Request for Proposals: $12m Youth Fund!

Request for Proposals: $12m Youth Fund!

Request for proposals are now available for the Baltimore Children and Youth Fund! Baltimore City Council President Bernard C. “Jack” Young introduced the legislation to create the $12 million Fund and voters approved it via referendum in 2016. The Fund is a historic initiative aimed at improving conditions and opportunities for Baltimore children, youth and young adults under the age of 24.

Following a comprehensive community design and implementation planning process, during which Baltimore residents weighed in on the direction and Year 1 priorities of the fund, Associated Black Charities, on behalf of the Baltimore City Mayor & City Council, is now accepting Requests for Proposals (RFP) for the Fund’s first round of grant awards.

In support of this effort, two information sessions will be conducted. There will be a brief explanation given about Youth Fund planning process, overview of the RFP, and also opportunities for question and answers.

One session has transpired and the remaining takes place on:

Wednesday, June 13th 2018  from 4:30-6:00 pm and can be accessed via webinar.

Webinar Info: You can also dial in using your phone:

US: +1 669 900 6833 or +1 646 558 8656

Webinar ID: 282 601 389

Note: The webinar will be recorded and posted to the BCYF website.

In addition to the information sessions there will be three community capacity building sessions. The objective of these sessions will be to support prospective applicants of the Fund (particularly grassroots applicants and applicants with limited or no grant writing experience/capacity) in assembling competitive grant proposals by delivering quality technical assistance and advisement. The sessions will assist with

– Developing your project budget

– Developing your project description

– Developing and selecting performance measures

– Choosing a fiscal sponsor (if you are not a 501c3)

– Onsite technical assistance

Capacity Building sessions will take place

– June 16, 2018 12:00-4:00 pm | Langston Hughes Community, Business and Resource Center, 5011 Arbutus Ave, Baltimore, MD 21215

– July 2, 2018 4:30- 8:30 pm | Baltimore City Community College – Liberty Campus (Fine Arts Building), 2901 Liberty Heights Ave, Baltimore, MD 21215

– July 7, 2018 12:00 -4:00 pm | Dunbar High School, 1400 Orleans St, Baltimore, MD 21231

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