Requests for Proposals

We are currently looking for individuals and organizations to provide programs or services to elementary and/or secondary students in the 2017-18 CIS After School program. These programs should meet identified student needs and interests in the fields of:

Literacy (reading & writing)
Social-emotional skills
Life skills
College and career exploration
Physical health
Performing arts
Visual arts
Healthy living


We are issuing an RFP with the goal of finding the best enrichment programs and services for our students:


  1. To meet their identified needs and interests
  2. To fully utilize the limited funds/resources available
  3. To ensure that a broad array of organizations and individuals have the opportunity to submit a proposal
  4. To find providers who are committed to serving this community’s students, even after the grant that funds these programs concludes.


The Request for Proposal and Partnership Profile can be found below or through this link.

Proposals can be mailed, faxed, or emailed to Alonzo Demand:

Communities In Schools of Kalamazoo
125 W. Exchange Place
Kalamazoo, MI 49007

Fx: 269.385.5806

You may also request a digital Word document that can be filled out electronically by emailing

To receive earliest consideration, submit an original proposal and two (2) copies, following the format provided on subsequent pages 4-6, by October 13, 2017. You will receive notification of a final decision regarding your proposal via a letter.