2012 Request for Proposals (RFP)
This grant is made possible by the Cornelia “Neill” Bullock Wilkins Charitable Endowment Fund of Cumberland Community Foundation, Inc.
This grant will support projects that promote the welfare of senior citizens. Groups may apply for single year funding of up to $20,000.00. Proposals will be considered through a competitive process in a broad range of interest areas; including, but limited to the following (presented in alphabetical order).
No grants will be made to or for:
Cumberland Community Foundation welcomes grant requests from nonprofit organizations that
If the organization is operating under a different IRS section, that must be indicated on the application.
DEADLINE AND REVIEW TIMELINE
The Data Form & Proposal must be received by January 25, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. Applications will not be accepted if they are incomplete or submitted with bindings, paper clips, or staples.
The review process takes approximately 10 weeks from submission of your proposal and the final decision. The final step is approval by the Board of Directors of Cumberland Community Foundation. Nonprofit agencies will be notified about the decision by letter, stating the outcome of their applications and, if successful, providing information about how to receive payment of the grant.
AWARD AND REPORTING REQUIREMENTS
Lobbying addressed directly to a Foundation board member, staff, or committee member is considered inappropriate. Cumberland Community Foundation’s board, staff, and volunteers have all signed Conflict of Interest statements and are committed to upholding the highest standards in this area. If a member is contacted on behalf of a grantee, the board/committee member will disclose the contact during discussion of the application will remove themselves from the deliberation process if they feel their objectivity has been compromised by the contact.
ADDRESS PROPOSALS TO:
Request for Proposals – Seniors
P.O. Box 2345
Fayetteville, NC 28302-2345
Download RFP for Senior Services Data Form and Proposal (word document)
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