Austin Public Health Request for Proposals 2022-002 ARPA Food Access - Closed
The City of Austin (City) seeks applications in response to this Request for Proposals (RFP) from qualified social service providers (Offerors) 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.
|DATE ISSUED:||Thursday, February 10, 2022|
|RFP PROPOSAL DUE DATE:||
Wednesday, March 23, 2022, by 3PM
$750,000 for Food Access
$200,000 for Nutritious Food Incentive Program
|Term||July 1, 2022 – February 29, 2024|
|El Buen Samaritano||$408,859|
|Sustainable Food Center||$200,000|
- Closed RFP Information
IMPORTANT DATES DATE ISSUED: Thursday, February 10, 2022 RFP PROPOSAL DUE DATE: Wednesday, March 23, 2022, by 3PM Anticipated Start date of contract: May 1, 2022 Threshold Review Due Thursday, February 24, 2022 by 3 PM Questions regarding the RFP are due on or before: Wednesday, March 16, 2022, by 3 PM Technical Assistance regarding submission of the RFP in Partnergrants are due on or before: Tuesday, March 22, 2022, by 3 PM Questions must be submitted in writing to the Authorized Contact Person through Partnergrants:
Authorized Contact Person:
Social Service Funding Specialist
Questions and Answers will be available:
In Partnergrants and on this solicitation website
Optional Pre-Bid Meeting- Date and Time:
Thursday, February 17,2022 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM CST
Pre-Bid Meeting Location:
Registration Required with this link to get the Conference Call details:
February 17: Registration Ended
Pre-Bid Meeting Materials:
Pre-Bid Powerpoint Presentation
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 1 OFFER SHEET 2/10/2022 2 RFP PROPOSAL WORD 2/10/2022 2A SUPPLEMENTAL WORK STATEMENT - NFIP WORD 2/10/2022 3 PROGRAM BUDGET AND NARRATIVE Excel 2/10/2022 4 COA CERTIFICATIONS AND DISCLOSURES 2/10/2022 A THRESHOLD REVIEW FORM 2/10/2022 B STANDARD SOLICITATION PROVISIONS AND INSTRUCTIONS 2/10/2022 C RFP SCOPE OF WORK 2/10/2022 D APH CLIENT ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS 2/10/2022 E STANDARD APH AGREEMENT BOILERPLATE 2/10/2022 F Applying for APH-Funded Opportunity - Partnergrants Instruction 2/10/2022 G GRANT-SPECIFIC DISCLOSURES 2/10/2022
RFP Additional Resources:
Principles of Trauma-Informed Care Resolution No. 20210325-111 Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds Final Rule Department of Housing and Urban Development- Qualified Census Tracts Feeding America - State-by-State Resource: The Impact of Coronavirus on Food Insecurity U.S. Census Bureau QuickFacts: Travis County, Texas Austin Travis County COVID-19 Public Dashboard Food Access in Austin (arcgis.com) UT Dell Medical School Division of Community Engagement and Health Equity - Central Texas Check-In Survey Results Fair Food Network Website Centers for Disease Control - Principles of Trauma-Informed Practice Food Policy Network - Pivoting Policy, Programs and Partnerships: Food Policy Councils' Responses to the Crises of 2020 Food Research & Action Center - Hunger, Poverty, and Health During COVID-19 Health and Human Services Federal Poverty Guidelines