Proposed programs/services must principally benefit low- and moderate-income individuals and families producing measurable impacts in the areas addressed in the 2021 Needs Assessment Report. Both the Strategic Plan and Needs Assessment Report can be found here: (CAPSAW | Waynesboro, VA - Official Website)
Completion of Results Oriented Management and Accountability, or ROMA, training is highly encouraged and will be helpful for applicants particularly as they complete the Logic Model(s). Agencies are not required to complete ROMA prior to applying, however, grantees are expected to maintain a minimum of one ROMA trained staff member. CAPSAW will offer ROMA training each year at little to no cost to attendees.
Other eligibility requirements can be found on the Eligibility Check List tab of the Program Data and Budget Workbook. Customer or client eligibility is limited to families earning up to 125% of the Federal Poverty Line. Programs providing services to children may be able to expand eligibility up to 200% of the Federal Poverty Line. CONTACT CAPSAW STAFF IF YOU ARE UNSURE WHICH ELIGIBILITY LIMIT APPLIES TO YOUR PROGRAM.
The funding cycle will cover up to two years. Contracts will be awarded for Year One: July 1, 2022 - June 30, 2023, based on this application process. Year Two contracts are not guaranteed. The actual amounts for both contracts will be determined upon the completion of the budgeting processes of elected bodies at the federal, state, and local levels. Recipients will be asked to provide updated information on proposed services, outcomes, and budget expectations before contracts are issued for Year Two: July 1, 2023 – June 30, 2024.