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2017 Relatives As Parents (RAPP) Request for Proposals for Agencies Interested in Creating or Expanding Supportive Services for Grandparents and Other Relatives Raising Children
We are pleased to announce the Relatives as Parents Program (RAPP) Local and State Seed Grant Initiatives for the year 2017. The deadline for the submission of local and state proposals is Thursday, June 15, 2017. Selected applicants will be invited and required, as a guest of the Foundation, to attend our National Orientation and Training Conference to be held October 20 – 22, 2017 in Denver, Colorado.

The RAPP Local RFP is available to interested organizations that have a 501 (c)(3) or equivalent tax exempt status. Organizations from all across the country are eligible to apply.

The RAPP State RFP is available to state public agencies only in the states outlined in the guidelines.

View Local Guidelines:
Guidelines (word)             Guidelines (PDF)      

View Local RFP:
Application (word)            Application (PDF)

View State Guidelines:
Guidelines (word)             Guidelines (PDF)

View State RFP:
Application (word)           Application (PDF)

If you choose to use the PDF document:
Download the latest version of Acrobat Reader https://get.adobe.com/reader/
Open application PDF in Acrobat Reader.
In the right sidebar of Acrobat window, click on "Fill & Sign."
The toolbar above the document will have buttons to add text, numbers, checkmarks, X's, and circles to put around text.
Save application document as a new name to save changes.