Alternatives to Incarceration Initiative

Due to reports of technical difficulties, the deadline to submit applications for Care First Community Investment (CFCI) funded programs has been extended to July 15th at 5:00 p.m., PST.

Amity Foundation Selected to

Serve as CFCI Third-Party Administrator

On March 17, 2022, the Amity Foundation was introduced as the CFCI third-party administrator (TPA). As TPA, Amity will be responsible for disbursing CFCI and non-CFCI funds via grants or service contracts as a result of competitive solicitations. You may find more details about the role of the CFCI TPA here.

Amity Foundation invites you to attend its Listening Sessions regarding the upcoming funding opportunities under the Care First, Community Investment and Non- Care First, Community Investment funding. Please use the identified links below to register to attend any of the listening session webinars that are relevant for the services you seek to provide.

These listening sessions are designed to inform our funding solicitations. We are seeking information on community services gaps and areas where we should target funds. We are also seeking your input on outcome measures that would be appropriate for each program area. Please come prepared to discuss these specific areas.

Listening Session Results

The Amity Foundation held listening sessions to ensure that each funding opportunity is informed by subject matter experts and community stakeholders. Please click here to see the results of the completed listening sessions. Please click here for a list of subject matter experts that were consulted.

Funding Opportunities are Launching for CFCI Programs

The applications for Care First Community Investment (CFCI) funded programs is now open.

Amity Foundation, the Third Party Administrator (TPA), is seeking applicants in the following program areas:

  1. Re-Envision Youth After-School and Summer Programs
  2. Career Education / Pathway Programs
  3. Youth-Specific Housing Interventions
  4. Culturally Affirming Family Reunification / Pre-Trial Family Support
  5. Support Services for Returning TGI, LGBQA+ Residents
  6. Reentry Programming for Women
  7. Youth Centers

Full instructions, links to applications, and registration links for the upcoming instructional webinars (6/15 and 6/22) are available at www.amityfdn.org/tpa. Questions may be emailed to tpagrants@amityfdn.org.

The funding opportunities are part of Amity Foundation’s duties as the TPA for CFCI funds, and the first step in disbursing $55 million over three years, with the goal of equitably increasing funding access to community-based organizations that experience barriers to traditional County funding opportunities and, to address the impact of inequities within the criminal justice systems.

Key Dates and Timeline

Funding Opportunity Release Week of June 6th, 2022
Optional Funding Opportunity Webinars June 15, 2022 from 12:00PM-2:00PM

June 22, 2022 from 5:00PM-7:00PM

Written Questions Deadline July 8, 2022 5:00PM Pacific Time
Submission Deadline July 15, 2022 5:00PM Pacific Time
Funding Opportunity Review and Contracting July 13, 2022-Aug. 31, 2022
Contract Start Sept 1, 2022 or Upon approval

TPA Solicitation Document Production

Per request of the CFCI Advisory Committee, the application documents submitted for the CFCI TPA opportunity may be accessed here.

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