RFP Reviewer Resources

Thank you for donating your time and talents to this process. Please see below for a variety of resources to support you in this work! Contact Kimson Johnson with questions: johnsonk@ewashtenaw.org.

For Scoring:

Program Strategies & Outcomes document: This is the key document that provides important details and context about each priority area including: Funder-level Priority Populations, Priority Populations identified for each Priority Area, Program Strategies & Program Components, and Outcomes. (If you would like a hard-copy version of this, please contact Amanda Reel, areel@uwwashtenaw.org.)

Read your Priority Area in advance and have available while scoring proposals (most helpful for the Measurement section).

RFP Scoring Matrix/Rubric for Volunteer Reviewers: We recommend that you print copies of these to score by hand, before inputting scores and comments into Foundant. 

Foundant Login: Login here to score your applications. See Foundant User Guide below or contact Kimson Johnson with questions, johnsonk@ewashtenaw.org.

Foundant User Guide: One-pager reference guide for using the Foundant system.

RFP Reviewer Training Materials

Slide Deck from In-Person Training (Equity/Implicit Bias Training)

Sector Leader Contact Information

Priority Area Overviews prepared by Sector Leaders:

COFU DEI Glossary of Terms: Glossary of terms the Funders utilize related to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

COFU 101 Webinar: An introductory overview of the COFU model as a whole. Helpful background information for those unfamiliar with the model.

Important Dates to Remember:

  • 2/5: RFP Applications Due (by 4pm)
  • 2/12: Program/Ops Applications to Volunteer Reviewers
  • 2/12-2/28: Reviewer Reading Period
  • 2/28: RFP Reviews Completed
  • Week of 3/5: 1st Round of Reviewer Deliberations (Stay tuned for contact re: scheduling.)
  • Week of 3/12: 2nd Round of Reviewer Deliberations (Stay tuned for contact re: scheduling.)
  • Week of 3/26: Final Funding Recommendation Session (Stay tuned for contact re: scheduling.)