RFP for Building Capacity for Urban EE and Stewardship in Providence – Due July 15

May 11, 2017






Groundwork Rhode Island (GWRI) seeks non-profit partners to deliver one-time and/or high-dosage environmental education programming at GWRI’s three urban green spaces in Providence: an urban farm/greenhouse, tree nursery, and community garden. Applicants may apply for mini-grants up to $5,000 to deliver this programming, focusing on elementary and middle-school-age Providence youth.

Request for Proposals
Descriptions and images of urban green spaces

Summer Proposal Submission Deadline – June 15, 2017
Anticipated Timeframe for Program Implementation – July 3, 2017 through August 16, 2017

Fall Proposal Submission Deadline – July 15, 2017
Anticipated Timeframe for Program Implementation – September 11, 2017 through November 17, 2017

Please note that this RFP is open to members of RIEEA only. If you are currently unaffiliated with RIEEA, but would still like to reply to this RFP, you may become a member at any time by visiting http://rieea.org/membership/. The RIEEA membership fee may be included in your proposed program budget. Successful applicants MUST also be affiliated with a recognized 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization (including universities). For individuals who are unaffiliated with a 501 (c) 3 entity and are interested in applying, please contact Groundwork Rhode Island to discuss options with us.

If you have any questions, comments or concerns feel free to contact Amanda Baez at abaez@groundworkri.org or call 401-305-7174