Alachua County Commission Seeks Proposals for CAPP Funding

Press release from Alachua County

The Alachua County Commission is seeking proposals from non-profit 501(c)(3) agencies with a physical address in Alachua County. The Community Agency Partnership Program (CAPP) is designed to leverage the expertise, resources, and services provided by our local non-profit 501c3 organizations to benefit Alachua County citizens living in poverty. Non-profit agencies must have a current IRS 501(c)(3) designation by the time of application.

Proposals for delivery of poverty reduction services in the categories of:

  1. Safe, Affordable Housing
  2. Quality Child Care and Education
  3. Adequate Food
  4. Reliable Transportation
  5. Quality Healthcare
  6. Reliable Technology
  7. Financial Education and Stability are desired

Interested parties may access the Zoom Grants site by visiting the CAPP Apply for an Award Website, beginning March 31, 2021, at 9 a.m.

All FY 22-24 CAPP applications must be completed and submitted electronically via Zoom Grants by 4:59 p.m., on May 4, 2021.

No late proposals will be accepted. Proposals that do not meet the grant criteria will be rejected. Application rules and instructions, including the complete Request for Applications (RFA) document, are available on the site. Interested vendors are encouraged to read all related documents prior to beginning an application.

The CAPP grant is a reimbursement grant, requiring grantees to expend their own funds and request reimbursement. The grant period is from October 1, 2021, through September 30, 2024, subject to annual appropriation by the Alachua County Commission.

An optional information session will be held on Thursday, April 15, at 10 a.m. in the Grace Knight Conference Room, on the second floor of the Alachua County Administration Building (12 S.E. 1st Street, Gainesville). Participants can attend in person (social distancing and face coverings required) or remotely using Zoom or by phone at 929-205-6099 (Meeting ID: 979 9523 8825 Passcode: 502813). The session will cover the application process, using the application site, and tips for a successful proposal.