OPM: Request For Proposals


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The Office of Policy and Management (OPM) is accepting applications for the Nonprofit Collaboration Incentive Grant Program (NCIP). The application deadline for consideration for funding is not later than 3:00 p.m. on February 14, 2014.


The purpose of the NCIP is to provide grants for one-time infrastructure costs to implement  consolidations of programs and services resulting from the collaboration of two or more nonprofit organizations. The goal of the NCIP is to improve efficiency and effectiveness of services through consolidations and collaborations between and among nonprofit providers currently providing services in Connecticut. The program will distribute grants to qualified 501(c)(3) nonprofit

organizations for:

  • the purchase of, or improvement to facilities;
  • refinancing of facility loans;
  • equipment purchases;
  • energy conservation; transportation and technology projects; and
  • relocation expenses related to physical consolidation of the collaboration

The NCIP is administered in accordance with Section 25 of Public Act 09-2,

September Special Session. The State Bond Commission is authorized to issue up to

$5,000,000 to award one-time funding to support such collaborations. The current

amount of available funding is $3,743,591 for new projects. The minimum grant

amount for a project is $25,000.


ADDENDUM #1 REVISED NCIGP Project Application: The Nonprofit Collaboration Incentive Grant Program (NCIP) Project Application has been revised. The changes will allow applicants to insert text to the following sections of the application: Part 1; Part 2.B; Part 2.C; and Part 4.B. Applicants should use the revised application forms in submitting their application.

ADDENDUM #2 NCIGP Questions and Answers Document

For additional information please reference the Guidelines and Application Documents which can be found a the following DAS Biznet Portal website



The Office of Policy and Management is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer.

NOTE:  Other funding opportunities may be available through grant solicitations.  Please check the individual grant program listings under the Justice & Youth Grant Programs for grant program applications.

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