Parent Leadership Training

Parent Trust Fund Grant

2018-2019 Request for Proposals (RFP)

The State Education Resource Center (SERC)/Connecticut Parent Information and Resource Center (CT PIRC) is seeking submission of written proposals, on a competitive basis, from qualified public and community agencies/organizations to conduct parent leadership training using one or more parent leadership training models such as The Parent Leadership Training Institute (PLTI), Parents Supporting Educational Excellence (Parents SEE), People Empowering People (PEP), and Voices for Families (VFF). The purpose is to train parents, grandparents, foster parents, and others to become skilled advocates and strong voices for children at the local, state, or national level. Proposers must meet all requirements of the parent leadership training model prior to submission.

The submission of a statement of intent (strongly encouraged) will assist the grant administrators in the coordination and planning efforts of the 2018-2019 RFP process. Please complete an online intent to submit form through the following link no later than Friday, August 31, 2018 by 4:00 p.m.

Intent to Submit

Pre-recorded webinar: guidance for applicants

Full copies of the RFP may be obtained below.

All proposals are due by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, September 14, 2018.

Grant Timeline

The following timetable has been established for the Parent Trust Fund Grant process.
Please note that every effort will be made to adhere to this schedule, but the dates are subject to change.

RFP Issued/Posted on SERC/CT PIRC Website August 15, 2018
Pre-recorded webinar available August 27, 2018
Receipt of Questions about RFP from Potential Proposers Posted as an Addendum to RFP August 15-August 27, 2018
Answers to Questions about RFP from Potential Proposers Posted as an Addendum to RFP August 28, 2018 by 4:00 p.m.
Intent to Submit Proposal (Strongly Encouraged)
August 31, 2018 by 4:00 p.m.
Proposals/Application (Required) Deadline September 14, 2018 by 4:00 p.m.
Screening and Review of Proposals September 14 2018 - September 30, 2018
Anticipated Announcement of Awards October 1, 2018
Grant Period October 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019

Request for Proposal

Application Form


Attendance Requirements

Scoring Information


Contact Information

Nicole Vitale, Consultant
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