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Letter of Interest

A collaboration of community funders (Collaboration) seeks letters of interest (LOI)  from mission-driven, nonprofit community-based organizations desiring to become the operator of the Orlando United Assistance Center (OUAC).   The objective for the next iteration of the OUAC will be to improve upon delivery, navigation and coordination of community resources to continue to serve those impacted by the tragedy who are seeking services, either continued or new individuals in need.  LOIs will need to demonstrate the following criteria:

  • Provide a core set of services from a centralized organization and augment with referrals to partnering providers.
  • Competency and history of working with the population most affected by the tragedy.
  • Trauma informed practices to promote recovery and resiliency.
  • Ability to collaborate with other community organizations and groups.
  • Ability to provide leadership in community setting
  • History of securing funding and ability to secure future funding from federal, state, local, and/or private grants, as well as building relationships with individual donors and other fundraising methods;
  • Ability to develop and organize a virtual, one-stop service delivery model.
  • Secure future funding to continue services through grants, individual donors, and other fundraising methods.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with the impacted community and maintain awareness for the OUAC amongst those who are eligible for services as well as the public-at-large; the applicant must provide a sample communications plan that includes measurable objectives, target audiences, outreach strategies and tactics, and available financial and human resources to implement the communications plan.

Questions may be submitted to Ray Larsen at ray.larsen@HFUW.org.  LOIs should be submitted electronically to the Collaborative at ray.larsen@HFUW.org by 5:00pm on Wednesday, August 5, 2020.

To download the entire Letter of Interest, please click here.

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