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Santa Monica Human Services Grants Program Request for Proposal for FY 2023-27 Now Open

Applications due January 18, 2022 

On Wednesday, September 28, 2022, the City of Santa Monica released a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Human Services Grants Program (HSGP) to solicit applications for the FY 2023-27 HSGP funding cycle. 

The program will provide a total of $8 million to selected nonprofitsto address critical community needs and gaps in existing service systems. The HSGP currently funds 35 distinct programs run by 19 agencies, serving approximately 30,000 residents annually. HSGP programs aim to improve the welfare and quality of life of the City’s youth and families, people with disabilities, seniors, survivors of domestic violence, low-income households, and people experiencing homelessness.  

The RFP can be viewed on the City of Santa Monica’s OpenGov Procurement Portal

Qualifying non-profit organizations interested in applying for HSGP funding may do so by logging into or creating an OpenGov Procurement account. All proposals must be submitted through OpenGov. 

The following are some dates to be aware of: 

  • October 25, 2022: Virtual Bidder’s Workshop (will be posted as an RFP addendum on OpenGov) 
  • November 30, 2022: Deadline for questions 
  • January 18, 2023: Applications due by 3 p.m. 

HSGP funding recommendations will be presented to Council in spring 2023. Council will formally approve HSGP funding as part of budget adoption in June 2023. The FY 2023-27 HSGP funding cycle will start July 1, 2023.

For more information, visit santamonica.gov/human-services-grants-program.

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