In this packet, you'll find all the information you'll need about this funding opportunity including the application checklist, scoring rubric, and landscape assessment recommendations.
REVIEW ALL MATERIALS AND REACH OUT WITH ANY QUESTIONS
Review our FAQ page for any outstanding questions you may have. If you still can't find what you need, submit a question via our online form or email email@example.com.
GATHER ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS
The following documents must be submitted along with your application: Nonprofits, fiscally sponsored groups, and schools
Proof of federal 501(c)3 tax exempt status (such as a determination letter) or fiscal sponsorship letter
Documents that show:
Business Size: Annual revenues must not exceed the SBA Size Standard with an overall cap of $23.98 million, averaged over three years (for Professional Services, it is half of the SBA Size Standard, averaged over three years).
Time in Business: You must actively be in business for six months.
Personal Net Worth: 51 percent of your company ownership must be under the Personal Net Worth standard of less than $1.32 million (this amount excludes a primary residence and ownership interest in the company).
If you meet the minority- and/or women-owned business standards, documents that show:
At least 51 percent of the company ownership are members of economically and socially disadvantaged groups (women, Hispanic, Asian, Black, Native American).
Scope of work budget
REVIEW & RESPOND TO NARRATIVE QUESTIONS
The application is made up of 7-8 narrative questions each capped at 500 words. Be sure to read through the scoring rubric for clarity on what we are looking to prioritize.
You are able to submit your application three ways:
Fill out the online form (click below) and submit directly through our website (preferred); or
Fill out the application via word document and email that along with all required documents to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Print your completed application and mail to:
Baltimore Office of Sustainability
417 E. Fayette St., 8th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21202
If you are mailing in your application, it must be post-marked by 5/1/2019.