The Walmart Foundation is making up to $3 million in grants available through a competitive RFP, and will award grants ranging from $50,000 to $500,000 to eligible organizations chosen for the purpose of helping to accelerate progress for new, innovative efforts or scaling existing initiatives that support programs related to strengthening community cohesion or expanding pathways to career opportunity for diverse communities.
The RFP process will be administered online using the CyberGrants application system which can be accessed here. If you do not already have an account, you will need to create one when accessing the site for the first time. There will be a Q&A session and CyberGrants training on November 16, 2017. If your organization is considering this RFP opportunity, the Walmart Foundation strongly encourages you and others on your team to participate in the webinar training scheduled for November 16, 2017 at 3:00pm-4:00pm ET/2:00pm-3:00pm CT. You may submit questions for the training to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The access information for the Q&A Session and CyberGrants Training is as follows:
1. You can join by accessing http://walmart.webex.com or using the WebEx mobile app in the Google Play or Apple Store
* Meeting Number: 749 060 776
* Meeting Password: Walmart
2. You may also join by telephone @ 1-855-797-9485, access code: 749 060 776 but you will not be able to see the slides.
CyberGrants will be open to accept a Letter of Intent (LOI) on Monday, November 20, 2017. You will need to use the case sensitive invitation code: DIRFPCM to submit an LOI. The deadline to submit an LOI is 11:59pm ET on Friday, December 22, 2017. For the purpose of this RFP, diverse communities are defined as African American, Hispanic/Latino, Asian American/Pacific Islander, American Indian/Alaska Native, Individuals with Disabilities, LGBTQ, and Women.
There are 3 supporting documents to read: