Request for Proposal Released, JLA Seeks New Community Partner Project

The Junior League of Albany is pleased to release a Request for Proposals. We are seeking a collaborative partner to execute a community project that runs from, at minimum, September 2018 through May 2019 (our league year). Funds for this project are restricted at $10,000 for the league year. Additional funds may be allocated to continue the community project the following league year after assessment of the first-year outcome. If you are interested in applying or know of an organization that would qualify to participate (criteria listed below) please contact Jess Rubino at community@juniorleaguealbany.org for the full proposal.

Criteria for Evaluation and Selection:

  • Applications will only be considered for existing operating organizations/agencies.
  • Top Three finalists selected will present in our September board meeting at 6pm on September 4th.
  • A representative of the organization MUST present to advance in the selection process.

 

The Junior League of Albany will consider finalists for Project Proposals based on the following criteria:

  • The Project will benefit one of the following three targets: Women and children; city teenage population; mothers and newborns.
  • The Project should fit our overall mission of hunger/poverty and wellness.
  • The applicant’s community background, history and mission in the Albany community.
  • The applicant’s proposed project will require the collaboration of the applicant organization with the Junior League of Albany to implement volunteer opportunities for Junior League of Albany members when appropriate (board membership, done in a day volunteering activity, long-term projects, etc.)
  • The applicant will recognize the Junior League of Albany as a partner in the development of its program/project in all published materials, press releases, or other public announcements.
  • The applicant will propose activities for which there are:
    • Clearly established goals and objectives;
    • Feasible methods for attaining these goals and objectives;
    • A method of program evaluation;
    • A clear and adequate project/program budget, reflecting both expected income and expenditures;
    • A reasonable long range plan for self-sufficiency and/or increasing local support;
    • Sufficient staff and/or volunteers to accomplish its objectives; and
    • People, knowledge and equipment necessary and appropriate to the local situation and need.
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