For Immediate Release: June 21, 2016
Request for Proposals
On behalf of Consolidated Nuclear Security, LLC, responsible for the management and operations of the Pantex Plant, the Amarillo Area Foundation (AAF) announces a Request for Proposals (RFP). The Advisory Committee for the CNS Pantex Community Investment Fund, a component fund of the Amarillo Area Foundation, will entertain proposals from nonprofit and charitable institutions throughout the twenty-six northernmost counties in the Texas Panhandle (individuals and non-charitable organizations are not eligible). Grant amounts will range from $2,500 to $10,000. The application process will be competitive. Organizations who fit the eligibility requirements and whose work is in line with the priorities are encouraged to apply. The priorities for funding are:
- Basic Needs (Food, Clothing, and Shelter)
- Children, Youth, and Family
- Community Development
- Health and Wellness
Priority will be given to proposals from organizations located and operating in twelve contiguous counties surrounding the Pantex Plant. These counties include Deaf Smith, Oldham, Moore, Hutchison, Gray, Donley, Hall, Armstrong, Swisher, Randall, Potter, and Carson.
Applications are available online at aaf.spectrumportal.net and are due August 15, 2016 by 12:00 noon. See www.amarilloareafoundation.org/application-2016 for instructions on how to register in the Spectrum portal. If you have any questions about eligibility or the grant process, please contact Kathie Grant, Grants Administrator, at 806.376.4521 or firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have any questions about priorities, please contact Jessica Tudyk, Grants Manager, at 806.376.4521 or email@example.com. Anticipated timeline is below.
The Amarillo Area Foundation is a community foundation that serves the northernmost 26 counties of the Texas Panhandle. The Foundation’s mission is to improve the quality of life in the Texas Panhandle. Since its inception in 1957, the Foundation has provided grants and a variety of other services to strengthen nonprofit organizations and the services they deliver.