2023-2025 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 released 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.
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.
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).