Request for Proposals (RFP)

The Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 Request for Proposals (RFP) for Local Implementing Agency (LIA) – Subrecipients is now open!

Process

Organizations interested in becoming a Local Implementing Agency (LIA) – Subrecipient in FY 2023 (October 1, 2022 – September 30, 2023) must complete a multi-step process.

Step 1:
Submit Letter of Intent (LOI)

The LOI captures general information about an organization’s experience and capacity to be a LIA – Subrecipient. MFF will review each LOI and make a recommendation on whether an organization will continue with the RFP process or, instead, apply through the Request for Applications (RFA) opportunity to become a LIA – Community Impact Project.

To access the LOI, click on the “Letter of Intent” button at the (Click link to the bottom of the page)bottom of the page.

Step 2:
Submit Proposal Package

Organizations that continue with the RFP process will submit a proposal package, including a written narrative describing anticipated programming, aligned budget, and other required forms.

To access the proposal package materials, click on the “Proposal Package” button at the (Click to download an Excel file)bottom of the page.

Step 3:
Interview

Organizations will be invited to participate in a virtual interview to expand on the written proposal. General questions/key topic areas will be provided ahead of time. Interviews will be conducted in May/June and will last 1-2 hours.

Eligibility Criteria

Organizations funded as LIA – (click to see the Uniform Guidance definition of a subrecipient) must:

  • Have the organizational capacity and expertise to independently assess community needs and inequities impacting healthy eating and active living and design a tailored program approach to meet those needs and inequities
  • Possess expertise in improving the health of Michigan’s most underserved populations
  • Have successfully managed SNAP-Ed or other federal grants in the past, demonstrating compliance with grant requirements
  • Conduct all programming within the state of Michigan and with SNAP-Ed eligible populations
  • Conduct programming within the context of SNAP-Ed program parameters (for more details, see the Subrecipient Backgrounder (Links to PDF in new window or right click to download))
  • Have the capacity to participate in a reimbursement grant
  • Have an accounting system that, at a minimum, shall consist of chart of accounts, cash receipts journal, cash disbursements journal, and general ledger
  • Conduct all reporting according to Federal, State, and MFF requirements
  • Comply with mandatory background check requirements

Note: Prior funding from MFF is not a guarantee of future funding. Past SNAP-Ed grant program and operations compliance, completion of grant requirements, and program performance will be considered in the proposal review process, as applicable.

All funding is contingent on the availability of funds.

To learn more about SNAP-Ed at MFF and LIA – Subrecipients, see the Subrecipient Backgrounder (Links to PDF in new window or right click to download). Download a printable overview of the FY 2023 Request for Proposals (RFP) process (Links to PDF in new window or right click to download).

For information on technical assistance sessions, FAQs, and required documents for the Letter of Intent or Proposal Package, click into their respective webpages below.

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