Organizations that receive RAD funding must adhere to specific contractual agreements, submit timely reporting, remain in good standing with RAD eligibility requirements, participate in RADical Days, and properly acknowledge RAD. Below RAD grantees will find a general timeline, links to pertinent documents, contact information for RAD program officers, and an acknowledgment toolkit.
RAD Grantee Timeline
May – July
Online application process open for the following year's funding. Precise open and close dates vary each year. Be sure to check the Application Information on our Eligibility page.
August – September
Public hearing process. Eligible applicants are invited to present before the RAD Board in public hearings, scheduled for specific dates/times. All hearings are open to the public.
September – October
Preliminary budget/public comment period. The RAD board proposes a preliminary budget for the following year's allocations. A public meeting is held for the Board to hear comments on the preliminary budget before it is finalized and passed.
RADical Days. Fall is typically the time of year when RAD presents, RADical Days, which all RAD assets are to participate in. Click here to learn more about RADical Days.
November - December
Final budget authorized. The Board meets to vote on the final budget for the following calendar year's funding.
January – February
Grant contracts sent/signed/returned. Grantees will receive in the mail two copies of their grant contract with RAD. Return BOTH copies SIGNED to RAD; we will then send back to you a copy that is signed by RAD's executive director. Send both signed copies to: Allegheny Regional Asset District, 436 Seventh Ave., #2201, Pittsburgh, PA 15219.
*Note: Capital grant recipients will receive a notice in February from RAD regarding completing the "Capital Grant Contract Schedule A" form. This form is used only after a capital grant is awarded. It is not part of the application. You will be directed to fill out a Schedule A as part of the contract process.
Close out reports from previous year funding due. Grant close out reports are now assigned and filed on line through the RAD application/close out system. You will be notified when a close out report is due and provided instructions on how to file the report on line.
RAD Acknowledgment Toolkit
Proper acknowledgment of RAD funding is required for all RAD grantees.
Current grantees will be receiving an updated RAD acknowledgment toolkit soon. It will be available here for download.