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RFP Process

Monadnock United Way (MUW)
CHILDREN’S RFP INVESTMENT PROCESS
for 2019-2020 Funding
 
 
What we look for:
  • Alignment: That the program strategically aligns with the outcomes and strategies related to Children (see Children RFP Overview
  • Clear community need for the project 
  • A clear and realistic plan describing what will be accomplished
  • A description of the expected impact of your work
  • Past performance and innovation
  • Applicants who meet MUW standards for governance, program, agency, sustainability and financial health
  • Lead agency is a 501(c)3
  • Applicant meets eligibility requirements and application deadlines (eligibility requirements available upon registration and during Letter of Intent process)
  • Registration is completed at www.muw.org by clicking on e-Cimpact if a new user
  • All applicants apply through e-Cimpact system available at www.muw.org
 
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Geographic Focus: (click here to see map)
Programs serving all of Cheshire County and a portion of Hillsborough County including the following:
CHESHIRE COUNTY
Alstead, Chesterfield, Spofford, Dublin, Fitzwilliam, Gilsum, Harrisville, Hinsdale, Jaffrey, Keene, Marlborough, Marlow, Nelson, Richmond, Rindge, Roxbury, Stoddard, Sullivan, Surry, Swanzey ,Troy, Walpole, Westmoreland, Winchester 
 
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY
Antrim, Bennington, Francestown, Greenfield, Greenville, Hancock, Hillsboro, Deering, Mason, New Ipswich, Peterborough, Sharon, Temple
 
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Eligibility:
Applicants must be recognized as tax-exempt human service organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Organizations that do not have this status may apply for grants if another 501(c)(3) acts as a reporting and fiscal sponsor. Eligibility requirements can be completed through e-Cimpact after registering.

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Grant Amount and Funding Period:
Up to $30,000 for individual applications and $150,000 for collective application per year. This application is for funding for 2019-2020, contingent on availability of funding, performance and compliance with the memorandum of agreement.

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MUW Does Not Fund:
  • More than 10% of administrative expenses
  • Religious programs (although-faith based organizations are welcome to apply for non-religious programs)
  • Deficit reduction or expenses already incurred
  • Capital campaigns or land acquisition
  • Programs that are typically the responsibility of federal, state or municipal funding.
  • Academic research
  • Programs that re-grant funds to others
  • Grants to individuals
  • Multiple grant proposals from the same organization for the same program service
  • Grant writers and/or fundraising

Questions? Contact Monadnock United Way at 603-352-4209

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Information for future RFP processes will be available at a later date.