Nonprofit Capital Grant Program request for proposals

The City of Lexington is providing a one-time grant to local 501(c)(3) agencies for major capital projects in two categories: 1.) Facility improvement (ex., the purchase, construction, expansion, repair of a building, installation or major overhaul of HVAC systems, etc.) and 2.) Operational investments (ex., purchase of major equipment, such as generators or vehicles).

Community nonprofit partners with established proven track records of performance that are located in Lexington Fayette-County are invited to apply. These grants are for capital projects, are funded by federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) dollars, and are subject to federal reporting and spending requirements.

To be considered, completed proposals are due no later than 2 p.m. on Tuesday, June 21 via the LFUCG’s procurement software at For assistance in registering, contact Katie Osborne at (859) 258-3320 or

The proposal must contain the required documents and respond to each of the required narrative/application questions to be complete. Submissions containing significant omissions of the required information will be considered non-responsive and will be removed from the funding process and constitute an incomplete proposal.

Applicants who have questions regarding the RFP or the process should contact Todd Slatin at (859) 258-3320 or