APH seeks applicants for an RFGA for LGBTQIA+ Mental Health services.
CLOSED: 2020 LGBTQIA+ Mental Health Services Request for Grant Applications (RFGA)
Solicitation Number: RFGA-001-LGBTQIA+QOL-NPS
The City of Austin (City) seeks applications in response to this Request for Grant Applications (RFGA) from qualified social service providers (Applicants) with demonstrated experience providing services to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual, gender non-conforming, gender fluid, and genderqueer community (LGBTQIA+ population). Interventions must be designed with the target population’s needs at the outset, with the goal to increase access to mental health resources for LGBTQIA+ residents.
Department: Austin Public Health
Mental Health Services: Expand access to affirming mental health services for the LGBTQIA+ community.
Funding Amount: $100,000
RFGA Release Date: January 6, 2020
RFGA Application Date Due: February 6, 2020 by 3:00 pm CST
Solicitation Results: There were six applicants and the award went to OutYouth to provide mental health services to the LGBTQIA+ community for an annual amount of $100,000.
- Closed RFGA Information
Threshold Review Due Date: January 15, 2020 by 3:00 pm CST
Only applicants that pass the Threshold Review requirements will be able to submit a complete RFGA application.
Optional Pre-Bid Meeting:
Thursday, January 9, 2020 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm CST
City of Austin - Human Resources
5202 Ben White Blvd, Suite 500 Auditorium
Austin, Texas 78741
Pre-Bid Meeting Materials including Agenda, Sign-in Sheet, Powerpoint Presentation, and sections from RFGA: LGBTQIA+ Pre-Bid Meeting Packet
Interested applicants must:
Confirm that your organization is a registered vendor with the City of Austin
Questions and Answers Submitted: RFGA LGBTQIA+ QA Document 1-24-2020
If you would like to receive notifications of future APH funding opportunities, send your contact information to Natasha Ponczek Shoemake at Natasha.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Solicitations Questions and Answers
Questions must be submitted in writing to the Authorized Contact Person or through Partnergrants database.
Questions regarding the RFGA are due on or before: January 30, 2020 at 5pm CST
Authorized Contact Person:
Natasha Ponczek Shoemake
Contract Management Specialist III
Note that the organization’s City of Austin Vendor number is required to complete registration in Partnergrants. Be a registered user in the Partnergrants system, go to the Partnergrants website and click on “Register Here.” 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.
- RFGA Components
Doc File Description Type Date A Offer Sheet 1/6/2020 B Standard Purchase & Social Services Definitions 1/6/2020 C Standard Solicitation Information 1/6/2020 D Supplemental Purchase Provisions 1/6/2020 E RFGA Scope of Work and Application Document Word 1/6/2020 F RFGA Application Threshold Checklist 1/6/2020 G Client Eligibility Requirements 1/6/2020 H Program Budget and Funding Summary Word 1/6/2020 I Standard Agreement Boiler 1/6/2020 J Equal Employment Fair Housing Discrimination Certification 1/6/2020 K Non-Suspension or Debarment Certification 1/6/2020 L Non-Collusion Non-Conflict Anti-Lobbying 1/6/2020 M Applying for APH-Funded Opportunity - Partnergrants Instruction 1/6/2020