Contracting Opportunities

The New York City Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) invests in a network of community based organizations and programs to alleviate the effects of poverty and provide opportunities for New Yorkers and communities to flourish.

DYCD contracts with various community-based organizations that provide services and activities for youth and low-income populations.

Doing Business with the City of New York

To do business with the City of New York, organizations need to create a vendor account in the City’s Payee Information Portal (PIP) (to get paid) and also in Procurement and Sourcing Solutions Portal (PASSPort) (for all other contracting actions, including completing vendor disclosures, finding and responding to contracting opportunities, signing the contract upon contract award, and much more). The Mayor’s Office of Contract Services (MOCS) developed and maintains PASSPort.

Learn more about PASSPort and contracting with NYC – visit the MOCS website: Getting Started: An Introduction to Doing Business with the City of New York

To view contracting opportunities, visit the PASSPort Public Portal.


Note: A PASSPort account is required to respond to solicitations (RFx). Organizations looking to respond to Health and Human Services (HHS) solicitations need to have an approved HHS Prequalification Application in PASSPort.


Need Help or Have a Question?

  • For assistance with PIP, please refer to the PIP website.
  • For PASSPort learning resources, visit MOCS Learning to Use PASSPort.  For technical assistance when using PASSPort, submit an inquiry to the MOCS Service Desk.
  • For assistance regarding solicitations (RFx), reach out to the soliciting City Agency via the email address listed for the relevant RFx in PASSPort, or post a question via the Discussion Forum of the RFx.


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Information on PASSPort and MWBE purchases:

The City of New York has new features in its PASSPort online procurement platform that will make the contracting process easier and more transparent than ever. PASSPort facilitates every step of the procurement process - from identifying vendors to contract solicitation and response evaluation, award to contract, and invoicing to payment.  To maximize business opportunities, all contractors should create a vendor account in PASSPort. Please reference the Vendor Account Creation manual for step by step instructions on how to create a vendor account in PASSPort.  For more information on PASSPort, visit the Mayor's Office of Contract Services (MOCS) PASSPort Webpage. Need help or have a question regarding PASSPort? Submit an inquiry to the MOCS Service Desk.

City agencies can award contracts of up to $500,000 for goods, professional services, standard services and construction directly to City-certified M/WBEs without formal competition using the M/WBE Noncompetitive Small Purchase Method. This streamlined process makes it easier for the City to do business with M/WBEs. Don't miss out! Be ready to receive and respond to these opportunities directed specifically to our City-certified M/WBE businesses by creating an account in PASSPort today. Find the simple two-step account creation instructions here.

HHS Solicitations

To respond to Health and Human Services Solicitations

Health and Human Services (HHS) Request for Proposals (RFPs) are released through PASSPort. Providers should always check the PASSPort Public Portal to maintain awareness of all upcoming HHS RFPs.

To respond to HHS RFPs in PASSPort, providers must:

  1. Have a PASSPort account. To create a PASSPort account, click here.
  2. Be prequalified in PASSPort. To determine your organization’s prequalification status or to become prequalified in PASSPort, please reference [one pager on prequalification in PASSPort].

For more information and resources, visit the Learning to Use PASSPort webpage.

PASSPort Overview Presentation


Requests for Proposals/Bids

Saturday Night Lights (SNL)Program

The New York Police Department (NYPD) partnered with the Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD), the City's District Attorneys, and community-based organizations to open gyms and expand its "Saturday Night Lights" (SNL) program. SNL is a summer program that provides access to free youth sports programming on Saturday nights. In response to the Mayor's commitment to address gun violence, DYCD is expanding SNL to a site in Far Rockaway where there is an immediate need. DYCD is looking to proceed with an award to Arverne Church of God, Inc. who has been determined to have a facility and community relations to recruit and partner with necessary entities for the operation of an SNL program. Those who are interested in knowing more about the SNL programing and any upcoming opportunities may visit the Contracting Opportunities page on DYCD's website at www.nyc.gov/dycd


If you are interested in obtaining or applying to any of the above RFPs, you may do so via the PASSPort system.  All proposals must be submitted using the PASSPort system


Former Requests for Proposals/Bids

 Renewals and Extensions

Applications

FY22 NEGOTIATED ACQUISITION EXTENSION CONTRACTS



FY21 NEGOTIATED ACQUISITION FOR FISCAL AUDIT SERVICES

In accordance with Section 3-04(b)(2)(iii) of the Procurement Policy Board Rules, the Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) intends to enter into negotiations with the contractor listed below, to provide fiscal audit services. The anticipated contract term will be from July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021 with no option to renew.

