The 2015-2016 Alameda County-Oakland Community Action Partnership RFP is CLOSED.
The City of Oakland’s Human Services Department Alameda County-Oakland Community Action Partnership (AC-OCAP) receives federal Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) funding from the California Department of Community Services and Development (CSD) to help fight poverty in Alameda County (excluding the City of Berkeley). The goal of AC-OCAP is to maximize the impact of CSBG funding throughout Alameda County (excluding the City of Berkeley) by supporting anti-poverty program and services through its network that helps lift low-income families out of a life of poverty and on to the path of self-sufficiency.
We strongly encourage applicants to utilize the 2014 - 2015 Alameda County-Oakland Community Action Partnership needs assessment plan
as a reference tool.
2015-2016 RFP SUMMARY
Proposed programs and services must promote self-sufficiency and/or improve the conditions of Alameda County (excluding the City of Berkeley) low-income residents living in poverty in one of the following areas: Job Training & Employment Placement OR Housing & Community Economic Development.
Through the RFP process, approximately 10 programs will receive a 2-year CSBG grant ranging from $25,000 - $50,000 per calendar year, contingent on funding. The maximum annual award amount is $50,000 for services provided to Oakland’s low-income residents; and $50,000 for services provided to Alameda County’s (excluding the City of Berkeley and Oakland) low-income residents. Therefore, if an applicant is providing services to both Oakland and Alameda County low-income residents, the total maximum grant award is $100,000 per calendar year.
Non-profit agencies with 501(c)(3) status, local government agencies, and faith-based organizations providing services throughout the City of Oakland and Alameda County (excluding the City of Berkeley) to low-income individuals and families whose income fall below the Department of Health and Human Services federal poverty guidelines are eligible to apply.
Agencies applying to serve Oakland's low-income residents MUST have a physical location located in the City of Oakland.
RFP APPLICATION & INSTRUCTIONS
2015-2016 Alameda County-Oakland Community Action Partnership RFP Application (MS WORD)
2015-2016 Alameda County- Oakland Community Action Partnership with instructions and application (PDF)
RFP Frequently Asked Questions
RFP TOTAL YEAR ONE PROGRAM BUDGET
2015 RFP Program Budget Excel
2015 RFP Program Budget (Sample)
CITY BUSINESS FORMS
Oakland Tax Certificate Sample
For more information about obtaining an Oakland Tax Certificate, please contact the Business Tax Office of theFinance and Management Agency at 510-238-3704 or visit http://www.oaklandnet.com/government/fwawebsite/revenue/revenue_biztaxreq.htm.
IRS letter of non-profit status Sample
Schedule C-1, P, U and V: Declarations of Compliance with ADA; Nuclear Free Zone Ordinance; Compliance Commitment Agreement; and Affidavit of Non-disciplinary/Investigatory Action
Schedule D: Ownership, Ethnicity, and Gender Questionnaire
Schedule E: Project Consultant Team Listing
Schedule K: Pending Dispute Disclosure Form
Schedule N: Declaration of Compliance – Living Wage Ordinance
Schedule N-1: Equal Benefits – Declaration of Nondiscriminatory/Equal Access
Schedule O: Contractor Acknowledgment of City of Oakland Campaign Contributions Limit
Schedule Z (A): Certification on Debarment & Suspension
Schedule Z (B): Certificate Regarding Debarment, Suspension, Ineligibility and Voluntary Exclusion-Lower Tier Covered Transaction
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