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Out of School Time Funding

The City of Charlotte aims to improve neighborhood quality of life through a community engagement strategy that ensures children are safe, succeeding in school, and supported by their community. An integral component to achieving this goal is providing funding to organizations that deliver high-quality out-of-school time services to children and youth in high need neighborhoods. The City of Charlotte currently funds six out of school time providers that serve over 1000 Charlotte youth.
Request for Proposals
The City of Charlotte is currently accepting proposals from out of school time providers that are a N.C. Licensed after school provider, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, Local Education Agency or faith based organization located in Charlotte. Providers must have provided a continuous out of school time program for a minimum of three (3) years with at least one year in Charlotte. Among other requirements detailed in the RFP document (link), the program must serve a minimum of 50 participants.

RFP Schedule

Event Date/Location
Funding Allocation Recommendation Presented to ED Committee September 19, 2013
ED Funding Allocation Recommended Presented to City Council October 28, 2013
​RFP Release ​November 20, 2013
Pre-Submission Conference December 4, 2013, 9am-11am, Old City Hall
​Pre-Submission Conference ​December 5, 2013, 2pm-4pm, Old City Hall
Letter of Intent Due December 13, 2013
RFP Due January 24, 2014, 5PM
Eligibility Determination and Notice February 7, 2014
​Clarifications Due ​February 14, 2014
​Site Visits for Eligible Applicants ​March 3-11, 2014
Staff Interviews for Eligible Applicants ​Marcha 12-14, 2014
Funding Recommendation Presented to City Council ​April 2014
Provider’s Information Session May 15, 2014

Contract Execution

September 1, 2014

RFP Documents

Additional Information and General Requirements