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Partnership Technical Assistance

Overview

Partnership technical assistance grants, formerly Development FIPs, support existing partnerships to: 

  1. generate a new or enhance an existing strategic action plan,
  2. elevate the partnership’s current level of performance, and 
  3. support partnership capacity.

Projects do not have to address one of OWEB’s Board-identified Focused Investment priorities.

Applicants can request a maximum of $150,000. Grants can last up to 3 years.

Eligibility to apply

Must be an existing partnership

Eligible Activities

  • Produce a new strategic action plan
  • Enhance an existing strategic action plan
  • Elevate the partnership’s performance through effective governance

Ineligible Activities

  • Conducting new research, monitoring, and/or assessments
  • Writing future FIP Implementation grant applications

Purpose

Support existing partnerships with a strategic action plan to support strategic action plan coordination and implementation

Eligibility to apply

*Funds may be used to add Theory of Change and/or Progress Monitoring Framework sections to the existing strategic action plan.

Eligible Activities

  • Partnership Coordinator or Chairperson
  • Staff time to assist with partnership administrative duties
  • Partnership meetings
  • Facilitation
  • Maintenance of partnership documents (e.g. strategic action plan, governance documents, fundraising plan, outreach/communication plan, etc.)
  • Project planning and/or prioritization software
  • Completing the Theory of Change and/or Progress Monitoring Framework sections of OWEB’s Strategic Action Plan guidance

Ineligible Activities

  • Conducting new research, monitoring, and/or assessments
  • Project Implementation
  • Writing future FIP Implementation grant applications

Application Timing and Process

Future Offerings

On April 7, 2020, OWEB announced it was placing a pause on all funding awards and budget decisions until the board meets after the May revenue distribution and May revenue forecast. This page will be updated after the board meets in early June. Please visit the Frequently Asked Questions page for more information.


Contact

Courtney Shaff, Interim Business Operations Manager, 503-986-0046

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