Social Services Competitions
Austin Public Health administers over $40 million in City of Austin General Funds as well as federal and state funding. This website will be updated with links to all of the open and closed competitions. Organizations providing social services able to do business in the state of Texas are welcome to apply.
Current Funding Competitions
There is one open funding competition.
Please follow the link to the funding competition website for more information:
1) RFA #001 Substance Misuse Services 2021 NPS - Released 12/18/2020
To receive notifications of Austin Public Health Social Service competitions, please send us an email.
Interested Applicants Start Here
Since APH is only accepting applications in Partnergrants, all Interested Applicants must do the following to get registered in Partnergrants:
1. Confirm that their 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 to register.
2. Be a registered user in the Partnergrants system. The applications will be submitted through this web-based system.
- To register, visit the Partnergrants site and click on “Register Here.”
- Note that the organization’s City of Austin Vendor number is required to complete registration in Partnergrants.
Below you will find past funding competitions, standard solicitation documents and standard agreement documents.
Closed Funding Competitions
Competition Link Close Date RFA #002 COVID-19 Vaccine Outreach 2021-NPS - Released 12/21/2020 January 6, 2021 August 20, 2020 August 7, 2020 June 10, 2020 June 24, 2020 May 6, 2020 June 15, 2020 May 1, 2020 February 6, 2020 February 6, 2020 May 21, 2019 March 5, 2019 July 24, 2018 ARCH Shelter Operations & Services -RFQS 4700 EAD4000 September 25, 2018 October 30, 2018
June 15, 2018
May 18, 2018
June 30, 2016
January 18, 2016
January 18, 2016
June 5, 2014
Housing First Permanent Supportive Housing RFA (2014)- RFP 7200 AHFC15001 - NHCD Competition
October 23, 2014 Permanent Supportive Housing RFA - 20141115PSH
September 30, 2014
April 24, 2014 July 30, 2013 2003
Standard Competition Documents
The following documents are blank forms FOR INFORMATION ONLY that are usually used in an APH Solicitation. If interested in applying for a funding competition, only documents published on the competition webpage will be accepted. Use only those with the solicitation/competition number from the solicitation website.
RFA Components and Sample Contract Documents Doc File Description A Offer Sheet SAMPLE B Standard Purchase & Social Services Definitions SAMPLE C Standard Solicitation Information SAMPLE D Supplemental Purchase Provisions SAMPLE E RFA Scope of Work SAMPLE F RFA Application Document SAMPLE G RFA Application Threshold Checklist H Client Eligibility Requirements I Program Budget and Funding Summary SAMPLE J Standard Agreement Boiler K Equal Employment Fair Housing Discrimination Certification L Non-Suspension or Debarment Certification M Non-Collusion Non-Conflict Anti-Lobbying N Applying for APH-Funded Opportunity - Partnergrants Instruction
Sample Contract Documents and Community Information
Applying for Competitions Training
Item # Title and Link Description 1 Applying for an APH Funded Opportunity in Partnergrants Part 1 - Threshold How to apply for competition in Partnergrants database to complete a Threshold review. 2 How to apply for competition in Partnergrants database to complete the Final Application.
2020 Annual Agency Training Information
Item # Title and Link Description 1 Annual Agency Training Powerpoint -Dec 2020 PDF - Includes the entire Powerpoint document 2 2020 Social Services Staff and Contract Assignments PDF - Pictures, contacts and list of contract manager assignments for every Social Service Agreement 3 2021 Contract Timeline- TBD PDF - Important Dates and Deadlines for Contractors 4 Insurance Handout PDF - Summary of Insurance Requirements with Instructions 5 Austin Public Health Insurance Requirements PDF - Insurance Requirements for all Contractors 6 2020 Social Services APH Boiler Revisions PDF - Revisions for the Social Services Boilerplate for Agreements 7 Performance Measure Quarterly Performance Report Form PDF - Copy of Performance Measure Quarterly Performance Report Form 8 Performance Measure Quarterly Performance Report Instructions PDF - Performance Measure Quarterly Performance Report Form Instructions 9 Monthly Claims Backup Examples PDF - Examples of what can be submitted for payment requests/claims 10 2021 What to Expect and Documents and Records Required for Remote Monitoring PDF - Provides information about how an remote monitoring is conducted 11 Instructions for Box.com PDF - Instructions for agencies to use Box.com for monitoring