Alexandria Fund for Human Services Notice of Opportunity

The Alexandria Fund for Human Services (AFHS) supports human service programs vital to meeting the needs of the Alexandria community with broadly defined service priorities for young children, youth, families, immigrants, seniors and persons with disabilities. The Fund priorities help to ensure that the city’s residents will be served during their times of vulnerability.

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Notice of Opportunity - Alexandria Fund for Human Services Fiscal Years 2019 to 2021 Request for Grant Proposals

NOTE: Deadline February 12, 2018

The goal of the Alexandria Fund for Human Services (AFHS) is to support human service programs vital to meeting the needs of the Alexandria community with broadly defined service priorities for young children, youth, families, immigrants, seniors, persons with disabilities and individuals with low incomes. The Fund priorities help to ensure that the City's most vulnerable residents will be served.

***On page two of the Request for Grant Proposal Guidelines, under the header “Requirements,” the language reading “Only private non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations are eligible to apply for AFHS funding for Outcomes 3, 4 and 5” is amended to read “only non-profit organizations, private or public, with a 501(c)(3) status are eligible to apply for AFHS funding for Outcomes 3, 4 and 5.”


Pre-Proposal Conference: Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 1 p.m.

Department of Community & Human Services
2525 Mt. Vernon Avenue, Multipurpose Conference Room, Alexandria, VA 22301

Email  DCHSAlexFund@alexandriava.gov to register to attend. The deadline to register for the pre-proposal conference is January 9, 2018.  Due to changes to the Fund, all parties interested in applying for funding are urged to attend.

All proposals must be transmitted electronically using the online application. Proposals may not be delivered in person, by U. S. Postal Service, courier, email or facsimile. Successful applicants will be notified by May 24, 2018.

Interested parties may download the electronic versions of the AFHS Request for Grant Proposals Application with the required forms and a copy of these Guidelines from the City's website, www.alexandriava.gov. Hard copies of the proposal guidelines are available from the Department of Community and Human Services (DCHS).

The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. To request an alternative format, please contact staff at DCHSAlexFund@alexandriava.gov.

FY 2019 – FY 2021 Pre-Proposal Conference Presentation


Frequently Asked Questions

This document is intended to assist applicants in completing the AFHS application. The information in the document may answer questions you have and help you avoid similar problems or mistakes. Please visit this page as new information may be added until the deadline on February 12, 2018.  


Purpose

The City of Alexandria is seeking proposals from nonprofit organizations to provide a range of human services that fall within the grant priorities to Alexandrians birth through adulthood (including seniors), per­sons with disabilities, and families. Orga­nizations applying for funding may be based either in the City of Alex­andria or in other jurisdictions, but funding made available through this grant opportunity can only be used to provide services to Alex­andria residents.


Fund Cycle

The funding cycle will cover three fiscal years, July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2021. Funding is contingent upon City Council appropriation.


How to Obtain AFHS Request for Grant Proposal Packages

Interested parties may download the AFHS Online Application and the Guidelines using the links below.  Hard copies of the applications may be requested from the Department of Community and Human Services.

The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. For additional information or to request an alternative format, please email DCHSAlexFund@alexandriava.gov.

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