RFP - Raising San Franciscans Together 2010-2013 (closed on 11/29/2010)
The proposal submission period for the Mayor's Community Support Fund CLOSED on November 29, 2010 at 5pm. This RFP will issue up to a maximum of 15 awards. Awards will be announced on Friday December 17, 2009, on DCYF web site. DCYF will consider panel recommendations and Community Court neighborhood locations when making final decisions.
The purpose of this Request for Proposals was to solicit proposals from nonprofit organizations that are interested in providing services for San Francisco children, youth, and their families from July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2013 in two service areas: Out of School Time and Youth Leadership, Empowerment, and Development. The RFP was issued on January 21, 2010 and proposals were due on March 3, 2010. Approximately $20 million was announced as available to award for the first year, July 1, 2010 to June 30, 2013. DCYF received 623 proposals in response, requesting a total of approximately $72 million for the first year.
RFP Overview Slide Show
The presentation from the Pre-proposal Conferences provides a good general understanding of the Request for Proposals, which closed on March 3, 2010.
Applications in Response Slide Show
This is the corrected version of the presentation to DCYF-funded organizations shown on March 10, 2010. It explains the number of applications (623) and funding requested (more than $72 million) by Service Area strategy.
This RFP contains information for 21 Strategies in two service areas: Out of SchoolTime (OST) and Youth Leadership and Developent (Y-LEAD). It was produced in three chapters:
RFP Reference Documents
RFP Background Documents
RFP Questions & Answers
Final Questions & Answers. Applicant questions about the RFP were only accepted in writing, either at the pre-proposal conferences or via email. All answers are provided here.
How to Become a DCYF Grantee
To become a DCYF Grantee you must have the following:
1. You must be a Certified Vendor for the city of San Francisco.
You will NOT be funded if you do not become a city vendor.
Apply for a Vendor Number - Vendor Application (pdf).
2. You must be awarded a grant through the RFP Process.
Apply for a Grant - Current DCYF Grant Opportunities.
After you've been awarded a grant, as a Grantee, you will need to go through a "Contract Process". The contract (sample) is an Grant Agreement between the City of San Francisco and the Grantee. The contract will provide details regarding the scope of work (workplan) and any other requirements to be provided with the funds that have been allocated to the Grantee.