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King County, WA
Best Starts for Kids
BSK Positive Family Connections Programs
CLOSED  Deadline  5/24/2022
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Description  [hide this]

Please refer to the RFP document under the Library tab to see the full RFP details.


Best Starts for Kids (BSK) and King County Department of Community and Human Services (DCHS) is pleased to release this Request for Proposals (RFP) to support Positive Family Connections programs within King County.



July 2022 through December 2024



Information Session: April 20, 2022 - 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM (See Section VI.C. of the RFP document for further details.)

Final Day to Submit Questions: May 18, 2022

Final Day to Request Technical Assistance: May 10, 2022

Proposals Due: May 24, 2022 by 2:00 PM Pacific Time



All documents to be submitted in response to this RFP should be uploaded through ZoomGrants.

The RFP Leads are the sole point of contact for this procurement. All communication regarding the subject matter of this opportunity between the applicants and DCHS upon release of this RFP must be through ZoomGrants or the RFP Leads, as follows:

Kimberly Walker-Harrison, RFP Lead


Nancy Vu, RFP Lead


Any other communication will be considered unofficial and non-binding on DCHS. Proposers are to rely on written statements issued by the RFP Leads. Communication directed to parties other than the RFP Leads on this opportunity may result in disqualification of the applicant.

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

Minimum Requirements  [hide this]

Eligible applicants must meet the following minimum qualifications:

This request is only open to organizations serving communities in King County that are any of the following: (1) not-for-profit organizations (or fiscally sponsored by an organization) with 501(c)3 status (including community-based or faith-based organizations), (2) tribes and tribal organizations, (3) schools and school districts, or (4) public or governmental entities: community-based, faith-based, tribes and tribal schools and school districts, public or governmental organizations serving communities in King County. Women of color led organizations, small non-profits, community-based organizations, young people-led organizations serving in King County are encouraged to submit proposals. King County departments or offices are not eligible per the County Council mandate. Any organizations debarred (i.e., banned, disqualified, excluded) from receiving federal funds will not be awarded funding.

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Description File Name Date Uploaded File Type
PFC Programs RFP PFCProgramsRFP.pdf 4/12/2022 2:02:59 PM PDF
Attachment B - Budget Workbook AttachmentB-BudgetWorkbook.xlsx 4/12/2022 2:03:08 PM XLSX
Attachment C - Proposal Checklist AttachmentC-ProposalChecklist.pdf 4/12/2022 2:03:23 PM PDF
Amendment 1-PFC Info Session Q&A, Presentation Slides and Recording Amendment1-PositiveFamilyConnectionsProgramsRFP-InfoSessionQnAPPTandRecording.pdf 4/27/2022 1:51:11 PM PDF
Amendment 2- FAQ Amendment2-FAQ.pdf 5/2/2022 4:30:51 PM PDF
FAQ-Added #20-22 on 5-4-22 FAQ-Added20-22on5-4-2022.pdf 5/4/2022 3:24:59 PM PDF
FAQ-Added #23-25 on 5-6-22 FAQ-Added23-25on5-6-2022.pdf 5/6/2022 4:05:12 PM PDF
FAQ-Added #26-27 on 5-11-22 FAQ-Added26-27on5-11-2022.pdf 5/11/2022 1:01:03 PM PDF
FAQ-Added #28-34 on 5-13-22 FAQ-Added28-34on5-13-2022.pdf 5/13/2022 3:26:02 PM PDF
FAQ-Added #35-40 on 5-18-22 FAQ-Added35-40on5-18-2022.pdf 5/18/2022 3:00:33 PM PDF
FAQ-Added #41 on 5-19-22 FAQ-Added41on5-19-2022.pdf 5/19/2022 4:16:06 PM PDF

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