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This Request for Proposals (RFP) is issued by the Fund for Public Health in New York City (FPHNYC), on behalf of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s (NYC DOHMH) Center for Health Equity and Community Wellness to reduce COVID-19 racial/ethnic disparities by growing public health capacity in partnership with community-based organizations (CBOs) in the most disinvested neighborhoods across New York City. This is a NYC Public Health Corps (PHC) initiative.

CDC PHC COVID Disparities Grant REVISED RFP 9.13.21

RFP Application Guide 9.13.21

RFP Application Guide 9.13.21_Word Version

CDC PHC COVID Disparities Addendum #2

RFP Q&A

Apply

Click here to apply. The deadline to apply is September 24, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).

Project Description

The purpose of this RFP is to identify community-based organizations (CBOs) within target neighborhoods who can launch an organized model for reducing COVID-19 disparities by reducing risk for COVID-19 infection, building social cohesion, and addressing upstream social needs and racial inequities via strong relationships with institutions and trusted messengers in the neighborhood. Funding aims to expand the engagement of Community Health Worker workforce to leverage their deep community roots, institutional relationships, and neighborhood expertise to launch COVID-19 recovery, build community resilience, catalyze systems change and increase preparedness for future emergencies. DOHMH will support awardees with technical assistance in a variety of topics to strengthen their capacity to sustain the model post-award.

Eligibility

Community and/or Faith-Based Organizations serving and having a physical location in one of the City’s United Hospital Fund Neighborhoods are invited to apply. Coalitions with up to three members are also eligible to apply as long as each coalition member also serves and has a physical location in one of the City’s United Hospital Fund Neighborhoods.

RFP Timetable

Request for Proposals (RFP) ReleaseAugust 24, 2021
Applicants’ Conference (Remote and Recorded)                        August 31, 2021 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. EDT
Budget Information SessionSeptember 2, 2021 from 12:00–1:00 p.m. EDT
Deadline for Written QuestionsSeptember 3, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. EDT
Q&A PostedSeptember 13, 2021
Application DeadlineSeptember 24, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. EDT
Expected Funding Notification*September 10, 2021
Expected Contract Start Date*November 1, 2021 or January 1, 2021 depending on type of applicant

*Funding notification and contract start dates are target dates only. FPHNYC may amend the schedule as needed.  

Applicants are encouraged to check the webpage frequently to stay informed throughout the procurement process.

Applicant’s Conference Recording

https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/play/-ir7cGJ5U5okX-ICPYxfdfbuT8oH1VX5AgcHy0I84oxpYs-lt0YNWnAU0FZE7ZV4R_2e85TqEuiDzG5K._iqaLQ7RHwnv7VXI?autoplay=true

Please note that the recording contains the first portion of the webinar, which includes an overview of the project, the project deliverables and the RFP process. Questions answered during the webinar will be posted separately in a Q&A document to ensure the responses are clear, comprehensive, and easily accessible. Questions not addressed during the webinar will be included in the Q&A to be posted September 10, 2021.

Budget Information Session

A virtual budget information session will be held on September 2, 2021 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. to review budget instructions in detail and answer any questions applicants have about completing their budget proposal. Please register using the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_VdXeeKxjRqWw2FdlFPB7ig

Recording: https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/jKFc7qHxHBNXhJld0hbn_EFaHcSNvgOMn1oDQ2AsqTxWZ-uNJxG5XjWATN6rSgeN.CZPhPAO1Qvd715Fh?startTime=1630598518000

Questions

Questions and requests for clarification about this RFP must be submitted via e-mail to [email protected] with a subject line of “Public Health Corps COVID-19 Disparities Initiative.” All such questions and inquiries must be received on Friday, September 3, 2021 by 11:59 p.m. EDT. The Q&A will be posted at: https://www.fphnyc.org/get-involved/rfps/.

This Request for Proposals (RFP) is issued by the Fund for Public Health in New York City (FPHNYC), on behalf of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) Center for Health Equity and Community Wellness to increase vaccine consent in DHS shelters.

