Austin Public Health Behavioral Health Issue Area Solicitation
RFA-2021-007-Behavioral Health Issue Area
The City of Austin (City) seeks applications in response to this Request for Applications (RFA) from qualified social service providers (Applicants)
Funding and Timeline
Department: Austin Public Health
Application Due Date: January 20, 2022 at 3 PM CST
Threshold Review Due Date: December 8, 2021 at 3 PM CST
Total Funding Amount: $1,490,895
Applicants may apply for a minimum of $65,000 per 12-month contract term.
Anticipated Number of Awarded Agreements: Austin Public Health anticipates awarding up to 30 Agreements and will undergo a review process to ensure that as many services are funded as possible.
Contract Term: The Agreements will have an effective start date of October 1, 2022, for an initial 12-month period, and four 12-month extension options. All extension options are conditional upon City Council approval of the Budget. If additional funding is available, start dates and contract terms may vary.
Solicitations Questions and Answers
Questions must be submitted via email to the Authorized Contact Person or through Partnergrants database.
Authorized Contact Person:
Social Services Funding Specialist
Questions regarding the RFA are due on or before: January 13, 2022 at 3 PM CST
- Technical questions regarding submitting applications in Partnergrants can be submitted until Wednesday, January 19, 2022 3 PM CST
- Youtube Videos can be viewed here: Applying for Partnergrants Solicitation: Part 1 Threshold Review and
- Applying for Partnergrants Solicitation: Part 2 Final Application.
Pre-Bid Conferences - same material will be presented at both meetings
Pre-Bid Conference Call 1: Thursday, November 18, 2021 1:30 – 3:00 pm CST
- Eventbrite Pre-Bid Conference Call 1: Registration is closed
Pre-Bid Conference Call 2: Thursday, December 2, 2021 10 AM-11:30 AM CST
- Eventbrite Pre-Bid Conference Call 2:Registration is closed
Pre-Bid Conference Call Presentation: Presentation Slides
Pre-Bid Conference Call Attendance:
Other materials covered on the conference call can be found in the list of RFA documents below.
Interested applicants must:
1. Confirm that your organization is a registered vendor with the City of Austin
To find the City of Austin Vendor Number please visit Austin Finance Online and search for the organization’s legal name. To register to become a potential City of Austin vendor, go to Austin Finance Online.
2. Be a registered user in the Partnergrants system, go to the Partnergrants website and click on “Register Here.”
Note that the organization’s City of Austin Vendor number is required to complete registration in Partnergrants.
If you would like to receive notifications of future APH funding opportunities, send your contact information to Natasha Ponczek Shoemake at APHCompetitions@AustinTexas.gov.
|Doc||File Description||Type||Date of Document|
|3||PROGRAM BUDGET AND NARRATIVE||Excel||11-17-21|
|4||COA CERTIFICATIONS AND DISCLOSURES||11-17-21|
|A||THRESHOLD REVIEW FORM||12-2-21|
|B||STANDARD SOLICITATION PROVISIONS AND INSTRUCTIONS||11-17-21|
|C||RFA SCOPE OF WORK||11-17-21|
|D||APH CLIENT ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS||11-17-21|
|E||STANDARD APH AGREEMENT BOILERPLATE||11-17-21|
|F||Applying for APH-Funded Opportunity - Partnergrants Instruction||11-17-21|
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