The County of Santa Cruz and the City of Santa Cruz request proposals for evidence-based safety net services that will collectively impact the well-being of the community’s most vulnerable populations. Three-year contracts will be awarded for services beginning in Fiscal Year (FY) 2017-2018 and ending in FY 2019-2020.
To apply, please submit one electronic copy of the entire proposal to the following email: COREInvestments@santacruzcounty.us. Alternatively, paper proposals or proposals on flash drives may be submitted and must be received by the due date at: Human Services Department, Centralized Contracting Unit-CORE Investments, 1000 Emeline Avenue, Santa Cruz CA 95060.
Proposals must be received by 5:00 p.m on February 6, 2017. To ensure you have the most current versions, use the documents posted below:
RFP Questions and Answers
Questions may be e-mailed to Tatiana.Brennan@santacruzcounty.us. The final day to submit questions is Friday, January 27, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. An on-going “Questions and Answers” document will be posted to this web page each Tuesday following the release date and until the final posting of applicant questions and answers on Tuesday, January 31, 2017. Please note: there will not be any new postings the week of December 25-29.
An optional Applicants Conference will be held on December 9, 2016. Please refer to the RFP document for details. No registration is required for the Applicant Conference.
RFP Contact person: Tatiana Brennan (831) 454-4465.
In addition to the funding outlined in the RFP, the County of Santa Cruz and the City of Santa Cruz intend to set aside a small amount of annual funding to address emerging or other needs not addressed by CORE Investments. The funds are contingent on the FY 2017-18 budgets; more information on funding is forthcoming.
The County of Santa Cruz, Human Services Department will recommend an application process for these funds to the Board of Supervisors by May, 2017 and Board approved instructions will be posted on the HSD website.
For the City of Santa Cruz, please refer to updates on these additional funds at the City of Santa Cruz Community Programs Committee website.
City of Santa Cruz Set Aside Funding Contact: Susie O’Hara (831) 420-5365.