Alameda County-Oakland Community Action Partnership Notice of Funding Availability

The 2020-2022 Alameda County-Oakland Community Action Partnership RFP is OPEN from August 2 - 30, 2019

2020-2022 Alameda County-Oakland Community Action Partnership with Instructions and Application (PDF)

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2020-2022 Alameda County-Oakland Community Action Partnership RFP Application (MS WORD)

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2020-2022 RFP SUMMARY

The City of Oakland’s Human Services Department Alameda County-Oakland Community Action Partnership (AC-OCAP) receives federal funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) through the California Department of Community Services and Development (CSD) to help fight poverty in Alameda County (excluding the City of Berkeley). AC-OCAP is pleased to release this Request for Partnership to provide anti-poverty funding in the areas of entrepreneurship/job training & employment placement, and low-income housing, for households at or below 100% of the HHS federal poverty guidelines.

Proposed programs and services must promote self-sufficiency and/or improve the conditions of Alameda County (excluding the City of Berkeley) low-income residents living in poverty in one of the following areas: Entrepreneurship/Job Training & Employment Placement OR Low-Income Housing.

Bidder’s Conference (Optional) held on Wednesday, August 7 from 10am-12pm at Oakland City Hall, Hearing Room 2. RSVP to AC-OCAP@oaklandca.gov or call 510-238-2362.

August 7, 2019 Update - the Bidder's Conference Presentation is now available here

Proposals due Friday, August 30, 2019 by 4:30pm at 150 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza (City Hall), 4th Floor, Suite 4340; Oakland, CA 94612. Late submissions and postmarks will not be accepted.


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS - UPDATED 8/13/19

The Frequently Asked Questions are available here. Additional questions will continue to be responded to and added to this document as needed.

Please note that all RFP-related questions must be submitted in writing via email to AC-OCAP@oaklandca.gov with RFP as the subject.


ELIGIBILITY

Non-profit agencies with 501(c)(3) status, local government agencies, and faith-based organizations providing services throughout the City of Oakland and Alameda County (excluding the City of Berkeley) to low-income residents living at or below 100% of the HHS federal poverty guidelines are eligible to apply.

Agencies applying to serve the surrounding Alameda County low-income community (excluding Oakland and Berkeley) MUST have a physical location OR an existing contractual partnership/MOU agreement with an agency located in the service area(s).


RFP APPLICATION & INSTRUCTIONS

We strongly encourage applicants to utilize the Alameda County-Oakland Community Action Partnership 2020-2021 Community Action Plan’s Needs Assessment as a reference tool.

2020-2022 Alameda County-Oakland Community Action Partnership RFP Application (MS WORD)

2020-2022 Alameda County-Oakland Community Action Partnership with Instructions and Application (PDF)

Copies of the RFP are also available for pick up at 150 Frank Ogawa Plaza, Suite 4340; Oakland, CA 94612 from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm weekdays.

ADDITIONAL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

2020 RFP Total Year One Program Budget (Excel)

City of Oakland Forms & Schedules can be found here. Please refer to the Application Checklist for the required forms.


SAMPLE REQUIRED FORMS

2020 RFP Program Budget (Sample)

2020 RFP Program Outcomes Chart (Sample)

2019 City of Oakland Business License Sample

IRS Letter of Non-Profit Status Sample


iSupplier: All who wish to participate in this RFP must register through iSupplier.
Please register to receive updates on this RFP and direct notification
of future bid opportunities. Free copies of the RFP documents and
Addenda (if any) are available in iSupplier. If you experience technical
difficulties with registration, please send an email to isupplier@oaklandca.gov
and advise that you need to expedite registration for this RFP.