Request for Proposals (RFP)

Building Healthy Communities and GreenThumb Growing Food Capacity RFP

The Fund for Public Health in New York City (FPHNYC), on behalf of the Building Healthy Communities (BHC) initiative and NYC Parks GreenThumb, is accepting proposals for community garden groups interested in creating new food-growing community gardens or expanding their capacity to grow and sell food in gardens that are readily accessible by their communities.


This Request for Proposals (RFP) will support new and existing gardens in select communities (Morrisania, Mott Haven, Hunts Point, Brownsville, East Harlem, Two Bridges, Corona, Flushing, Stapleton, Mariner’s Harbor, Bedford Stuyvesant, Canarsie, and Central Harlem) to increase their production of fresh produce in their communities and make these fruits and vegetables available to their communities through farms stands, cooking demonstrations, and/or strategic partnerships. Please visit link below for more information on this opportunity.



Important dates:

  • December 13, 2016: Questions about RFP due to [email protected] by 11:59PM EST
  • December 16, 2016: RFP Q&A Responses Posted
  • January 13,2017, 11:59PM EST: Deadline for Receipt of Proposals
  • February 2017: Notice of selection