistance Application for more details.
Please submit the complete application and all supporting documentation to email@example.com.
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.
An informational webinar was held on Monday, February 5. For those who were unable to participate in the live webinar, LAHSA has made the presentation available on YouTube: https://youtu.be/sS286DBK6L4
DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION USING THE LINK IN THE BANNER ABOVE.
QUESTIONS? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Please go to the following site for more information on how to apply for the fellowship: www.homeforgoodla.org/fellowship
Congratulations to the following public agencies and offices that were awarded the opportunity to host a Homelessness Policy Fellow from July 2018 – June 2019!