HRC RFP - 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.

Grants for Community Engagement RFP #101

Term: 1 year, beginning as soon as December 2022

Funding Available: Maximum amount available $750,000; awards may be for less than or equal to maximum amount.

For proposals in Area 6: Community Support or Events in District 10 awards may be for less than or equal to $50,000 amount. For proposals in Area 7: Community innovations to support youth on probation and their families, awards may be for less than or equal to $200,000 amount. 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 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.

RFP 101 - Grants for Community Engagement (Corrected 9/29/22)

Scope of Work or Grant Plan Template

Budget & Budget Narrative Template

Applicant Requirements and Guidelines Template

Appendix B - City Grant Terms (Form G-100) -- (corrected 10/11/2022)

Supplier Registration Instructions

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 Monday, October 24, 2022 by email to athena.n.edwards@sfgov.org

3. Early submission is highly encouraged.

RFP questions and responses

All questions about the RFP should be sent by email to athena.n.edwards@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
Friday, September 23, 2022

Deadline for questions
Friday, October 7, 2022

Proposals due
Monday, October 24, 2022 by 5:00 P.M.

Grantee selection and award notification
Anticipated Friday, November 18, 2022 by 5:00 P.M.

Protest period end
5 business days after award notification

Projects begin
Anticipated December 2022 or later