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DCHS VSHSL - Support Community Strategies to Address Gun Violence and Pathfinder Coordination RFP
CLOSED  Deadline  7/13/2021
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Description  [hide this]

About: The King County Department of Community and Human Services (DCHS) is pleased to release this Support Community Strategies to Address Gun Violence and Pathfinder Coordination RFP with funding from the Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy (VSHSL) and guidance from the VSHSL Implementation Plan.

The program will fund community-based entities to prevent or respond to gun violence, with a focus on Black/African American communities, people experiencing domestic and sexual violence, and other communities disproportionately impacted by gun violence. For the purposes of this RFP, gun violence includes non-suicide firearms deaths, nonfatal firearms injuries, as well as situations where the use or presence of a firearm is an element of actual or threatened violence (including but not limited to encounters with law enforcement, and threats made involving firearms in the context of domestic or sexual violence).

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

Available Funding: Up to $1,186,826 in funding through the Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy funds

Investment Period: September 1, 2021 - Dec. 31, 2023 (subject to change)

Bidders Conference:
June 15, 2021,  10 - 11:30 am. 

View Recording: https://vimeo.com/563455101/643fb7564a

Questions: Submit questions via email to tamaso.johnson@kingcounty.gov . Final day to submit questions is July 6, 2021.

Proposals Due: Proposals must be submitted through ZoomGrants no later than 3 p.m. on July 13, 2021.

Notifcation of Award Decisions: August 2021

Anticipated Contract Start Date (subject to change): September 1, 2021

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, community-based organizations, tribes and tribal organizations and public or governmental agencies serving communities in King County. Small nonprofits and community-based organizations are encouraged to submit proposals. Collaborative applications reflecting multiple organizations or groups will be accepted. If submitting a collaborative application, please clearly identify the role each organization will play and proactively work with each collaborative partner in drafting the proposal.

Eligible applicants must meet the following qualifications:

  • Focus on or demonstrated willingness to build the capacity to focus on, the prevention of violence, including gun violence.
  • Demonstrated experience working within Black, Indigenous, and people of color communities in King County.
  • Record of leadership of Black people, Indigenous people, and/or People of Color within the applicant’s organization(s).
  • 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:

  • Responses to Summary Questions (See Attachment A for reference)
  • Completed and uploaded Geographic Service Intent Form (See Attachment B for reference)
  • Completed Organizatonal Equity Chart (See chart in Attachment C for reference)
  • Responses to Narrative Questions (See Attachment C for reference)
  • Completed and uploaded Budget (See Attachment D for reference)


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DescriptionFile NameDate UploadedFile Type
RFP HL 3C Support Community Strategies to Address Gun Violence and Pathfinder Coordination RFPHL3CSupportCommunityStrategiestoAddressGunViolenceandPathfinderCoordination.pdf 6/1/2021 2:56:16 PM PDF
Attachment A Summary Questions Attachment-A_SummaryQuestions.docx 6/1/2021 2:56:43 PM DOCX
Attachment B Geographic Service Intent Form Attachment-B_Geographic-Service-Intent-Form.xlsx 6/1/2021 2:58:25 PM XLSX
Attachment C Narrative Questions Attachment-C_NarrativeQuestionsHL3CAddressingGunViolence.docx 6/1/2021 2:58:47 PM DOCX
Attachment D Budget Attachment-D_Budget.xlsx 6/1/2021 2:59:08 PM XLSX
Attachment E Technical Assistance Attachment-E_Technical-Assistance.docx 6/1/2021 2:59:28 PM DOCX
Attachment F King County DCHS 2021-2022 Services Boilerplate Attachment-F_King-County-DCHS-2021-2022-Services-Boilerplate.pdf 6/1/2021 3:00:10 PM PDF
Attachment G General Terms Attachment-G_General-Terms.docx 6/1/2021 3:00:35 PM DOCX
HL 3C Gun Violence RFP Q&A UPDATED JULY 9, 2021 HL3CGunViolenceRFPQA070921.pdf 7/9/2021 12:27:26 PM PDF


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