Buncombe Partnership for Children is seeking written quotes for the contracted program monitoring of four Smart Start funded in-house activities: Sustaining Facility Quality, Child Care Resources, Shape NC, and Reach Out and Read. Additional details about the scope of work are attached (Exhibit A – Scope of Services). The monitoring is expected to be complete, with all payments for services made by June 15, 2019.

Individuals and agencies interested in providing program monitoring services, should send written quotes including the proposed cost, qualifications of the individual to perform the monitoring, and a timeline for services to be rendered by the close of business on Wednesday, March 13, 2019.

Thank you for your consideration. Please feel free to forward this message to others who may be interested.

Buncombe County Partnership for Children, Inc. is seeking contractors from any government agency, non-profit organization, or private business to submit applications for one-year funding to administer the Smart Start-funded activity of Kaleidoscope Play & Learn for FY 2019-2020. Currently funded activities under a two-year bid, must also submit application materials for continuation funding in FY 2019-20. Application materials are attached and available on our website, under About Us – Bidding Announcements.

Applications are due by 5:00 pm, Friday, April 12, 2019 at the Partnership Office. Office hours are 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.  For technical assistance, please contact Caroline Rodier at (828) 407-2053 or

Application documents (below under RFPS)

  • Instructions
  • Application (1) Kaleidoscope, (2) Continuation
  • Logic Model FY 2017-18
  • Logic Model FY 2018-19
  • Logic Model FY 2019-20
  • Budget FY 2019-20
  • Program Guidelines
  • Cost Principles
  • Buncombe EC Profile
  • NC EC Profile