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Requests for Proposals

February 2017

Allegany Franciscan Ministries (Palm Harbor, FL)

The Overtown Council for the Common Good, launched by Allegany Franciscan Ministries, is seeking proposals from qualified community stakeholders with diverse backgrounds, experiences, skillsets, and perspectives to collaborate around one of the community’s priorities, ensuring that Community Voices in Overtown Inform Policies and Decisions. The Council expects to invest up to $750,000 over three years to implement this strategic installment of the Overtown Common Good Initiative, and is seeking innovative solutions and implementation plans that address the following four strategies:

  • Conduct Ongoing Outreach and Engagement with Local Overtown Citizens
  • Identify a Trusted and Effective Advocacy Network
  • Develop Improved Communication Strategies Using Multimedia
  • Work with organizations

The deadline to submit a full application is March 1, 2017, by 12:00 p.m.

This RFP is expected to engage various organizations and groups (nonprofits, for-profits, government, public institutions, communications/PR professionals, faith-based groups, and others), in and around Overtown. The Council plans to use this RFP process to create a dynamic collaborative of professionals and organizations to implement the strategies outlined in the RFP.


de Beaumont Foundation (Bethesda, MD)

The BUILD Health Challenge is issuing a new call for applications. De Beaumont Foundation will join ten funding partners to support 18 communities that are collaborating across sectors to find bold, upstream, integrated, local, and data-driven solutions to health issues.

To learn more, sign up for an informational webinar and download the application.


The Health Foundation of Central Massachusetts (Worcester)

The Health Foundation of Central Massachusetts is inviting new grant applications for its Activation Fund in 2017.  

The Activation Fund supports discrete, one-year projects in Central Massachusetts that demonstrate creative and innovative approaches to addressing community health concerns; move an organization to its next level of capacity and effectiveness, which can be sustained beyond the term of the grant; or explore emerging health challenges and opportunities. Activation Fund grants range from approximately $10,000 to $100,000. In 2015, the average grant was around $71,000.

Those interested in applying for a 2017 Activation Fund grant should visit and meet with Amie Shei, VP for Programs, to assess the fit of a proposed project with the Activation Fund guidelines before submitting a Letter of Intent. Key dates for the 2017 Activation Fund grant cycle are: 

Letters of Intent due:

April 6, 2017

Applications invited:

June 15, 2017

Applications due:

July 28, 2017

Grant awards:

September 21, 2017

Contact: Amie Shei
Phone: 508.438.0009, x2


Consumer Health Foundation (Washington, D.C.)

The Consumer Health Foundation's Request for Proposals is open. Jointly submitted proposals from partner organizations are encouraged. Proposals are due on the following dates.

  • April 21 – Proposals focusing on Health Reform
  • July 14 – Proposals focusing on Economic Justice

Submit complete proposals by email to or by mail to the Consumer Health Foundation, 1400 16th St. NW Suite 710, Washington, D.C. 20036.

Contact: Ria Pugeda
Phone: 202.939.3384