Requests for Proposals

As a membership organization, we are pleased to provide Requests for Proposals (RFPs) from our members to the broader community. 

Latest Requests for Proposals

Baltimore City Department of Housing and Community Development: Affordable Housing Trust Fund Program
The Baltimore City Department of Housing & Community Development (DHCD) is making up to $2 million available from its Affordable Housing Trust Fund to support single family homeownership projects sponsored by Community Land Trusts (CLTs). DHCD is seeking impactful projects that will leverage additional investment and can demonstrate that local residents and stakeholders are leading and managing revitalization efforts. The deadline to apply is October 23, 2020, at 4 PM. Click here for more information

Baltimore City Mayor's Office of Homeless Services: Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program
The Mayor’s Office of Homeless Services (MOHS), on behalf of the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, announces a grant award to provide crisis bridge housing for Youth and Young Adults (YYA) at-risk of and experiencing homelessness. The proposed projects should serve Youth and Young Adults (YYA) at-risk of and experiencing homelessness. The RFP deadline is September 18, 2020 at 4 PM. Click here for more information

Baltimore Community Foundation: Baltimore Progress Fund
The Baltimore Progress Fund is a unique partnership between donors, community leaders, and advisors who each have a deep love for Baltimore. Launching in 2020, the Fund seeks to increase democracy in Baltimore by shifting power away from historically inequitable structures and systems, and toward neighborhood residents in historically marginalized communities. The Fund is looking for proposals that will work toward achieving structural changes to accomplish this goal.  The deadline to apply is October 13, 2020. Click here for more information

CareFirst COVID-19 Response and Relief RFP
CareFirst will support nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations or public health entities working to provide relief to communities’ health, social, and economic needs that continue to arise during the COVID-19 pandemic. CareFirst funding will support organizations during the outbreak and recovery phases. Special consideration will be given to organizations serving disproportionately impacted populations (e.g., seniors, individuals with greater health risks, persons experiencing homelessness, populations with limited English language proficiency, and/or other special populations). Round 1 of funding for Health and Social Needs has closed. Round 2 of funding for Social and Economic Needs will be announced soon. Click here for more information

Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County: Grant Opportunities
Part of the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County (CFAAC) mission is to help increase knowledge and awareness about the issues in our county that impact the economy and quality of life. At CFAAC, we believe that one of the best ways to improve our community is by strengthening nonprofits doing vital, smart and innovative work in our region. Various deadlines depending on the Fund. Click here for more information

The Goldseker Foundation: Management Assistance Grants
The Goldseker Foundation is offering management assistance grants to support specific, well-defined organizational development initiatives of non-profit organizations. These are intended to help smaller, well-established nonprofits make investments in timely organizational development activities that would not otherwise be possible because of limited budget resources. Most management assistance grant recipients have operating budgets of less than $2 million. Click here for more information.

The Greater Washington Community Foundation: Legacy Fund for Small Business Development
The Legacy Fund, was established with a $1 million grant from the Greater Washington Community Foundation and as part of the Community Foundation in Prince George’s County’s equity and economic mobility initiative. The Legacy Fund will provide relief from the impact of COVID-19 to help minimize business vulnerability to closure and bridge the gap to viability. The deadline to apply is August 28. Click here for more information.

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation: Capital Grants Program
The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation is seeking high-quality capital projects within our priority communities of Maryland, Northeastern Pennsylvania, Hawaii, Chicago, New York City, San Francisco, rural communities throughout the United States, and the State of Israel.  The Foundation will consider capital projects that incorporate evidence-based best practices and provide direct services for low-income and vulnerable populations, including older adults, families, children, and youth. Projects will receive full consideration regardless of the requested grant amount—whether $100,000 or more than $1 million. Click here for more information

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation: Small Grants Program
The Maryland Small Grants Program (MSGP) allows smaller Maryland and Northeastern Pennsylvania nonprofits to apply for a grant–operating, program, or capital–of up to $50,000 for two years ($100,000 total). This program includes all Foundation areas of giving. There is no application deadline. Click here for more information.

Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development: Nonprofit Recovery Initiative 
The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) is offering a second opportunity (Round II) to apply to the Maryland Nonprofit Recovery Initiative (NORI). Round II DHCD NORI will be for nonprofits whose mission and work is focused on the economic development and economic recovery of Maryland communities as well as those nonprofits that focus on the health and human services and housing of underserved Maryland populations. The deadline to apply has been extended to September 1 or when grant requests exceed available funding. Click here for more information.