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Contracts for services to New York public and private nonprofit organizations, including government entities, IHEs, faith-based and community organizations, and Tribes, to enhance the impact of community service. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to finalize. Some applicants must prequalify prior to submitting a proposal. Priority areas include Coronavirus (COVID-19) relief and recovery, and older adults. Preference will be given to proposals that serve in one or more of the following seven underserved regions: Central New York, Southern Tier, North Country, Mohawk Valley, Capital District, Hudson Valley, and Long Island.
Applicants must focus on one (1) or more of the six (6) focus areas identified by the Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act. These focus areas are the following:
To maximize the impact of the public investment in national service, the Commission will recommend applications for funding that demonstrate community impact and the ability to solve community problems using an evidence-based or evidence-informed approach (e.g., performance data, research, Theory of Change).
Most awards made under this RFP have two components:
More about the funding types can be found at https://ocfs.ny.gov/main/contracts/funding/RFP1090/RFP1090-AmeriCorps.pdf#page=15.
Additional Geographic Information:For more information about priority geographic regions, see https://ocfs.ny.gov/main/contracts/funding/RFP1066/RFP1066-AmeriCorps-2021-2022-Formula.pdf#page=44.
Number of Grants:
Estimated Size of Grant:
Awards in response to this RFP for new or recompeting grants will result in multiyear contracts for a term of no more than thirty-nine (39) months from the contract start date, which consists of three (3) 15-month contract periods.
Please Note: Planning grants are awarded for a maximum of one (1) contract period of twelve (12) months or less.
All inquiries concerning this procurement must be addressed to the director of contracts in the Procurement Unit or their designee(s) at OCFS, via email (preferred) to AmeriCorpsRFP@ocfs.ny.gov or via hard copy mailed to:
Director of Contracts
Questions for RFP# 1090 New York State AmeriCorps 2022-2023 Formula Pool
New York State Office of Children and Family Services
52 Washington Street
Room 202S – Procurement Unit
Rensselaer, NY 12144