The deadline for this opportunity was August 13.
Review will take place in August and awards will be announced in September.
Funding available for Dane County nonprofits affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dane County has been allocated federal grant funds under the State and Local Government Assistance Program included in the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. Among the program’s stated purposes is to allow state and local governments to help nonprofits affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Many nonprofits have faced reduced revenue and increased client demand for services related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Dane County Department of Human Services seeks to boost direct service delivery to clients and community members affected by the COVID-19 pandemic through a one-time, $5 million grant program for nonprofits that serve Dane County. To make a significant impact in the community, the minimum grant award is $50,000 with no set maximum.
This initiative assists human service non-profit efforts to bolster the delivery of direct service to clients and consumers. Allowable grant activities include the following:
The Department’s objective is to fund all grant applications meeting the stated eligibility criteria. Minimum grant awards will be $50,000 with no set maximum. If grant requests exceed available revenue, priority will be given to:
1) Agencies with a 2019 operating budget under $250,000;
2) Agencies serving low-income clients and neighborhoods;
3) Agencies that have not received Paycheck Protection Plan or previous financial grant COVID relief.
Applications were due on August 13, 2021 by 5:00 p.m. Central Time.
Grant recipients will be required to submit a final program summary per Federal Treasury guidelines after the conclusion of the grant period by February 1, 2023. Program summaries will include a description of the completed grant activity including population served, a summary of program experience, dollars expended, outcomes or program impact on the community served by the activity, and what equity challenge or opportunity was addressed.
Basic project expenses are requested in the on-line application. Costs to administer must not exceed 15%.
Questions regarding the application, eligibility, or other issues should be sent to email@example.com
Deadline for questions was August 10 at 5:00 p.m.
A Q&A session was held on August 2nd.
Questions we received and their answers are located here.
We held a question and answer session on August 2nd. Here is the recording if you were unable to attend or want to view it again.