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Request for Proposal

Metropolitan Family Services, as a recipient of funds from the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority, is granting sub-awards for agencies to provide outreach services, to mediate and intervene with conflicts, and to provide other supports to reduce the shooting and homicide incidents in high need communities.

The following Request For Proposal (RFP) and application documents can be downloaded for completion.  The deadline for the submission of this grant is 11:59PM on October 10, 2019 for a program period from Jan 1, 2020 – June 30, 2020. Please submit all materials to MFSgrants@metrofamily.org.

The following documents must be downloaded for completion.

  1. Request for Funding (RFP)
  2. Application Cover Sheet
  3. Program Narrative Questions
  4. Budget Narrative

The Complete Application Packet must be submitted to Metropolitan Family Services by the deadline (11:59PM on October 10, 2019) must include:

  1. Application Cover Sheet signed and in PDF
  2. Program Narrative, not to exceed 13 pages, in PDF
  3. 501(c)(3) IRS Letter, dated within the past 5 years
  4. Letter of Good Standing from the Illinois Secretary of State
  5. Federal Negotiated Indirect Cost Rate Agreement Letter, if budgeting for indirect costs.
  6. Budget/Budget Narrative in Excel Format

Further instructions are included in the RFP. Metropolitan Family Services also requires a programmatic risk assessment to be submitted prior to the execution of an agreement which will be sent to successful applicants.




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