2019 Request for Proposals (RFP)

The Michigan Fitness Foundation (MFF) invites returning and new partners to submit a proposal for programming that will increase healthy eating and physical activity among Michigan’s at-risk populations. MFF facilitates the development of effective, high-quality nutrition education and physical activity programming focusing on people eligible for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Through a competitive proposal process, organizations are selected each year to work throughout Michigan to implement SNAP-Education (SNAP-Ed) programming.

 

To be considered for funding

1 Submit a Letter of Intent (LOI)

Your completed Letter of Intent must have been submitted by Monday, March 26, 2018 at 4:00 pm EST.

 

2 Submit Your Proposal

Download and complete all the required documents below. The FY2019 RFP has been updated significantly. You are encouraged to begin your proposal writing process early. Be sure to carefully read all instructions and review the FAQs before completing your proposal.

 

The Request for Proposal (RFP) includes the following documents:

Other resources needed to complete your proposal:

 

Upload your complete RFP package using the form at the bottom of this page by Monday, April 16, 2018 at 4:30 pm EST. All files must be grouped into one zip file for upload. Packaging the 7 required documents into a zip file groups them together into a single file to make uploading easier. You do not need any special software to create a zip file.

For Windows users:

  • Locate the items that you want to zip.
  • Right-click on the file, folder, or files you want to zip.
  • Select “Send to”, and then select “Compressed (zipped) folder”.
  • Find the newly created .zip archive in the same directory.

For Mac users:

  • Locate the items that you want to zip.
  • Right-click on the file, folder, or files you want to zip.
  • Select “Compress items”.
  • Find the newly created .zip archive in the same directory.

If you experience technical difficulties when creating a zip file or when using the upload mechanism, please call Michelle at 517-908-3864.

FAQs

If you have questions or need technical assistance, email  or submit your question using the form on the FAQs page. Questions will be logged, answered, and posted weekly.  Need a refresher on how to use the FAQs?  Read the FAQs How To.

Technical Assistance Webinars

To assist you during the proposal writing process, MFF will offer two technical assistance webinars on:

  • Tuesday, March 20, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm (Register)
  • Wednesday, March 28, 10:00 am – 11:30 am (Register)

These webinars are an opportunity for you to ask questions about the SNAP-Ed FY2019 RFP writing process. Participants may join the session at any time, but registration is required. All questions and answers will be posted in the FAQs. Participation in these webinars is not mandatory for applicants.