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USA: New York City; New York
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Grants ranging from $60,000 to $80,000 to New York nonprofit organizations and municipal governments to alleviate poverty and improve economic opportunities for low-income populations. Questions regarding the RFP are due by April 22. The conference call will be held April 28.
Successful applicants will act as connector organizations and must commit to recruiting, training, placing or managing volunteers within their organizations and within nonprofit organizations in their communities.
Applicants must identify an issue area or areas of focus, under the macro goal of alleviating poverty, and will articulate how the volunteers they recruit, train and manage will make a demonstrable impact in their communities.
Preference will be given to agencies that seek to serve the five Empire State Development (ESD) regions of New York State not currently served by VGF programming. These five regions are the Capital District, Central NY, the Southern Tier, Long Island, and the North Country.
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Contracts awarded in response to this RFP will have a contract term of no more than 18 months.
The anticipated start date for contracts awarded in response to this RFP will be August 1, 2016, or the day the contract is approved by the Office of the State Comptroller, whichever date is later. The contract term will end no later than February 28, 2018.
New Yorkers Volunteer
State Commission on National & Community Service
52 Washington Street
North Building - Suite 338
Rensselaer, NY 12144