Bennington, VT — Moosefest Committee 2009 announces a Request for Proposals (RFP) from not-for-profit organizations.Â The RFP is available for review today at the Moosefest 2009 web page www.benningtonmoosefest.comÂ
Proposals are for a portion of the funds raised through Moosefest 2009 and will be awarded to three to five 501c3 organizations that meet the RFPs requirements.Â Funding requirements include location in the Shires of Vermont that promote and support area volunteerism and tourism, and are committed to community pride and spirit.Â Â In lieu of requesting matching funding, organizations are asked to volunteer some time to Moosefest 2009.
Recipient organizations, in addition to the monetary award, will be promoted on the official Moosefest 2009 website with a link to their own website and their name included in press releases and articles on Moosefest.
Proposals are due to the Bennington Area Chamber of Commerce, no later than February 20, 2009 at 4:30pm.Â Late applications will not be accepted. Award decisions will be made by February 27, 2009 and recipients will be notified by letter. Awards will be distributed in October 2009.
Organizations that were awarded funds from Moosefest 2005 were: Park McCullough House, Bennington Museum, Old Castle Theatre, Vermont Arts Exchange.
To download a copy of the RFP go to www.benningtonmoosefest.com or call Gay Baker at (802) 447-3311.
Bennington VT, Community Information