PIN: 26021009984A
CONTRACTOR: BCA Watson Rice LLP.
CONTRACTOR ADDRESS: 5 Penn Plaza, New York, NY 10001
CONTRACT AMOUNT: $80,260


PIN: 26021009985A
CONTRACTOR: BCA Watson Rice LLP.
CONTRACTOR ADDRESS: 5 Penn Plaza, New York, NY 10001
CONTRACT AMOUNT: $1,003,000

 
PIN: 26021009986A
CONTRACTOR: Wei, Wei & Co., LLP
CONTRACTOR ADDRESS: 133-10 39th Avenue, Flushing, NY 11354
CONTRACT AMOUNT: $358,200


If you are interested in receiving additional information regarding this procurement or any future procurements, please send an email to ACCO@dycd.nyc.gov.

FY21 NEGOTIATED ACQUISITION FOR COMPREHENSIVE SERVICES FOR IMMIGRANT FAMILIES 

In accordance with Section 3-04(b)(2)(i)(c)  of the Procurement Policy Board Rules, the Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD), intends to enter into negotiations with the contractor listed below, to provide  Comprehensive Services for Immigrant Families. Comprehensive Services for Immigrant Families helps identify the complex and multiple needs of newly-arrived immigrant families with limited English proficiency (LEP), and, in collaboration with a network of community-based providers, ensure they gain access to relevant services that will help them prosper and become self-sufficient. Each enrolled family will build self-advocacy skills and gain the knowledge to enable them to address specific challenges and navigate key systems that impact their lives (for example, the education, healthcare, housing, benefits, tax, workplace, and legal and immigration systems).

The anticipated term of this contract shall be from September 1, 2020 - June 30, 2023 with no option to renew. 


Contractor: Queens Community House, Inc. 
Contract Address: 108-25 62nd Drive, Forest Hills, NY 11375 
Contract Amount: $360,000.00 

If you are interested in receiving additional information regarding this procurement or any future procurements, please send an email to ACCO@dycd.nyc.gov.


FY21 NEGOTIATED ACQUISITION FOR ESOL/CIVICS PROGRAM SERVICES 

In accordance with Section 3-04(b) (2) (i) (c) of the Procurement Policy Board Rules, the Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD), intends to enter into negotiations with the contractor listed below, to provide ESOL/Civics Program Services. ESOL/Civics instruction will allow immigrants to become fully integrated in public life and place them on the path to U.S. citizenship.
he anticipated term of this contract shall be from September 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021 with no option to renew.


Contractor: SCO Family of Services 
Contract Address: 1 Alexander Place, Glen Cove, NY 11542  
Contract Amount: $51,897.00 

If you are interested in receiving additional information regarding this procurement or any future procurements, please send an email to ACCO@dycd.nyc.gov

FY21 CAPACITY BUILDING SERVICES NEGOTIATED ACQUISITION EXTENSION FOR WIOA

In accordance with section 3-04(b)(2)(iii) of the Procurement Policy Board Rules, the Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) wishes to extend the following Capacity Building Contracts through a Negotiated Acquisition Extension. The contractors listed below will provide Capacity Building Services under Service Option III : Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) funded Programs. The contractors will provide capacity building services around career development and literacy. The term of these contract extensions shall be for a one -year period from 7/1/2020 to 6/30/2021 with no option to renew. 
below are the pin numbers, contract amounts, contractor names and addresses


PIN: 26021088484C 
Amount: $100,000.00
Contractor: Literacy Assistance Center 
Address: 85 Broad Street, 27th Floor New York, NY 10004

PIN: 26021088481C 
Amount: $100,000.00

Contractor: Workforce Professionals Training Institute
Address: 11 Park Place, suite 701 New York, NY 10007


Please be advised that this is for information purposes only. If you wish to contact DYCD for further information, please send an email to ACCO@dycd.nyc.gov

View Former Applications

Concept Papers

Visit the list of all Concept Papers

For additional information, please review:

The Contracting Opportunities FAQ. You may also email us at ACCO@dycd.nyc.gov or call: 646-343-6399.