COO Learning Community Consultants RFA: Now Open!

Communities of Opportunity (COO) is now accepting applications for consultants to help build our Learning Community — a platform for current COO partners and aligned organizations to share knowledge and build capacity to accelerate the impact of our work.

Consultants will develop and facilitate key aspects of our Learning Community such as planning workshops, developing speaker series and trainings, and organizing learning circles. These activities will support capacity building in topics such as building strong partnerships, non-profit management, communications, affordable housing, economic opportunity, health, and community connections.

We are looking to support and invest in consultants in the following six positions:

  • Capacity Building Consultant – One (1) consultant will be selected
  • Administrator – One (1) consultant will be selected
  • Learning Circle Lead(s) – Up to four (4) consultants will be selected

Applications are due by Tuesday, November 20th, 2018 by 2:00 p.m.

Contracts for the awarded positions would begin in March 2019. All of the positions in this RFA are open to individuals, organizations (non-profit private and public corporations), or teams with demonstrated expertise to perform the scope of work.

Interested in learning more? Check out our webinar for more information.

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For more detail about this RFA and application materials, please visit the Learning Community RFA page.

To access the the application materials:

  1. On the the left hand side of the webpage, click “Enter site as Guest.”
  2. Scroll to the bottom of the webpage and click “1250-18-VLN – Communities of Opportunity: Learning Community Consultants” to download the RFA materials.

About Communities of Opportunity
Communities of Opportunity is a network of residents, communities, decision-makers, and funders who believe every community can be a healthy, thriving community—and that equity and racial justice are both necessary and achievable. We are dedicated to eliminating racial, health, and economic disparities and to transforming how we create health and well-being for all people. Together, we’re advancing community-based priorities, tapping into existing community expertise and leadership, and shaping policies to promote equity.

COO is supported through a partnership of King County and Seattle Foundation.

To learn more about the upcoming COO RFAs, sign up to receive Funding Notices from King County.  You can also subscribe to the Best Starts for Kids blog  and look for more information at the COO website.

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