Grant County Request for Proposals

Through this Request for Proposals (RFP), the Freeport-McMoRan Foundation invites eligible organizations to apply for funding.

Applicants must be a federally recognized 501c3, unit of government or college/university providing direct service in Grant County, NM.

You will find the full Grant County RFP here. (File will be available September 1 when the process opens.)

Phase I: Letter of Interest
In the first phase of the process applicants will describe the following key information. The LOI should be submitted to Angie Harmon at aharmon@fmi.com by the date listed below.

Key Criteria / Letter Components (no more than 3 pages in length):

  • Description of project
  • Description of need supported by data (preferably at County or local level)
  • Identification of specific community(ies) where the project will be implemented
  • Key project partners
  • Description of any type of needs or other assessment done prior to submitting thi
  • Letter of Interest to validate the potential impact or value of the proposed project (Not required, but if available please explain results of assessment). 
  • Estimated budget including expected sources of funds

Applicants who are best aligned with the priorities of the RFP will be invited to submit a full proposal.

PHASE II: Full Proposal
Invited applicants will be provided a link to the online application to submit a full proposal through the Foundation’s on-line grants management system. Information about what is required of a full application can be found at the Sample Application and Tips link here.

Timeline  
September 1, 2017:  Application Opens
October 13, 2017:  Letter of Interest and Alignment Due to aharmon@fmi.com
December 8, 2017:  Notification of Application Invitation
January 26, 2018:   Application Due
April 1, 2018: Grant Recipients Notified / Announced
April 2019: Impact Report Due