The Community Foundation of Westmoreland County (CFWC) is issuing this Request for Proposals (RFP) in partnership with the Westmoreland County Commissioners and the Westmoreland County Department of Human Services to distribute up to $3 million in American Rescue Plan funds to nonprofits providing human services in Westmoreland County.
Grants will provide funding to nonprofit organizations to support the needs of Westmoreland County residents in one or more of the following priority areas: Mental Health, Homelessness and Housing, Human Services for Children and Youth and Workforce Development. Applicants may request support for pilot projects or existing programs with significant proposed innovations.
Awards will start at $150,o00 for a 17-month project period beginning Aug. 1, 2023, and ending Dec. 31, 2024.
Eligible applicants include registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations that have a minimum operating budget of $300,000, have audited financial statements and demonstrate the organizational capacity and expertise necessary to manage federal funds.
2023 APPLICATION TIMELINE
Dates and times are tentative and subject to change.
|RFP Released and Applications Open||
April 3 | Application period is closed.
|Public Information Sessions (virtual)
April 10 at 3 p.m. - View recording
April 11 at 11 a.m. - View recording
|Deadline for Questions*||April 21 at 5 p.m.|
|Application Submission Deadline||May 12 at 11 p.m.|
|Estimated Decision Date||July 13, 2023|
|Timeline for use of funds||Aug. 1, 2023 - Dec. 31, 2024|
Application period is now closed.
*Download FAQs below. Questions about the RFP must be submitted by 5 p.m. on April 21, 2023, to receive a response. Questions should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line "ARPA RFP Questions." Responses will be posted to this page after they are compiled.