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RFQ: Grant Writing Services

StopWaste seek services to support our limited staff capacity to pursue funding applications and expand our fund seeking from traditionally environmentally oriented opportunities to those with other focuses, including health, equity, and economic development. Respondents may indicate qualifications for one or more of the following services:

A: Funding Opportunity Identification and Evaluation: Track and notify Agency staff of appropriate funding opportunities. Evaluate funding opportunities for fit with Agency priorities and activities.

B: Application Development: Support Agency staff to develop cohesive and clear narratives, budgets, and application packages for a variety of funding opportunities. Work with Agency staff to refine initial proposal concepts, crafting narratives that conform to application requirements and will score competitively based on grantor’s evaluation rubric. Track and manage timelines for the completion of various application components. In some instances, support Agency partners as directed by Agency staff to develop applications for joint funding or for funding that supports the partners’ work in service of Agency goals.

C: Editing: Provide copy editing on technical reports, grant applications, and other written material generated by Agency staff and/or partners. Work collaboratively with staff to refine content structure and organization, formatting, and tone.

D: StopWaste Grant Program Support: Support applicants to StopWaste grant programs who have limited capacity to complete/submit a grant application. Provide a grant writing workshop focused on StopWaste goals as well as one-on-one consulting support to applicants pre-selected by StopWaste.

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Qualifications Due: May 20, 2022