STATUS:The LCCMR's 2019 Request for Proposal (RFP) for funding from the Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund was issued on January 3, 2018.
DRAFT DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: 4:30 PM on Wednesday, March 14, 2018
STANDARD DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: 4:30 PM on Wednesday, April 11, 2018
The LCCMR's 2019 Request for Proposal (RFP) for funding from the Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund was issued on January 3, 2018. This RFP is for funds to become available on July 1, 2019. Draft proposals are due by 4:30 PM on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. Proposals are due by 4:30 PM on Wednesday, April 11, 2018. Click above to download a PDF of the RFP. Visit the M.L. 2019 Proposal & Funding Process page for more information or for updates on activities and schedules. Below are links to the online submission form and downloadable templates for required proposal sections (see the RFP for more information).
The Legislative- Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources (LCCMR) will hold an online informational session Wednesday, February 7 from 10:00 - 11:30 am for those interested in learning more about applying for funds in response to its 2019 Request for Proposals.
The informational session will be held virtually by webinar and will cover the LCCMR funding process, funding priorities, and how to apply. There will be time for question and answer. Those interested in attending are encouraged to register their interest and submit questions in advance at: Information Session LCCMR 2019 RFP.
The expected proposal and funding process timeline for the 2019 RFP is detailed below. Check the LCCMR schedule for the most up-to-date information on important process dates.
|DATE RANGE||ACTIVITY or EVENT|
|January 3, 2018||Issue 2019 Request for Proposal (RFP)|
|February 7, 2018||Information Session on LCCMR's 2019 RFP|
|March 14, 2018||Draft proposals due in order to receive feedback (recommended)|
|April 11, 2018||Final Proposals due|
|May 2018||LCCMR members evaluate proposals|
|June 5-6, 2018||LCCMR meetings: Select 2019 proposals to invite for presentation|
|June 19-21 & 25-27, 2018||LCCMR meetings: Presentations from proposers|
|July 17-18, 2018||LCCMR meetings: LCCMR members decide which projects to recommend to the legislature for funding|
|August-September, 2018||Project managers prepare work plans|
|August-November, 2018||Peer and technical review for applicable projects|
|November 13, 2018||LCCMR meeting: LCCMR members review draft bill language for projects being recommended to the 2019 Legislature|
|December 4, 2018||LCCMR meeting: LCCMR members approve bill language for projects being recommended to the 2019 Legislature|
|January-May, 2019||Minnesota Legislature meets and acts on ENRTF bill for Governor signature|
|June 2019||LCCMR meeting: LCCMR members approve work plans for funded projects|
|July 2019||Minnesota DNR sends grant agreements to non-state agencies receiving ENRTF funds|
|July 1, 2019||Funding from the ENRTF becomes available for spending|
|July 1, 2019- through project completion||Project managers submit status update reports 1-2 times annually|
|August following project completion||Project managers submit final report|