Application Period

Application period begins Monday, April 9, 2018, noon PST.

Application deadline is Monday, May 7, 2018, noon PST.

Submission Requirements

The City will only accept applications submitted through the online application platform. The online application platform may be accessed at https://innovatesac.org/rails. All applicants are required to submit the following information:

  1. Application Form: Applicants must complete all of the questions included in the online application.

  2. Project Budget: Applicants applying for grant must submit a proposed budget detailing how the awarded funds will be used to accomplish the proposed activity.

  3. References: Applicants must provide three professional references to individuals who can validate applicant's capabilities and work ethic.

Technical Assistance

City staff will conduct technical assistance workshops to provide applicants with an overview of the application process and answer questions. One in-person workshop will be held at City Hall and two online workshops will be livestreamed on YouTube, with the videos available for later viewing.

Online Workshop #1

Wednesday, April 11, Noon-1pm (WATCH VIDEO)

City Hall Workshop

Wednesday, April 18, 6-8pm

Online Workshop #2

Wednesday, May 2, 10-11am

For links and registration information, please visit: http://innovatesac.eventbrite.com/

Questions?

City staff will answer questions for interested applicants using an online platform. To ensure open and equitable access to grant information, all questions and answers must be posted to this platform. To access the question and answer platform, please visit: https://innovatesac.org/rails