William G. McGowan Charitable Fund

Projects That Address Homelessness

Posted on December 18, 2018

William G. McGowan Charitable Fund Issues Request for Proposals for Projects That Address Homelessness

To honor the legacy of William G. McGowan, who believed that every person has the potential to achieve if provided opportunities, the William G. McGowan Charitable Fund has issued a Request for Proposals for projects that proactively address the problems faced by homeless individuals.

To that end, the fund will award grants in support of initiatives that seek to correct or eliminate circumstances contributing to the condition of homelessness in the long term. Programs must include education or job training, job placement, and retention and provide evidence-based support services aimed at removing barriers to self-sufficiency for individuals who are homeless. Other support services may include mental health and substance abuse support; life skills, parenting, and/or personal budgeting training; and post-program participant followup.

To be eligible, applicants must be a registered 501(c)3 charitable organization; located in one of the McGowan-funded geographic regions (Colorado, Illinois, Kansas, Nevada, New York, and Pennsylvania); document a record of past success in program delivery; and have a demonstrated, quantifiable track record of delivering successful support services that assist homeless individuals on a pathway to stabilization and self-sufficiency.

Letters of Interest must be received no later than March 15, 2019. Upon review, selected applicants will be invited to submit a full application by April 1, 2019.

See the McGowan Charitable Fund website for complete program guidelines and application instructions.

Deadline: March 15, 2019

Learn more and apply: http://www.williamgmcgowanfund.org/pdf/Homelessness%20RFP.pdf


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