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Housing and Community Services Department
Housing and Community Services Department

CITY OF BERKELEY

JOINT REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) UNDER THE FOLLOWING PROGRAMS:
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT •  GENERAL FUND  •
COMMUNITY SERVICES BLOCK GRANT • EMERGENCY SOLUTIONS GRANT

 

The City of Berkeley has issued an RFP for funding for programs and services that support low-income people in Berkeley for the period July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2023. 

Please click on the links below for background, amount of funding available, eligible projects/applicants, a copy of the application, and how to apply:

• City Manager Letter (PDF)
• RFP Schedule and Background (PDF)
• Application – Word version for reference purposes only (Applications accepted online only)
    o Berkeley’s 2020 Vision Supplemental Questions
    o Homeless Services Supplemental Questions
• Agency Budget for Application – for reference purposes only (Excel)
• Program Budget for Application – for reference purposes only (Excel)
• Selected Definitions and Explanations (PDF)
• Service Measures and Outcomes (PDF)
• Supplemental Information (for reference purposes only):
    o Berkeley’s 2020 Vision
     • For background, see City Council Worksession from 9/25/2018 
    o Berkeley’s Homeless Coordinated Entry
     • For background, see https://www.cityofberkeley.info/homeless-entry/
     • Alameda County System Performance Targets
         • Alameda County System Coordination Committee Rapid Re-housing Guidelines
         • Emergency Solutions Grant Manual           
         • City of Berkeley Case Management/Tenant Sustaining Services Standards
         • City of Berkeley Case Management/Housing Navigation Services Standards
         • Alameda County System Coordination Committee Guidelines for using local Housing Problem Solving 
         • Alameda County Emergency Shelter Standards 
  

• 11/26/2018 Main Workshop Slides (PDF)  
    o RFP Main Workshop Questions & Answers (PDF)
    o Helpful Tips (PDF)

• RFP Questions & Answers (PDF):   - will be posted by 12/19/18
    

Interested applicants should attend an informational Workshop to find out more about eligibility, the application itself and the application process.

Monday, November 26, 2018
1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Berkeley Main Library, 2090 Kittredge Street
3rd Floor, Community Meeting Room

Applications under this RFP must be submitted via City Data Services, an online, web-based application, beginning Tuesday, November 19, 2018.

If your agency does not currently receive City funding, to submit an application, go to www.citydataservices.net, and log in with the following User ID and Password:

    • User ID - BerCa2020 
    • Password - BerCa2020 (Case Sensitive)

Once you log in, you will see a short form that collects some basic information. Complete and submit the form to obtain a unique User ID and Password that you will use to submit your application.

If you are a current user of the City’s online reporting system, to submit an application, go to www.citydataservices.net and log on using your existing User ID and Password. You will have an "Apply for 2020" link on your main page. Use this link to begin the submission of your application.

For technical issues with submitting data via City Data Services, please contact them via the “Help with this page” button on their website.

All applications must be submitted via the online application system by 5 p.m. Friday, January 4, 2019.


THE ONLINE APPLICATION SYSTEM WILL NOT ACCEPT LATE OR SUBSTANTIALLY INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS.

Applications should be submitted electronically through City Data Services (CDS) by the due date indicated. However, under limited circumstances, an organization may request an exception to either 1) the deadline or 2) the requirement that applications be submitted electronically. Please refer to the Hardship Exemption Process for more details.


FOR FURTHER INFORMATION & ASSISTANCE or to REQUEST A HARDSHIP EXCEPTION
If you have any questions, require assistance in submitting the application, or need a disability-related accommodation, or need to request a hardship-related exception please contact Rhianna Babka, Housing and Community Services Division, Health, Housing & Community Services Department, at (510) 981-5410 or by E-mail: rbabka@cityofberkeley.info  

 

 

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