The 2018-2023 DCYF Request for Proposals (RFP) will be issued on Monday, July 31, 2017. A Pre-Proposal Conference will take place on Monday, August 7, and proposals will be due on Monday, September 25.
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Important RFP Documents
Community Needs Assessment
A comprehensive Community Needs Assessment (CNA) and Equity Analysis are the first elements of DCYF’s planning cycle. The CNA was approved by the Children & Youth Fund Oversight & Advisory Committee (OAC) on August 8, 2016, and the Board of Supervisors approved the CNA on July 18, 2017.
Services Allocation Plan
The Services Allocation Plan (SAP) is the second element of DCYF’s planning cycle. The SAP is based on findings from the CNA and will be used to guide DCYF's investments for the 2018-23 Funding Cycle. The SAP was approved by the OAC on May 15, 2017, and was approved by the Board of Supervisors on July 18, 2017.
Results Based Accountability Documents
Results Based Accountability (RBA) is a disciplined and data-driven way of thinking and taking action that DCYF used to develop the SAP and Request for Proposals.
DCYF Equity Portal
DCYF will apply an equity-based funding strategy to ensure that the Children & Youth Fund will be distributed "equitably among services for all age groups – from infancy to transitional age youth.” Please visit the DCYF Equity Portal for more information about DCYF's commitment to equitable funding.