This RFA has been cancelled and will be re-released soon.
- Closed solicitation informaiton
The City of Austin (City) seeks applications in response to this Request for Applications (RFA) from qualified social service providers (Applicants) with demonstrated experience providing food access services to Austin/Travis County. The City will fund programs that respond to the economic and public health impacts of COVID-19 related to household food insecurity and food system disruption.
Applicants may propose to provide General Food Access services, Nutritious Food Incentive Program services, or both. Please see the Scope of Work published on the opportunity website for details about each service type.
Funding and Timeline
Department: Austin Public Health
Application Due Date: Cancelled
Threshold Review Due Date: January 12, 2022 before 3 PM CST
ARPA General Food Access Available Funding: $375,000 total annually. Applicants may apply for an annual minimum total of $75,000 annual amount. APH anticipates awarding up to three (3) agreements.
Contract Term: The Agreements will have an effective start date of May 1, 2022, for an initial 12-month period, and up to two 12-month extension options.
Nutritious Food Incentive Program (NFIP): $100,000 total annually. Applicants may apply for an annual total of $100,000 for services. APH anticipates awarding one agreement for NFIP.
Contract Term: The Agreement will have an effective start date of May 1, 2022, for an initial 12-month period, and up to one 12-month extension option.
Optional Pre-Bid Conference
Pre-Bid Conference Call: Thursday, January 6, 2022 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM CST
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.
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.
INTERESTED APPLICANTS START HERE:
Since APH is only accepting applications in Partnergrants, all Interested Applicants must do the following to get registered in Partnergrants:
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: Wednesday, February 2, 2022 at 3 PM CST
Technical questions regarding submitting applications in Partnergrants can be submitted until Tuesday, February 8, 2022 by no later than 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.
Doc File Description Type Date of Document 1 OFFER SHEET 12/28/2021 2 RFA APPLICATION WORD 2A SUPPLEMENTAL WORK STATEMENT FOR NFIP APPLICATIONS Word 3 PROGRAM BUDGET AND NARRATIVE Excel 4 COA CERTIFICATIONS AND DISCLOSURES A THRESHOLD REVIEW FORM B STANDARD SOLICITATION PROVISIONS AND INSTRUCTIONS C RFA SCOPE OF WORK D APH CLIENT ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS E STANDARD APH AGREEMENT BOILERPLATE F Applying for APH-Funded Opportunity - Partnergrants Instruction G TITLE VI OF CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1964