Find Nonprofit and Small Business Grants

Advance Search

Only Available for Paid Subscribers
Clear Filters
Search Filters

Community Schools Services

Grants to New York City CBOs for Elementary, Middle, and
High School Programs that Improve Educational Outcomes

Agency Type:

Local

Funding Source:

Add to My Calendar 

New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE) - Office of Community Schools (OCS)

Conf. Date:

09/14/20

Deadline Date:

10/16/20 2:00 PM

Description:

Request a Grant Writer

Grants to New York City community-based organizations to improve educational outcomes in local schools. Applicants must pre-qualify prior to applying. Funding is intended to enhance student achievement, increase graduation rates, and promote equitable outcomes for vulnerable populations in elementary school through high school. The Community Schools model has an integrated focus on academics, physical and mental health services, social services, expanded learning opportunities, positive youth development, and family and community supports.

Through collaborative planning, strategic resource allocation, and community-based partnerships, Community Schools create welcoming supportive environments that help students navigate barriers and build on strengths so that every student can thrive academically, socially, and emotionally. In New York City, the Community School Strategy has been proven to be effective in increasing graduation rates and student achievement and in reducing chronic absenteeism and disciplinary incidents.

Lead CBOs will coordinate all partners and align services with the NYCDOE’s school goals. Proposers, in conjunction with school leadership, staff, students, families, and communities, will be required to develop and implement the four evidenced-based features of the Community School Strategy:

  • Collaborative Leadership and Practice
  • Family and Community Empowerment
  • Expanded Learning Time (ELT)
  • Wellness and Integrated Supports

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 192161

Term of Contract:

The awarded contracts will be for a term of three (3) years with the option to extend for three (3) additional years. The anticipated contract period is July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2024.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

New York City qualified community‐based organizations (Lead CBOs) are eligible to apply.

Awards will be made on a per-school basis, with the exception of co-located sites, where a single award will be made for the schools sharing the same campus.

The entity submitting the proposal must meet all minimum qualifications as stated herein. Proposals that fail to meet all minimum qualifications will not be considered.
- Proposer(s) must have a minimum of five (5) years of successful experience in providing the services or for projects of a similar nature and scope as those required in this RFP; preferably in an urban setting, to a large, socioeconomically and culturally diverse school system(s) and/or related educational organization(s). Examples that may meet this requirement include, but are not limited to, community school development; parent and student engagement work; organizing community support for a school; expanded learning, enrichment, or other youth programming such as peer mentoring and youth leadership councils; and adult education programming.
- Proposer(s) must provide three (3) letters of reference, with their contact information, from schools, school systems, and/or related educational organization(s) for projects or services of a similar nature and scope as required in this RFP. Each reference must state the dates, locations, description of the services provided and any outcomes or results.

Proposers may join other organizations to submit a proposal. In the event a proposer submits a proposal and is awarded a contract on behalf of a group of organizations, the contract would be between the NYCDOE and the proposer. Those other participating organizations are designated subcontractors.

Only organizations with approved Business Application and Service Applications for at least one of the following services will be eligible to propose to this RFP:
- Academic Supports
- Community Engagement
- Language Skills
- Life Skills
- Health Education and Supports
- Literacy
- Recreational Services
- Child Care
- Mental Health Services
- Case Management
- Preventive Services
- Food and Nutrition
- Outreach
- Conflict Resolution/Mediation
- Work Readiness

Pre-proposal Conference:

The Pre-Proposal Conference will occur online at 1:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. EST on September 14, 2020. The City of New York will be utilizing the Microsoft Teams platform.

The link to the virtual Pre-Proposal Conference: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_ODAwZDE5NzEtZjlhYi00MmFlLWIxYmUtZmI1ZDk0NjFjNTBh%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%2218492cb7-ef45-4561-8571-0c42e5f7ac07%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22c70a3c57-4eeb-4710-baee-5eae5b6870bc%22%2c%22IsBroadcastMeeting%22%3atrue%7d

Pre-Application Information:

Applications are due no later than October 16, 2020, by 2:00 PM EST.

