RFP for Multi-Purpose Courts

Posted on August 21, 2018

                                            REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

Thanks to the generous support from the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation, the Community Foundation of St. Clair County is seeking grant proposals for at least 15 grants up to $10,000 each to support the renovation or new construction of multi-purpose outdoor recreation courts within St. Clair County. 

Grant Request Criteria

  1. Grants may only be used to support the refurbishing and/or repurposing of existing outdoor courts within St. Clair County and converting them into multi-purpose courts such as tennis, pickelball, basketball, street hockey, etc.
  2. New construction for multi-purpose courts are eligible.
  3. Applications should fully describe the court(s) that are intended to be either built or rebuilt; the timeframe of the project, and a complete budget showing all sources of revenue or gifts and all related expenses.
  4. Applicants must provide at least a dollar-for-dollar match from any source.
  5. Applicants may seek up to $5,000 in matching funds per court project from St. Clair County Parks & Recreation. Contact Mark Brochu at (810) 989-6960
  6. Total funds requested may not exceed 50% of the total project budget or $10,000.
  7. Project budgets may also include ball bins, which provide free access to balls and sports equipment for local residents.
  8. Applications must be signed by an officer or executive such as a Mayor, City Manager, or Superintendent.
  9. Organizations seeking a grant will submit an EZ Grant application, which is available HERE.
  10. Application deadline is October 31st, 2018.
  11. Funding decisions will be made before November 30th, 2018.
  12. All court projects must be fully completed by June 30th, 2019.
  13. Applications can be sent via email to Derek Daly at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or mailed to the Community Foundation of St. Clair County, 500 Water Street, Port Huon, MI 48060

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