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Community Investment Partnership (CIP)

Grants to Thurston County, Washington Nonprofits
and Tribes for Basic Needs and Early Education

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Thurston County Health and Human Services Council (HHSC) and United Way of Thurston County and the Cities of Lacey, Olympia and Tumwater

Conf. Date:


Deadline Date:

04/07/17 12:00 PM (Noon) Online Submission and 4/14/17 4:00 PM Hard Copy Delivery


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Grants to Thurston County region, Washington nonprofit organizations and Tribes for projects and programs that provide basic needs or increase educational success of underserved populations. An orientation session will be held on February 24, 2017.

At least 60% of CIP funds are intended for programs that increase educational success and resiliency of at-risk children and families. Single-year or three-year funding is available.

Up to 40% of CIP funds are designated for programs that meet basic needs of at-risk populations (single-year funding only).

Proposals should:

- Implement critical strategies that achieve measurable results;
- Coordinate community assets (partnership, agency and community volunteer time, staff and other resources); and
- Serve as a catalyst to achieve collective impacts for existing large systems changes.

When reviewing proposals for 2017, past performance will be considered.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 143037

Estimated Total Program Funding:


Term of Contract:

This funding will be for one year with programs starting on July 1, 2017 and ending June 30, 2018. The CIP Steering Committee will make both single-year and multi-year funding awards. Applications that receive a multi-year award will receive a contract that is funded with one year of funding that is renewable for an additional year(s) based on the availability of funding and a review of performance. Multi-year awards will be for up to three (3) years.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Entities eligible for CIP funding are:

1) Private non-profit organizations meeting the statutory requirements under the IRS 501(C) (3) designation;
2) Public non-profit organizations;
3) Tribes.

All applicants must have established appropriate financial internal controls and accounting procedures to assure proper disbursement and accounting of funds provided.

CIP grants do not support capital projects or endowment funds.

Pre-proposal Conference:

One orientation session for this funding cycle will be provided on February 24, 2017 from 2:00 – 4:00 PM at the Thurston County Public Health and Social Services Department.

Pre-Application Information:

Application Process:

1. Your organization will need to create an account with to complete and submit an application.
2. Submit your application and supporting documents through ZoomGrants no later than 12:00 p.m. (noon) on April 7, 2017. Applications received after this date and time will not be accepted.
3. Deliver one (1) signed hard copy to Thurston County Public Health and Social Services no later than 4:00 PM April 14, 2017.

Grants will be awarded by approximately May 16, 2016.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

The orientation session will be held at the Thurston County Public Health and Social Services Conference Room 107 at the address below.

Applicants must apply through an on-line application tool, available at:

In addition, one signed hard copy must be delivered to:

Thurston County Public Health and Social Services
412 Lilly Rd. NE
Olympia, WA. 98506

For questions regarding this RFP, contact either:

- Jessica Bateman at (360) 943-2773 x 22 or
- Gary Aden at (360) 867-2532 or

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Washington: Thurston County Region

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