To apply, vendors must first complete and submit an electronic prequalification application using the City’s HHS Accelerator System.

Questions must be submitted no later than 4:00 PM EST on September 21, 2020.

Additional information: https://passport.cityofnewyork.us/page.aspx/en/bpm/process_manage_extranet/6?uid=f1cdacc8-543d-4136-b0db-6ecfb2615c65

PASSport information: https://www1.nyc.gov/site/mocs/index.page

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Accelerator Login: https://a069-hhsaccvp.nyc.gov/

Apply online: https://passport.cityofnewyork.us/page.aspx/en/usr/login?ReturnUrl=%2Fpage.aspx%2Fen%2Fbuy%2Fhomepage

Direct questions to: OCSRFP@schools.nyc.gov

Funding or Pin Number:

04020I0001

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: New York City;   New York

Suggested Grants:

Fundraising and Publicity Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Cult...

Deadline Ongoing

Fundraising opportunity for USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations to host a jazz concert held in honor of their organization or cause. Applicants must contact the funding source prior to applying. In addition to funds raised through concert ticket sales

GrantWatch ID#: 123735

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Address the Climate Crisis and Reduce Inequality

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to reduce social inequality and promote solutions to the climate crisis. Eligible programs will address the areas of racial and economic justice, corporate and political accountability; voice, creativity, and culture; and an inclusi

GrantWatch ID#: 123756

Grants to New York and Pennsylvania Families to Offset Expenses Incurred While a Child is Un...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to New York and Pennsylvania families in eligible counties to offset expenses incurred while a child is undergoing cancer treatments. Funding is intended to cover costs not covered by health insurance, including travel costs, housing, and meals. Eligible applican

GrantWatch ID#: 125904

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Protect Natural Resources

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to protect natural resources on land and water in locations around the world. Funding is intended to ensure that activities to acquire metals, gemstones, and corals for design use do not have an adverse impact on the area of origin.

GrantWatch ID#: 126162

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits for Projects to Protect Wildlife and Natural Habitats

Deadline 05/01/21

Grants of up to $3,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations for projects to protect wildlife and natural habitats. Funding is intended for campaigns to save specific species and ecosystems. Eligible activities include public policy work, litigation, advocacy, and d

GrantWatch ID#: 129644

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Programs that Promote Cultural Respect and U...

Deadline 11/13/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in eligible locations for programs that foster respect and understanding among diverse cultural and ethnic groups. Funding is intended to support educational programs that encourage greater understanding and appreciation of the coun

GrantWatch ID#: 130575

Grants to USA and Canada Low-Income Individuals and Families for Financial Assistance

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and Canada individuals and families with low-income for financial assistance. Types of assistance include financial support to offset emergency expenses or to cover the cost of regular monthly bills. Funding is intended for workers and households that are

GrantWatch ID#: 131400

Grant to a USA, Canada, or International Early-Career Psychologist for Child Psychology Rese...

Deadline 06/15/21

Grant of $9,000 to a USA, Canada, or International early-career psychologist for child psychology research projects. The purpose of the program is for research and demonstration projects that foster an understanding of the relationship between self-identity and scholast

GrantWatch ID#: 132694

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies for Community Improvement Initiatives

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of $25,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, government entities, educational institutions, and volunteer fire companies for community benefit projects. Funding is intended to support a wide range of impactful and sustainable initiatives that meet community needs.

GrantWatch ID#: 132986

Grants to USA, Mexico, and Haiti Nonprofits, Agencies, and For-Profits to Assist Underserved ...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA, Mexico, and Haiti nonprofits, for-profit organizations, and government entities for programs and services that improve the quality of life for underserved children. Focus areas include working families, equitable communities, and thriving children. The Fu

GrantWatch ID#: 133552