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Request for Proposals (RFP) Name: Applied Research and Evaluation RFP PIN #:26019P0001

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Request for Proposals Name:  Applied Research and Evaluation RFP

Pin #:  26019P0001

RFP Release Date:  May 29, 2019

Pre-proposal Conference: June 13, 2019 at 2:00PM (2 Lafayette Street, 14th Floor New York, NY 10007)

Deadline for Proposals: July 10, 2019 at 2:00PM

The Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) is excited to release the Applied Research and Evaluation Services Request for Proposal (RFP).  Through this RFP, DYCD is seeking up to seven (7) qualified contractors with the experience, technical expertise and capacity to conduct applied research and evaluation services of a wide variety of community-based, anti-poverty and community development programs. The goals of the RFP are to establish a pool of qualified contractors to deliver products that help cultivate a culture of learning and data-driven decision-making; inform program improvement as well as program and policy development; contribute to continuous quality improvement; and explore and spotlight best practices.

It is anticipated the master service agreements will be for three years starting September 1, 2019 to June 30, 2022. Task order terms will vary based on the individual projects but will be within the master service agreement term.

NOTE: The RFP package is also available for pick up beginning May 29, 2019 at DYCD’s Office of Contract Procurement, between the hours of 9:30am and 5:00pm, Monday through Friday, at 2 Lafayette Street, 14th Floor, New York City. Organizations sending messengers to pick up the RFP package must ensure the messenger has the name, address, phone number, fax number and contact person of the organization requesting the package. RFP packages will not be distributed without the above information.
Although not mandatory, it is recommended interested proposers attend the Pre-proposal Conference scheduled for Thursday June 13, 2019 at 2:00PM at the following location:

The Department of Youth and Community Development
2 Lafayette Street, 14th floor Auditorium
New York, NY 10007

Proposals are due July 10, 2019 by 2:00PM at 2 Lafayette Street, 14th Floor, Room 1407 New York, NY 10007. Proposals submitted after this time will be considered late and will not be accepted.

If you have questions about this solicitation please send an email to Please be sure to indicate “Applied Research and Evaluation Services” in the subject line.

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