PASA is excited to announce the AfterZone’s FALL 2013 Request for Proposals (RFP)! The AfterZone provides free after-school and expanded learning programming for over 1,400 middle school youth throughout the City of Providence. Programming will operate in the fall from September 30th, 2013 through December 5, 2013.
PASA has a total of $130,000 in funding to serve a minimum 700 youth across the city for the 10-week session. In the past, program awards have ranged from $1,200-$3,000. Funding for these programs comes from both private and federal funding sources.
If you are a returning AfterZone provider, please use your existing account at www.youthservices.net/pasa to submit your proposal. There have been some minor changes to the application, including a new requirement of uploading a PDF of your Certificate of Liability Insurance—with PASA and Providence Public Schools listed as “additionally insured.” *
If you are interested in becoming a new provider, here is some helpful information below:
–The AfterZone is a great opportunity to increase your organization’s access to Providence middle school youth.
–Your staff will have access to numerous professional development opportunities!
–Programs operate in one hour blocks on a Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday basis between the hours of 2:30pm-5:30pm.
–PASA staff will provide an overview of how to prepare for the proposal submission process during Technical Assistance Sessions, held at PASA, located at 140 Broadway, Providence RI 02903. Attendance at one of these sessions is strongly encouraged for first time applicants. Dates and times are below:
Date 2: Thursday, June 13th from 4:00-5:00pm
All proposals are due by 11pm EST on Wednesday, July 3rd.
Become a part of a citywide system of supports and a statewide network of quality after-school practitioners! For more information about applying to be a program provider, please visit the Run a Program section of this site.
Thank you and we hope to see your proposal!
* If you have questions regarding the new requirements, please contact Allison Quinn at firstname.lastname@example.org.