The Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence (ACESDV) issues the Maricopa County Domestic Violence Reduction Program Stabilization Grant Funds Application Request for Grant Funds Application (RGFA) Solicitation for the Maricopa County American Rescue Plan Funds.
Applications for this program will only be accepted through ACESDV’s Coalition Manager Grant Management portal. The deadline for submission of an application is on or before 5:00 pm (Arizona time) on October 29th, 2021. Applicants are strongly encouraged to carefully read the entire Request for Grant Funds Application documents prior to preparing application materials.
The point of contact for this solicitation is:
Tammy Ashcraft, Program Administrator
Address: 2700 N. Central Ste. 1100 Phoenix, AZ 85004
If you have questions about this funding, please email your name, contact information, location, and request.
Question: What happens if our fiscal reports (i.e., P&L’s) and/or numbers for clients served or hours do not yet include the necessary information before the October 29th, 2021, grant deadline?
Answer: Please follow the Agency’s Program Required Financial Information instructions in the grant application for the required financial information/budget. Examples of financials to be included with the application are, but not limited to:
- P&Ls for March 2020 through September 2021
- Preliminary P&L or Projected Expenses for October 2021
- Budget for Projected Expenses for November 1, 2021, to October 31, 2022
Question: What happens if our data/numbers required such as clients served or hours of service provided do not yet include the necessary information before the October 29th, 2021, grant deadline?
Answer: For clients served, include the dates you for the information you have so far, however a projection for the missing month is being requested.
Question: Does the grant cover all programs, such as transitional housing, supportive services (workforce development), and crisis shelter?
Answer: This MARPA Covid 19 Stabilization Grant Funds covers all essential services for Domestic and/or Sexual Violence Survivors.
Question: What are the instructions to become a program member in Coalition Manager.
- If you are interested in becoming a program member, please follow the instructions on this link: https://www.acesdv.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/How-to-become-a-program-member.pdf
- Note: While filling out the grant application, if you’re a program member, you will have the capability of Saving and Exiting the grant application. This option is not available for non-members and the only option available is the Submit option.
Question: Can this funding be used for any new programs/services?
Answer: This funding is only for existing services, according to the grant criteria.
Question: In the narrative Personnel section, are administrative and direct care services staff included?
Answer: Yes, administrative staff and direct care service staff can be included.
Question: Is there budgeting projection recommendations, specifically in preparation for potential future VOCA funding cuts.
Answer: At this time, we can’t speak to any budget projection recommendations for this grant.
Question: If MAPRA funds are available for three years, is renewal submission required for each subsequent year?
Answer: Yes, renewal would need to be submitted for each subsequent year.
Question: In the application, under Agency Type section, the options are LLC, Corporation, Partnership, or Sole Proprietorship, which option does a “Domestic Nonprofit Corporation” fall under:
Answer: It is recommended that the Agency Type selected for these options align with the definition the Arizona Corporation Commission lists the applying agency under.
Question: In the event COVID funding is received from March 2020 through October 2021, how is this information to be included with the agency’s/program financial information, specifically as it pertains to loss of revenue and increased expenses.
Answer: It is recommended that the agency follow the general guidelines on Supplanting and read through the additional information provided in the grant application under the Purposes of Request section, Supplanting, to avoid any potential supplanting issues, as federal COVID relief funds received are considered revenue.
Risk Assessment section of this grant application- **Note: Agencies that don’t meet the Audit requirement threshold can submit their compiled financial statements or their 990 forms.
Question: What time period the shortfalls or increase expenditures have to be in? March 2020-June 2024?
Answer: Term for this application is March 1, 2020 through October 2022. Grant is eligible for renewal October 2022. Total term of grant is three years.