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Department of For-Hire Vehicles
Department of For-Hire Vehicles (DFHV)
FY22 SchoolConnect Option Year #1
CLOSED  Deadline  10/19/2021
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DESCRIPTION OF FUNDING OPPORTUNITY  [hide this]

For FY22 DFHV has modified the FY21 SchoolConnect Notice of Grant Agreement and Award (NGA) introducing an Option Year #1 continuance for a new fiscal year to manage DFHV’s SchoolConnect transportation services being provided to DC’s Public School’s eligible customers. However, since DFHV and the District of Columbia will be introducing new policies surrounding the Coronavirus pandemic, the award letter will be serving both as an award announcement and grant agreement guide to prepare the Grantee for FY22.

This grant is contingent upon the availability of funds and may be subject to the District of Columbia’s fiscal year protocols and any budget adjustments the District of Columbia implements. This FY22 grant agreement comprises of funds allocated in the FY22 budget and are District/local funds expected for this program to succeed.
DFHV will be monitoring and advising on the status of your operational budget.

There are several new and continuing guidelines and requirements related to your grant in FY22. In particular, DFHV is working closely with the Office of Risk Management, Homeland Security Emergency Management Agency, and the Mayor’s Office COVID-19 Advisory Group as the District of Columbia progresses through the Mayor’s Coronavirus Recovery Plan. Thus, this FY22 NGA Option Year 1 extension may be revised based on future events.

 


SCOPE OF PROJECT  [hide this]

Due to extension scope of work descriptor, DFHV is requesting the Grantee to refer to their FY21 SchoolConnect NGA and FY22 NGA Modicification#1, Option Year #1 Sections III entitled: Expenditure of Grant Funds for operational details, obligations, and expectations.   In addition, upon completing the "Application Summary Tab", DFHV will upload both NGAs for the Grantee to refer to through this portal. 


DFHV ELIGIBILITY & RESERVATIONS  [hide this]

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

The District requires all grant recipients to meet the requirements listed below.  To learn more about citywide grant requirements, visit the Office of Partnership and Grant’s Citywide Grants Manual and Sourcebook (Citywide Grants Manual and Sourcebook).

  1. Clean Hands Certificate: Compliance status will be checked by DFHV. Only compliant DTS and DDS providers at the time of submission will be forwarded to the panel for review.
  2. Certificates of Insurance: General Liability, Commercial General Liability, Automobile Insurance, Employment Insurance, Sexual/Physical Abuse and Molestation Insurance, and Cyber Liability.
  3. Promises, Certifications, and Assurances: Appendix I must be signed and dated.
  4. Insurance Affidavit: Appendix II must be signed and dated.
  5. A completed IRS form W-9.
  6. DC Business License
  7. Certified Business Enterprise Certification (Not required, but strongly encouraged)
  8. Certification of Good Standing with DC Consumer Regulatory Affairs

RESERVATIONS

Funding for any grant award is contingent on continued grantor funding. The publication of this grant application does not commit DFHV to make any awards.

DFHV reserves the right to issue addenda and/or amendments subsequent to the issuance of the NOFA and RFA and to rescind the NOFA or RFA. 

DFHV may suspend or terminate an outstanding RFA pursuant to its own grant making rule(s) or any DFHV, District, or federal regulation or requirement.

DFHV reserves the right to accept or deny any or all applications if DFHV determines that it is in the best interest of the District to do so.  The DFHV shall notify the applicant if it rejects the applicant’s proposal.  The DFHV may suspend or terminate an outstanding RFA pursuant to its own grantmaking rules(s) or any applicable federal regulation or requirement.

DFHV shall not be liable for any costs incurred by an applicant in the preparation of one or more grant applications for this Program. The applicant understands and agrees that all costs incurred in developing and preparing any grant application shall be the applicant’s sole responsibility. 

DFHV may conduct pre-award on-site visits to verify information submitted in a grant application. 

DFHV serves as its own reference in evaluating applications. Applicants’ performance in managing previous grants will be factored into grant decisions. 

DFHV may enter into negotiations with an applicant and adopt a firm funding amount or other revision of the awardee’s proposal that may result from the negotiations and/or contingent of funding availability. 

In the event of a conflict between the terms and conditions of the grant application and any applicable federal or local law or regulation, or any ambiguity related thereto, then the provisions of the applicable law or regulation shall control, and it shall be the responsibility of the applicant to ensure compliance.


Library  [hide this]
DescriptionFile NameDate UploadedFile Type
9-29-21 HSF NGA Mod 1 Opt Yr 1 Fully Executed 9-29-21HSDNGAMod1_final.pdf 10/5/2021 5:24:04 AM PDF
FY21 HSD SchoolConnect NGA 9-28-21Please_DocuSign_HSD_FY21_NGA_SchoolConnect_F.pdf 10/5/2021 11:32:09 AM PDF


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