Project Description

The New York City (NYC) Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH), acting through the Fund for Public Health NYC (FPHNY), seeks qualified organizations to offer education against COVID-19 vaccine misinformation to residents and staff at DHS congregate facilities (shelters and Safe Havens primarily), to improve vaccine confidence. Services will be provided where DHS offers COVID-19 testing and vaccination. Other health education such as flu, health screenings, and chronic disease awareness may also be included.

RFP Timetable

Request for Proposals (RFP) ReleaseSeptember 9th
Submission of Questions                            September 16th
Application DeadlineOctober 4th
Expected Funding Notification*October 11th
Expected Project Start Date**  October 25th  

Eligibility

Interested and qualified applicants that can demonstrate their ability to successfully provide the services outlined in Section II, Scope of Services, of this RFP are invited to submit a proposal, provided they meet the following minimum requirements:

  • CBOs with contracts with DHS, >10 years homelessness service experience, client/public education experience, experience successfully serving persons with mental illness, incarceration history, substance use and/or older clients with multiple chronic conditions.
  • Applicants must be a Community Organization (CBO) with 501(c)(3) nonprofit status.  

Available Funding

Funding in the amount of $500,000 over 6 months per organization (2 organizations) will be made available to healthcare organizations that have demonstrated the ability to implement activities who can offer education against COVID-19 vaccine misinformation to residents and staff at DHS congregate facilities (shelters and Safe Havens primarily), to improve vaccine confidence. 

To improve vaccine education to DHS shelters, organizations will provide the following services from October 25th to April 25th.

RFP Inquiries, Written Questions and Answers

Questions and requests for clarification about this RFP must be submitted via e-mail to [email protected] with a subject line of “COVID Vaccine Confidence Educators”. All such questions and inquiries must be received on September 16th. Any questions received after the deadline may not be answered.

Apply

Click here to apply. Completed applications are due no later than 11:59 p.m. EDT. All applications must be submitted by October 4th.

This Request for Proposals (RFP) is issued by the Fund for Public Health in New York City (FPHNYC), on behalf of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s (DOHMH) Bureau of Alcohol and Drug Use, Prevention, Care and Treatment (BADUPCT) to increase opportunities for rapid access to treatment for opioid use disorder (OUD) for people experiencing homelessness (PEH) through referral to low-threshold, same-day treatment with buprenorphine.

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The deadline to apply is October 15, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).

Proposals must be submitted via email to [email protected] and include the title of the solicitation, “EXPANDING BUPRENORPHINE OUTREACH.

Project Description
The purpose of this RFP is to support New York City organizations that outreach and provide services to PEH to strengthen the organization’s capacity to provide low-threshold engagement and connection to designated providers for same-day buprenorphine treatment of OUD. Funding will be used to support time for planning, training, and implementation of enhanced engagement of people who use drugs (PWUD) in conversations about their substance use and treatment options, and to facilitate referrals to appropriate same-day treatment options, particularly for buprenorphine for OUD.

Eligibility
FPHNYC and DOHMH will be accepting applications from organizations in New York City that provide outreach to people experiencing homelessness (PEH), including those who are street-based, living in a shelter or temporary housing, or who are unstably housed for referrals to same-day treatment for opioid use disorder (OUD).

RFP Timetable

Request for Proposals (RFP) ReleaseSeptember 13, 2021
Applicants’ ConferenceSeptember 23, 2021
Deadline for Written QuestionsSeptember 28, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. ET
Q&A PostedOctober 4, 2021
Proposal Package October 15, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. ET
Expected Funding Notification*November 1, 2021
Expected Project Start Date*November 15, 2021
  • Funding notification and project start dates are target dates only. FPHNYC may amend the
    schedule as needed.
    Applicants are encouraged to check the FPHNYC webpage frequently to stay informed throughout the procurement process.

Applicants’ Conference
A virtual information session will be held on September 23, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. for those interested in applying. Please register using this link.

Questions
Questions and requests for clarification about this RFP must be submitted via e-mail to [email protected] with a subject line of “EXPANDING BUPRENORPHINE OUTREACH.”

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