Procurements and Funding Opportunities

January 7, 2019
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Children’s Services Council of Broward County (CSC) announces the release of the Capacity Building Mini Grant (RFA).

The CSC is offering Agency Capacity Building project funding, business consulting, fundraising software access, as well as fundraising coaching services to child and family serving non-profit organizations in Broward County. Mini Grant opportunities will be provided to support the improvement of business operations and organizational practices, thereby enabling the organizations to deliver stronger and more enduring programs in our communities.Ideal grant candidates would have needs and projects related to: Developing stronger business knowledge and practices, and/or Improving and increasing fundraising capabilities.

The online Pre-Bid Conference will be held on August 13, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. (Attend Pre-bid conference using Zoom link HEREDeadline for submission is August 31, 2020, 12:00 p.m. NOON.  This grant cycle will run from November 1, 2020 – September 30, 2021.

Apply Here: https://www.nexuscscbroward.org/pub/bro_grants.cfm


 

Children’s Services Council of Broward County (CSC) announces the release of the Child Welfare System Youth Organizing Pilot (RFQ).

The CSC is expecting to budget approximately $75,000 in FY 20/21 for the Child Welfare Youth System Organizing Pilot Request for Qualifications (RFQ). The intent of this RFQ is to implement a pilot designed to utilize community and youth organizing principles and practices to improve the child welfare system in Broward County.

A Virtual Pre-Bid Conference will be held on July 22, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.  It is the only opportunity to receive verbal instructions regarding the services to be procured, the client populations to be served, contractual expectations, and other critical service delivery requirements. You are encouraged to attend the Pre-Bid Conference to learn more about our way of doing business!  HARD COPIES OF THE RFQ WILL NOT BE PROVIDEDTraining on the use of CAPS will take place during the Pre-Bid Conference.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Application submission through CAPS requires an uploaded current IRS W-9 Form, 2019 IRS 990 Form, and evidence that applicant agencies have annual revenues of at least $100,000.00. 

Completed applications must be submitted through CAPS by 12:00 p.m. (noon) on August 21, 2020.  LATE SUBMISSIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Apply Here: https://www.nexuscscbroward.org/pub/bro_grants.cfm



ATTENTION: All procurement applications (Requests for Proposals-RFPs; Requests for Qualifications-RFQs; Requests for Applications-RFAs; etc.) must now be submitted through CSC’S web-based Contract, Administration, and Procurement System (CAPS). 

Paper submission of applications will no longer be accepted. The procurement documents will all be available in CAPS and the Application for Funding and other required documents will be submitted and/or uploaded in the CAPS system. Technical assistance on the use of CAPS will be available through CSC’s help desk whenever a procurement is available.

View video on how to apply for an RFP through CAPS.

View video on How to Apply for an RFQ/RFA/RLI through CAPS

Direct technical support questions to helpdesk@cscbroward.org

 

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