Projects That Address Homelessness – Dec 2018

Posted by on November 6, 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 circumstances contributing to and that help eradicate the condition of homelessness. Programs must include education or job training, job placement, and job retention and provide evidence-based support services designed to remove 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 a McGowan-funded geographic region (Colorado, Illinois, Kansas, Nevada, New York, or 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 November 15. Upon review, selected applicants will be invited to submit a full application by December 1, 2018.

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

Deadline: November 15, 2018 (Letters of Intent)

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