Request For Proposals-Closed

update: 8/20/2019 No longer accepting proposals

Smart Start 2019-2020 and 2020-2021

The Region A Partnership for Children is accepting proposals from qualified contractors to provide Smart Start funded activities for the fiscal years 2019-2020 and 2020-2021. Proposals for evidenced-based activities that will support the early development of children and the goals of Smart Start in the seven westernmost counties of North Carolina will be considered by the Region A Partnership for Children Board of Directors. The proposals for activities that may be funded through Smart Start for Health, Early Care and Education and Family Support programs serving children and families birth through kindergarten must be received by the Region A Partnership for Children by January 18, 2019 by 5pm including all required documentation.

Submissions: Please mail one hard copy of the proposal and all required documentation to:
Region A Partnership for Children, Attn: Janice M. Edgerton, Executive Director, 116 Jackson Street, Sylva, NC 28779

AND e-mail an electronic copy of the proposal and all required documentation to

Questions: Please direct any questions to: Janice M. Edgerton at

Please download all files:

  1. Instructions for submitting a Smart Start proposal 2019-2021
  2. Logic Model Template
  3. Description of Logic Model
  4. Sample Budget Narrative 2019-2020
  5. Sample Budget 2019-2020
  6. Sample Contract Activity Descriptions 2019-2021
  7. Smart Start Activity Proposal Cover Sheet 2019-2021