The Overtown Council for the Common Good, launched by Allegany Franciscan Ministries, is seeking proposals from qualified community stakeholders with diverse backgrounds, experiences, skill sets, 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.