2017-18 Safety Net Funding Request for Proposals

2017-18 Request for Proposals

We are now accepting applications for Safety Net Funding. Safety Net Funding will include funding for Emergency Financial Assistance, Emergency Food Assistance, and Emergency Housing ONLY.

Safety Net Funding is allocated through a competitive application process for funding beginning July 1 and must be renewed on an annual basis. Agencies may be considered for a one-year grant of between $5,000 and $50,000. Agencies who are interested in applying for Safety Net Funding are encouraged to attend the Safety Net Funding Orientation and eCImpact Training.

Safety Net Funding Orientation and eCImpact Training:
United Way of Metropolitan Nashville
250 Venture Circle
Nashville, TN 37228

February 10, 9am – 11am
February 14, 9am – 11am

Deadline for Safety Net Application Process

Funding applications must be submitted via eCImpact by Tuesday, February 28th, 2017 at 4:00pm. No late submissions will be accepted. Prior to receiving access to the Safety Net application in eCImpact, an agency must complete the Intent to Apply process and be approved. If your agency applied for Community Impact Funding and passed the agency eligibility review, you will not be required to complete this step. 

 

Safety Net Review Process

While all previously-funded partners are eligible to seek 2017-18 funding, they are not guaranteed a 2017-18 investment. All agencies will be assessed through a competitive review process. The review process will include review of the Intent to Apply and review of the funding application. An agency may be contacted if additional information or clarification is needed.

 

Access to eCImpact and the Safety Net Application

If your agency completed the Intent to Apply process in October 2016, please contact Tracey Dill or Rebecca Carter and confirm your intent to apply for Safety Net Funding. Tracey or Rebecca will provide your agency with access to the Safety Net Application.

 

If your agency did not complete the Intent to Apply process in October 2016, please complete the process and submit. If you do not have an eCImpact profile, you will need to establish one following the directions below.

If your agency does not have an eCImpact profile, please contact Tracey Dill or Rebecca Carter to request eCImpact access. You will need the following information in order to request an eCmpact profile:

  • Agency Name
  • EIN #
  • Contact person
  • Contact phone
  • Contact email

 

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE RFP

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Click here to view the 2017-18 Community Impact Funding Request for Proposals

The Intent to Apply deadline has now passed. No new applications will be accepted at this time.

United Way of Metropolitan Nashville (UWMN) will make investments that align with the goals and strategies of the United Way Collective Impact Framework. This framework is a roadmap for addressing health and human service challenges facing the Davidson County community. Please reference the eCImpact Resource Center or click here to view the overview pdf.