Solano County Board of Supervisors
Request for Proposals #2020-03
Community Investment Fund - Homelessness Innovation Grants

Issued: June 2, 2020
Responses due: July 8, 2020 by 5 p.m., PST

MANDATORY PROPOSERS' CONFERENCE
A mandatory proposers' conference will be held on Monday, June 15, 2020 from 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.and requires advance registration. Register for the Mandatory Proposers' Conference at
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcsceigqDIuGtcWUsqZ1GmykNgzVLjx-LYc

GRANTS TO ADDRESS HOMELESSNESS IN SOLANO COUNTY 
The County Administrator’s Office is seeking highly-qualified agencies to tackle the issue of homelessness in Solano County. Proposals submitted under this RFP must strengthen capacity to address homelessness by addressing the issue of unsheltered homelessness in Solano County following Housing First principles. Proposers may propose to provide temporary housing, permanent housing, services for unsheltered or people placed in temporary or permanent housing, or any combination of the three. Funding is available through this RFP in grants of $75,000 to $250,000 per year. The amount of funding available to contribute to reducing unsheltered homelessness in Solano County is $1,420,000 over a 2 year, 10 month period (approximately $500,000 total annually) with the term of service being September 1, 2020 through June 30, 2023

ELIGIBILITY TO APPLY
Non-profit organizations, for-profit organizations and government entities are eligible to submit proposals. Agencies not traditionally providing services for Solano County are encouraged to propose.

RFP COORDINATOR
Megan Richards, Deputy Director, First 5 Solano at MERichards@SolanoCounty.com

LINKS TO RFP DOCUMENTS
(1) Request for Proposals packet (PDF)
(2) RFP Proposal form (WORD doc)
(3) County of Solano standard agreement (PDF)
(4) Solano County Human Needs Assessment report (PDF)
(5) Addendum 1 Proposers' Questions & Answers (PDF)
(6) Intent to Recommend Funding (PDF)