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Proposal Guidelines

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Diane. 

Process for Early Childhood Iowa Funding:

1. Task Teams declare the Need for the service in the community after looking at the Proposal Format.

2. If the Task Team recommends funding the proposal, it will then be reviewed by the Proposal Review Team who will make recomendations based upon their evaluation of the proposal.

3. If the Proposal Review Team recommends funding the proposal, it will then be reviewed by Cedar Valley's Promise Executive Committee who will make recomendations based upon their evaluation of the proposal.

4. If the Cedar Valley's Promise Executive Board recommends funding the proposal, it will then be reviewed by Cedar Valley's Promise Policy Board who will then vote on the funding decision for the proposal. This can result in recomendations or approval of the proposal for funding.

Process for DECAT Funding:

1. Task Teams declare the Need for the service in the community. 
 
2. The DECAT Board looks at the need request.  If the board feels this is a need in the community, they vote to send out a 3-Bid or RFP for the services.

3. Once all of the proposals are recieved (on the Proposal Format), the Proposal Review Team will make recommendations to the Decat Board based upon their evaluation of the proposals recieved.

4. DECAT Board then reviews the all of the proposals and chooses a successful bidder.