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Notice of Opportunity - Alexandria Fund for Human Services
Fiscal Years 2016 to 2018 Request for Grant Proposals

NOTE: DEADLINE - March 3, 2015! 


The goal of the Alexandria Fund for Human Services (AFHS) is to support human service programs vital to meeting the needs of the Alexandria community with broadly defined service priorities for young children, youth, families, immigrants, seniors and the persons with disabilities. The Fund pri­orities help to ensure that the City’s most vulnerable residents will be served.

All proposals must be transmitted electronically using the online application. Proposals may not be delivered in person, by U. S. Postal Service, courier, email or facsimile. Successful applicants will be notified by May 29, 2015.

Interested parties may download the electronic versions of the AFHS Request for Grant Proposals Application with the required forms and a copy of these Guidelines from this page. Hard copies of the proposal guidelines are available from the Department of Community and Human Services (DCHS).

Frequently Asked Questions

This document is intended to assist applicants in completing the AFHS application. The information in the document may answer questions you have and help you avoid similar problems or mistakes. Please visit this page as new information may be added to this until the deadline on March 3, 2015. Click HERE to read the FAQs. 

Purpose

The City of Alexandria is seeking proposals from nonprofit organizations to provide a range of human services that fall within the grant priorities to Alexandrians birth through adulthood (including seniors), per­sons with disabilities, and families. Orga­nizations applying for funding may be based either in the City of Alex­andria or in other jurisdictions, but funding made available through this grant opportunity can only be used to provide services to Alex­andria residents.

Fund Cycle

The funding cycle will cover three fiscal years, July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2018.  Funding is contingent upon City Council appropriation.

How to Obtain AFHS Request for Grant Proposal Packages

Interested parties may download the AFHS Online Application and the Guidelines using the links below.   Hard copies of the applications may be requested from the Department of Human Services.

Guidelines

Online Application

Online Application pdf (This link is provided to assist you in preparing your grant application by allowing you to view the enter application and see the requested information and the documents you will need to upload.  This is not a printable document.  It cannot be completed and submitted as an official application.  The Online Application is the only way to apply for funding through the AFHS.)  

Pre-Proposal Conference PowerPoint

(This document is provided to assist you in preparing your grant application by allowing you to view the entire application and see the requested information and the documents you will need to upload.  This is not a printable document.  It cannot be completed and submitted as an official application.  The Online Application is the only way to apply for funding through the AFHS.)  

Outcomes Expected Form (This document provided to assist you in preparing your grant application.) 

Budget form (This document is provided to assist you in preparing your grant application.)  

The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. For additional information or to request an alternative format, please email or call the appropriate office at the:

Department of Community and Human Services
1900 N. Beauregard Street, Suite 300
Alexandria, VA 22311
TTY/TDD (703) 836-1493

Ronald Frazier, Director,
Office of Youth Services
Department of Community and Human Services
ron.frazier@alexandriava.gov
703.746.5967

Carol Farrell, Director
Early Childhood Division
Department of Community and Human Services
carol.farrell@alexandriava.gov 
703.746.5927

or 
Debbie Brown Anderson, Contracts and Grants Coordinator
Department of Community and Human Services 
Debbie.anderson@alexandriava.gov
703.746.5664

 Customer Call Center 
703.746.5700

Intake for Adult Mental Health,
Intellectual Disability & Substance Abuse Services
703.746.3535

Intake for Child & Youth Mental Health, Substance Abuse
and Intellectual Disability
Waiver Services

571.213.7963

In Crisis? Call us now.
24 hours a day:

Emergency Mental Health Services
703.746.3401

Detox/Substance Abuse Services
703.746.3636

Sexual Assault
703.683.7273

Domestic Violence
703.746.4911

Child Protective Services
703.746.5800
or State
 1.800.552.7096

Adult Protective Services
703.746.5778