Columbus County Partnership for Children

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Columbus County Partnership for Children
Request for Applications

The Columbus County Partnership for Children (Smart Start) is accepting Requests for Funding Applications (RFAs) for evidence-based/evidence-informed activities in early care & education, health, and family support services for fiscal year July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018.  Visit the Columbus County Partnership for Children website at for more information and to download RFA application packets for Community Outreach, Information and Resources; Family Focused Inclusion; Program Coordination/Evaluation; Quality Enhancement Project; Smart Start Early Learning Facility; Transportation; WAGE$; Reach Out and Read; and Raising a Reader. A Bidders’ Conference will be held Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 10 a.m. at the Smart Start Annex located at 105 W. Main St. in Whiteville.  Deadline for RFA submission is noon, Wednesday, May 10, 2017.  If you have questions, contact Wilbur Smith at 910-499-4546; LaTonya Brown at 910-499-4547 or Selena Rowell at 910-499-4548 or e-mail, or

The following documents must be completed for the RFA.

  1.    Request for Application Checklist

  2.    CCPC Application for Smart Start Funding

  3.    Contract Requirements & Application Agreement

  4.    Organizational Capacity Document

  5.    Staff and Contracted Services Document

  6.    Cash and In-Kind (Anticipated) Contributions Document

  7.    Budget Planning Sheet

  8.    Budget Narrative Document

  9.    Contract Activity Descriptions(For example only)

  10.    Evidence Based/Informed Logic Model Document