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Human Services Grant Program

Grants to Provincetown, Massachusetts Human Services
Nonprofits for Operating and Program Support

Agency Type:

Local

Funding Source:

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Town of Provincetown

Deadline Date:

12/06/17 3:00 PM

Description:

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Grants to Provincetown, Massachusetts nonprofit organizations to meet local human services needs. Emphasis is placed on programs serving low- and moderate-income households, as well as those who are underinsured or uninsured. This program allocates support to the overall operations of qualifying agencies.

The Town has designed this grant program to help identify a clearer link between the grant funding it provides to Human Services agencies and needs identified by the community itself, by directing Town resources to agencies-- particularly locally-based agencies-- meeting needs not otherwise met.

Program in FY 2019. Funding will be targeted towards programs which address needs identified by the Town:

-Mental Health Services
-Substance Abuse Services
-Services for Children, Teens, Families-at-Risk, Elders
-Domestic Violence Services
-Legal Services
-Services Addressing Housing and Hunger
-HIV and Chronic Care Services
-Services for People with Disabilities

Proposals must meet the following minimum specifications:

1. The agency or project must provide a presence in Provincetown, which is underserved by public transportation; or must provide access to services provided elsewhere.

2. The service must demonstrate how it plans to coordinate its services with other providers and/or local initiatives and avoid duplication of services to clients.

3. The service must demonstrate a willingness to collaborate with existing community initiatives in place to address similar health and Human Services concerns.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 148868

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$85,000

Term of Contract:

The Town of Provincetown is soliciting funding requests from Human Services agencies serving the residents of Provincetown for the Fiscal Year beginning July 1, 2018 and ending June 30, 2019.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicant must provide evidence of IRS 501(c)(3) status or monitoring by a qualified agent.

Pre-Application Information:

Proposals are due no later than Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 3:00 PM.

Proposals selected for funding will be included in an omnibus appropriation article submitted by the Town of Provincetown to its April 2, 2018 Annual Town Meeting.

A tentative review schedule is as follows:
-December 6, 2017: Human Services Committee meets for preliminary review.
-December 13, 2017: Human Services Committee meets with new proposers, as needed, to hear oral presentation from each agency and develop funding strategy.
-January 10, 2018: Public Hearing on proposed funding strategy is held.
-April 2, 2018: Annual Town Meeting Vote.

Funding requests must be in the form of a lump sum proposal. Payments to agencies funded by the FY 2019 omnibus appropriation shall be made semi-annually, in two equal payments in accordance with the following schedule: December 31, 2018 and June 30, 2019.

Contact Information:

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

Chris Hottle, COA/HS Director
508-487-7080
chottle@provincetown-ma

David Panagore, Town Manager
508-487-7002
dpanagore@provincetown-ma.gov

Submit all materials to:

Office of the Town Manager
Provincetown Town Hall,
260 Commercial Street
Provincetown, MA 02657

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Massachusetts: Town of Provincetown