City of Columbus Releases Request for Proposal for Human Services Grant Program
Mayor Andrew J. Ginther and Columbus City Council released a
Request For Proposals (RFP) for the 2019 – 2020 Human Services Grant
“Family stability and neighborhood resiliency are the
cornerstones to making sure every person in our city has the opportunity to
thrive,” said Mayor Ginther. “Through targeted investments with human services
providers, we can build a strong foundation for economic security for our
Proposals are being sought to create, maintain and improve
pathways and capacity-building opportunities for people to move from economic
insecurity to economic security as demonstrated by measurable results in one or
more of the City’s Investment Priorities, including income through employment;
job quality, education and training, financial capability, and stabilization
and resource supports.
“City Council’s commitment to the economic security and
quality of life of our residents continues to be a priority,” said
Councilmember Priscilla Tyson. “We value the partnership we have with human
services providers and the opportunity to offer funding that supports direct
services and programs that help many residents transition to a place of
This RFP will cover the Grant Program period of January 1,
2019, through December 31, 2020. Deadline for submission of proposals is 5 p.m.
on Friday, January 4, 2019.
To reduce the burden on non-profit organizations, we’ve
partnered with the United Way of Central Ohio (UWCO) to streamline the RFP
submission process. A link to submit proposals is available here.