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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

The deadline for Partnership Technical Assistance grant applications is October 14, 2021 by 5:00 pm. Late applications will not be accepted. The application is available through OWEB's Online Grant Application system. Consultations will occur from July 16 through September 15. Consultations can be scheduled by contacting Kristi Primley at (971)345-7019. Please contact Courtney Shaff at (971) 345-7012 with any questions.


Contact

Courtney Shaff, Business Operations Manager, 971-345-7012

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