HRC RFP 101.5 - Grants for Community Engagement

The intent of this proposal is to provide funding for projects and programs centered around addressing specific community issues in San Francisco, advancing social justice, restorative justice or criminal justice reform and community building via engagement within San Francisco.

Grants for Community Engagement RFP #101.5

Term: The anticipated term for grants resulting from this RFP may last up to one (1) year. Actual grant terms may vary, depending upon service and project needs at the City’s sole and absolute discretion. Applicants selected for resulting grants(s) must be available to commence work on or after January 1, 2023. Thus, the anticipated grant term for this RFP is January 1, 2023, to January 31, 2024.

Funding Available: The maximum amount of funding for this Request for Proposals (RFP) is $ 2,250,000. The HRC may award for less than or equal to $750,000 for each service area. The HRC anticipates awarding between 2-10 awards. The HRC will award grants until funding is exhausted.

Please see the attached RFP document for more information on the funding opportunity.

Documents

RFP 101.5 Documents

The intent of this proposal is to provide funding for projects and programs centered around addressing specific community issues in San Francisco, advancing social justice, restorative justice or criminal justice reform and community building via engagement within San Francisco and its diverse neighborhoods. The maximum amount of funding for this Request for Proposals (RFP) is $ 2,250,000. The HRC may award for less than or equal to $750,000 for each service area. The HRC anticipates awarding between 2-10 awards. The HRC will award grants until funding is exhausted.

Scope of work or grant plan template.

RFP 101.5 Budget & Budget Narrative Template - Optional

RFP 101.5 Appendix A - Applicant Requirements and Guidelines - Required

RFP 101.5 Appendix B - City Grant Terms (Form G-100) - Required

RFP 101.5 Appendix C - Supplier Registration Instructions

RFP 101.5 Appendix D - Administrative Code Chapter 12X List of States as of 3.2022

How to apply

1. Build a complete Proposal Package. Include:

  • Proposed Program Areas and Scope of Work. Please provide written responses to all questions under the Program Areas and Scope of Work sections. 
  • Proposed Budget and Budget Narrative. Please provide a breakdown of your proposed project budget. 
  • Appendix A - Applicant Requirements and Guidelines Template
  • Appendix B - City Grant Terms (Form G-100)
  • Appendix C - Supplier Registration Instructions
  • Appendix D - Administrative Code Chapter 12X List of States

2. Submit the entire Proposal Package by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, December 2, 2022 to hrc.grants@sfgov.org

3. Early submission is highly encouraged.

RFP questions and responses

All questions about the RFP should be sent by email to hrc.grants@sfgov.org. This includes general administrative questions, program area questions, and technical questions about how to find or navigate the RFP application.

RFP timeline

RFP is issued by the City
Monday, October 31, 2022

Deadline for questions
Friday, December 2, 2022

Proposals due
Friday, December 2, 2022, by 5:00 P.M.

Grantee selection and award notification
Anticipated Friday, January 6, 2023, by 5:00 P.M.

Protest period end
5 business days after award notification

Projects begin
Anticipated January 2023 or later