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King County, WA

DCHS VSHSL - Reentry Spanning Supports RFP
CLOSED  Deadline  9/3/2020
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Description  [hide this]

About: The King County Department of Community and Human Services (DCHS) is pleased to release this Request for Proposal for Reentry Spanning Supports with funding from the Veterans, Seniors and Human Services (VSHSL) and guidance from the VSHSL Implementation Plan.

This request seeks an entity or entities to help implement VSHSL Strategy SE1C -- to provide community-based services that support the reentry of formerly incarcerated persons in King County. Services provided are intended to help mitigate the consequences of incarceration, in order to reduce the long-term negative effects of system involvement on reentering individuals. This program shall aim to provide equitable access to funded services in convenient locations to formerly incarcerated persons and their family members living throughout King County.

Please refer to the Library tab for the full RFP and associated attachments.

Available Funding: Up to $1,165,000 in veterans funding through the Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy funds

Investment Period: October 1, 2020 - Dec. 31, 2023 (subject to change)

Bidders Conference:
Tuesday, July 28, 2020,  10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
via SKYPE:

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Join by phone:, Conference ID: 7323606

Questions: Submit questions through the Contact Admin tab. Final day to submit questions is August 27, 2020.

Proposals Due: Proposals must be submitted through ZoomGrants no later than 11:59 p.m. on September 3, 2020.

Notifcation of Award Decisions (subject to change): October 2020

Anticipated Contract Start Date (subject to change): October, 2020

The dates listed above are subject to change. The full RFP and associated attachments are available for download under the Library tab. Applicants are advised to review these documents in their entirety for guidance on the purpose, requested program models, application questions and deadlines. Applicants are responsible for regularly checking ZoomGrants for any updates, clarifications, or amendments that may be uploaded.

Eligibility  [hide this]

This request is open to nonprofit organizations and community-based organizations serving Black communities in King County. Small nonprofits and Black-led community-based organizations are encouraged to submit proposals. This RFP intends to fund Black-led re-entry initiatives conceived by and intended for community members who have lived expereience with reentry. 

Eligible applicants must meet the following qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience working within Black communities
  • Demonstrated experience working with formerly incarcerated individuals within Black communities
  • Record of Black leadership within applicant’s organization
  • Work with, or demonstrate a willingness to build the capacity to work with, program participants throughout King County.
  • Submit an application within the scope of work outlined in Section II.C., STRATEGY: The Request, of this application

Application Requirements  [hide this]

- Please submit your proposal via ZoomGrants. Complete proposals must include the following:

    • Completed Organizatonal Equity Chart (Complete via Organizational Equity Chart tab of Zoomgrants. Chart can also be found in Attachment C for reference)
    • Responses to Summary Questions (see Attachment A in the Library for reference. Please complete responses in the Summary Questions tabs of ZoomGrants.)
    • Completed Geographic Service Intent Form (See Attachment B in the Library. Please upload to the Required Documents Tab)
    • Responses to Narrative Questions (See Attachment C in the Library for reference. Please complete responses in the Narrative Questions tab of ZoomGrants)
    • Completed and uploaded Budget (See Attachment D in the Library for budget template. Please upload the completed budget document to the Required Documents tab of ZoomGrants.)
    • TA Consultants Document (See Attachment E in Library for a list of Technical Assistance Consultants who can help you with this application for free.)
    • King County Boilerplate Contract (See Attachment F for referrence) 
    • General Terms (See Attachment G for General terms pertaining to the King County procurement process)  

Library  [hide this]
Description File Name Date Uploaded File Type
Attachment A: Summary Questions_Reentry Spanning Supports Attachment-A_SummaryQuestions_ReentrySpanningSupports.docx 6/24/2020 12:40:19 PM DOCX
Attachment B: Geographic Service Intent Form_Reentry Spanning Supports Attachment-B_Geographic-Service-Intent-Form_ReentrySpanningSupports.xlsx 6/24/2020 12:49:45 PM XLSX
Attachment C: Narrative Questions_Reentry Spanning Supports Attachment-C_Narrative-Questions_ReentrySpanningSupports.docx 6/24/2020 1:11:27 PM DOCX
Attachment D: Budget_Reentry Spanning Supports Attachment-D_Budget_ReentrySpanningSupports.xlsx 6/24/2020 1:23:47 PM XLSX
Attachment E: TA Consultants_Reentry Spanning Supports Attachment-E_Technical-Assistance_ReentrySpanningSupports.docx 6/24/2020 2:13:22 PM DOCX
Attachment F: King County Boilerplate_ Attachment-F_Boilerplate_King-County-DCHS-2019-2020-Services.pdf 6/24/2020 2:43:54 PM PDF
Attachment G: General Terms Attachment-G_General-Terms.docx 6/24/2020 2:54:42 PM DOCX
Reentry Spanning Supports RFP ReentrySpanningSupportsRFP_VSHSL.pdf 8/10/2020 10:02:49 AM PDF
SE1C Reentry - Question & Answer SE1CReentry-QuestionandAnswer-8102020.pdf 8/10/2020 10:09:33 AM PDF
SE1C Q&A Part2 (8.11 - 8.27) SE1CQAPart2-Questionsbtw811-827.pdf 8/28/2020 4:08:31 PM PDF
SE1C Q&A Part3 (8.11 - 8.27) SE1CReentry-QAPart3-811-827.pdf 9/2/2020 3:35:02 PM PDF

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