Request for Proposals (RFP)

Request for Proposals: Building Healthy Communities and NYC Parks GreenThumb Art in Community Gardens

The Fund for Public Health in New York City (FPHNYC), on behalf of the Building Healthy Communities (BHC) initiative and NYC Parks GreenThumb, is currently accepting proposals from art organizations and individual artists interested in developing and installing art in three (3) selected community gardens (William B. Washington Memorial Garden, Central Harlem; Canarsie Neighborhood Alliance, Canarsie; Patrick Van Doren Pocket Park, Bed-Stuy) in order to further activate public space and celebrate the strong history of arts and culture in community gardens.


Please find the RFP document containing additional information here:


The deadline for submission is May 28, 2018 at 11:59PM EST. Proposals must be submitted via email as a PDF to [email protected]


Potential respondents may send any questions or comments to:

Attn: Melissa Stewart, Grant Assistant

Subject: Inquiry: BHC Community Gardens and Art RFP

E-mail: [email protected]

All questions related to this RFP must be received by April 27, 2018 at 11:59PM EST. Responses to all questions will be posted on the FPHNYC website to this page by May 1, 2018 at 5:00PM EST.


Below is a detailed timeline of events related to this Request for Proposals process. Unless otherwise specified, the time of day for the following events will be between 9:00AM and 5:00PM EST.


Important Dates:

Release of Request for Proposals: Monday, April 16, 2018

Inquiry Period for Questions: April 16-April 27, 2018, 11:59PM EST

RFP Q&A Responses Posted: May 1, 2018, 5:00PM EST

Deadline for Receipt of Proposals: May 28, 2018, 11:59PM EST

Notice of Selection: June 2018

Grant Timeline: All activities must be completed by October 31, 2018

Final Report: November 17, 2018