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APPLY BY JUNE 8: FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS TO PROVIDE COVID-19 OUTREACH AND SERVICES TO VULNERABLE POPULATIONS
$700,000 available; Apply by June 8

Berkeley, California (Friday, May 14, 2021) - We’re seeking community partners to help us support Berkeley residents who are most impacted by or vulnerable to COVID-19. Organizations can apply by June 8 to support our response in three areas:

  • Outreach, education and engagement regarding COVID-19 prevention, testing, vaccination, and contact tracing

  • Hosting mobile or pop-up COVID-19 testing and vaccination clinics, including engaging community attendance

  • Support services to isolated individuals, including provision of hotel/temporary housing and food to ensure isolation compliance

Total funding available is $700,000. Organizations can apply to provide one or a combination of any of the above services. If approved, the contract would start approximately August 2021 and end no later than July 31, 2023.

Visit cityofberkeley.info/rfp for details on the scope of services and application process.

Applications due June 8, 2021 at 2pm

Please consider applying if your organization supports:

  • people from Latino or Latinx communities
  • people from African American or Black communities
  • non-English speakers
  • essential workers
  • day laborers
  • home-bound older adults, older adults in congregate settings, or senior housing residents
  • residents of low income or subsidized housing
  • residents in multi-generational households
  • people without a permanent residence

Apply by June 8, 2021 to be considered.

Help us reach all Berkeley residents with these important services and protect our whole community from COVID-19. Please share this opportunity widely.

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This page was edited on May 26, 2021 to reflect the application deadline has been extended from June 1 to June 8.

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