Request for Proposals
Read the full Request for Proposals for details on the program and application.
The CIRD program offers rural communities the following:
- An annual competitive opportunity to host an intensive, two-and-a-half day community workshop, supported through a $10,000 cash stipend and in-kind technical assistance and design expertise valued at $35,000;
- Informational conference calls and webinars on key design and planning topics for rural communities that are open and freely available to communities nationwide; and
- Web-based access to a wide range of rural design resources.
CIRD will select as many as six communities to host CIRD workshops between June 2016 and April 2017.
|RFP Issued||October 27, 2015|
November 10, 2015 3PM EST
December 10, 2015 3PM EST
|Applications Due||January 12, 2016 11PM EST|
|Finalists Notified||Late February 2016|
|Phone Interview with Finalists||Early March 2016|
|Host Communities Notified||Mid March 2016|
|Public Announcement||Late March 2016|
Once your application has been received you will be added to the CIRD email list. You will receive program news, updates on the selection process, and information about the conference calls, webinars, and other resources. You are free to unsubscribe at any time.