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King County, WA

Kent Immigrant and Refugee Services RFP
CLOSED  Deadline  5/5/2022
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Description  [hide this]

Please review the Library section below where you will find the full RFP and all required materials and reference documents.

The King County Department of Community and Human Services (DCHS) is pleased to release this Request for Proposals (RFP) for providing social services for immigrants and refugees in Kent, WA, as described below. 

As our region continues to respond to and recover from the mental, physical, and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, this RFP seeks to provide culturally and linguistically appropriate social services to immigrant and refugee families, youth, and children in Kent. This RFP will support programs that provide access to healthy food and promote youth development, early learning, and health and wellness.

Specifically, King County will utilize a portion of its American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding to support one (1) community-based organization (CBO) in Kent, WA that can provide social services to immigrant and refugee families, youth, and children who have been adversely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Applicants should propose program models that provide a combination of the following:

  1. Culturally and linguistically attuned vaccine and public health education
  2. Culturally appropriate food assistance
  3. Baby essentials

Budget Materials:

All applicants will be required to submit a Budget (Attachment D1) and Budget Narrative (Attachment D2) using the templates provided in the Library section of this RFP. To download these templates, please navigate to the Library section and you will find them there. To submit your Budget and Budget Narrative, please upload your completed files to the Documents tab in ZoomGrants.


Pre-Proposal Conference: April 13, 2022, 3:00-4:00 p.m.

Last day to ask questions: April 28, 2022

RFP Responses Due:  May 5, 2022 | 2:00 p.m.

Performance Period: July 1- December 31, 2022


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

The Procurement Lead is 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 Procurement Lead, as follows:

Libby Brockman

Procurement Lead

Any other communication will be considered unofficial and non-binding on DCHS. Applicants are to rely on written statements issued by the Procurement Lead. Communication directed to parties other than the Procurement Lead 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 section. 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.

Eligibility & Qualifications  [hide this]

This RFP is open to nonprofit organizations, community-based organizations, tribes and tribal organizations, and public or governmental agencies serving communities in King County who have been impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic. Small nonprofits and community-based organizations are encouraged to submit proposals. 

 Eligible Proposer(s) must meet the following minimum qualifications/eligibility criteria: 

  1. Demonstrate ability to serve immigrants and refugees of Kent, WA.
  2. Acknowledge Executive Order #ACO-8-28-EO mandating all King County contractor workers providing on-site services at King County facilities or providing in-person services to the general public must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
  3. Demonstrate commitment to equity and social justice (ESJ) and working with communities most impacted by COVID-19 and institutional and systematic racism.
  4. Demonstrate ability to provide services for individuals who identify as low income, Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC), Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer, Intersex, Asexual, + (LGBTQIA+), disabled, or hold identities from other marginalized groups.
  5. Experience with federal funding sources and reporting requirements. If no previous federal funding experience, ability to provide a description of how your organization intends to manage public funds should you be awarded a contract through this RFP.
  6. If applicable, ability to complete a two-part, online Federal Grants Subrecipient Training Course, to be scheduled by DCHS and completed by Subrecipient after award, contract execution, and prior to first payment.
  7. Submit complete proposals by 2:00pm Pacific Time (PT) on May 5, 2022. 

Questions  [hide this]

Interested parties may submit questions in writing prior to the date and time indicated in the RFP Timeline through the Contact Admin tab in ZoomGrants. The DCHS response to all questions received will be posted as a RFP amendment on ZoomGrants.  

If you experience technical difficulties with ZoomGrants, please email the Procurement Lead directly. Proposers are encouraged to complete their applications early to avoid any difficulties or errors in submission. DCHS is not responsible for any technical difficulties that a proposer may experience. 

Library  [hide this]
Description File Name Date Uploaded File Type
RFP RFP_KentImmigrantandRefugeeServices.pdf 4/7/2022 1:40:22 PM PDF
Attachment A. Federal Award Terms and Conditions AttachmentAFederalAwardTermsandConditions.pdf 4/7/2022 1:40:33 PM PDF
Attachment B. Summary Questions AttachmentBSummaryQuestions.pdf 4/7/2022 1:40:51 PM PDF
Attachment C. Narrative Questions AttachmentCNarrativeQuestions.pdf 4/7/2022 2:09:16 PM PDF
Attachment D1. Budget AttachmentD1-Budget_KentImmigrantandRefugeeServicesRFP.xlsx 4/7/2022 2:09:32 PM XLSX
Attachment D2. Budget Narrative AttachmentD2-BudgetNarrative.docx 4/7/2022 2:09:48 PM DOCX
Attachment E. COVID Executive Order #ACO-8-28-EO AttachmentECovid_Exec_Order_ACO_8_28_EO.pdf 4/7/2022 2:10:01 PM PDF
Amendment 1 & Link to Info Session Recording Amendment1_KentImmigrantandRefugeeServices.pdf 4/15/2022 1:47:40 PM PDF
Questions and Answers From 4/13/22 Info Session QuestionsfromInfoSesssion_KentImmigrantandRefugeeServices.pdf 4/15/2022 1:48:32 PM PDF
Slide Deck From 4/13/22 Info Session RFPBiddersConference_KentImmigrantandRefufeeServicesRFP41222.pdf 4/15/2022 1:49:05 PM PDF
Contractor Vaccination Mandate FAQ ContractorVaccinationMandateFAQ-December6thUpdate.pdf 4/15/2022 1:49:34 PM PDF

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