Lincoln County is pleased to announce the continuation of efforts to help fund private nonprofit social service agencies within the County for the fiscal year 2014-2015.
An agency qualifies to make an application if it is a 501(c)(3) private, nonprofit agency providing social services to either the general population of Lincoln County or targeted segments of that population. Allocations can be made for ongoing operational expenses, equipment purchases, capital improvements and associated expenses, service improvements or expansions or any combination of the above. Allocations will be awarded by the Board of Commissioners based on the recommendations of a Review Committee appointed by the Board.
Applications are due no later than 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 24th, 2014.
Applications should be returned to:
Lincoln County Board of Commissioners
225 West Olive St., #110
Newport, OR 97365
NOTE: Application materials can be downloaded at: www.co.lincoln.or.us/board/applications.html or just click here.
The Review Committee may request additional information from applicants and may, at its discretion, schedule informal meetings with applicants to clarify information. The Review Committee will recommend funding allocations to the Board of Commissioners. The criteria the Review Committee and Board will generally use to review the applications include:
1* Historical support by Lincoln County of agency’s operations and activities
2* Record of service in County
3* Demonstrated sound financial and administrative capabilities
4* Unavailability of services through other sources
5* Avoidance of duplication of services from either governmental or other nonprofit agencies
6* Experience in coordinating services with other agencies across spectrum of social services provided in the County
7* Accessibility of programs and facilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act
Further information on the allocation program may be obtained by contacting Room #110, 225 W. Olive Street, Newport, Oregon, or by calling Kim at 265-4100.