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.

Notification of Solicitations

As of July 1st, 2016, email is the default means of communication for City agencies' Invitations for Bids (IFBs), Requests for Proposals (RFPs), and their notices of availability. Notifications by paper mail, fax, hand delivery, or otherwise, will only be available upon request to the Department of Youth & Community Development (DYCD). Agencies will use the Ordering Email addresses that have been provided by vendors in the Payee Information Portal (PIP) for all future solicitations or notifications.

Your "Ordering Email Address" will be used by the City for notification and solicitation purposes. To ensure that the City has your up-to-date email address, it is advised that you log into PIP and review this information.

  • For a step by step guide on how to update your Ordering email address in PIP and to confirm that it is the default address, please access the Default Ordering Address in PIP Guide.
  • If your organization does not have a PIP Account, please refer to the PIP Activation Guide for help on how to create one.
  • For any additional information on PIP Account maintenance please consult the PIP Account Tutorial.

Establishing a PIP account can provide your business with additional benefits such as allowing you to view your financial transactions with the City and enrolling in the citywide bidders lists based on commodity code.

If you have any difficulty creating or updating your account in PIP, please reach out to DYCD's ACCO Help Desk at ACCO@dycd.nyc.gov. If you need further assistance, please contact the Mayor's Office of Contract Services (MOCS) at MOCSOutreach@cityhall.nyc.gov.

*For NYC Small Business Services Subcontractors Resource Guide please go to :

 SBS Subcontractors Resource Guide page

HHS Accelerator

To respond to Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for human services, vendors must first complete and submit an electronic prequalification application using the NYC Health and Human Services (HHS) Accelerator System. The HHS Accelerator system is a web-based system maintained by the City of New York that is used by its human services Agencies to manage procurement.

Important information about the HHS Accelerator procurement method:

  • Prequalification applications are required every three years
  • Documents related to annual corporate filings must be submitted on an annual basis to remain eligible to compete in RFPs
  • Prequalification applications will be reviewed to validate
  • Approved organizations will be eligible to compete in RFPs and can submit electronic proposals through the system.

RFPs procured via the HHS Accelerator procurement method are listed on the NYC Procurement Roadmap. All current and prospective vendors should frequently review information listed on roadmap to take full advantage of upcoming contracting opportunities.

For more information about HHS Accelerator, including background materials, user guides and video tutorials, please visit the HHS Accelerator website.

Requests for Proposals/Bids

Applied Research and Evaluation Services Request for Proposals

Release Date: May 29, 2019
Pre-proposal Conference: June 13, 2019 at 2:00PM
Pre-proposal location:  2 Lafayette Street, 14th Floor New York, NY 10007
EPIN: 26019P0001

Proposal Due Date is: July 10, 2019 at 2:00pm at 2 Lafayette Street, 14th Floor, Room 1407 New York, NY 10007

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.

The RFP can be downloaded here.  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 at 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 rfpquestions@dycd.nyc.gov. Please be sure to indicate “Applied Research and Evaluation Services” in the subject line.

On June 26, 2019, the following addendum has been released for the Applied Research and Evaluation Services Request for Proposals.  Please  read the addendum carefully and submit a completed Acknowledgement of Addenda, Attachment H, with your proposal submission on July 10, 2019 by 2:00PM

In accordance with the Procurement Policy Board Rules, section 3-02(h), the Department of Youth and Community Development is making available the Applied Research and Evaluation Service Pre -Proposal Conferences (PPC) attendance sheets, Transcripts, and presentation from the PPC which was held on June 13th, 2019.



Advance & Earn Program Request for Proposals

Release Date: May 1, 2019
Pre-proposal Conference: May 15, 2019 at 2:00pm
Pre-proposal location: 2 Lafayette Street, 14th Floor Auditorium New York, NY 10007

Proposal Due Date is:  Extended to July 3, 2019. at 2:00pm in HHS Accelerator

The Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD), in collaboration with the Mayor’s Office for Economic Opportunity (NYC Opportunity) and the NYC Young Men’s Initiative (YMI), is seeking qualified organizations to provide new education and workforce development programs for opportunity youth (youth adults ages 16-24 who are not in school and not working). Programs will combine services currently offered through DYCD’s YOUNG Adult Literacy Program (YALP) and Intern & Earn (formerly Young Adult Internship Program [YAIP]). The new programs will offer a continuum of education and employment services from literacy instruction through advanced training and job placement or college enrollment supported by comprehensive support services tailored to individual needs.

Proposal submission
All proposals must be submitted through the HHS Accelerator system in the manner set forth in the “Procurement” section. The deadline is extended to July 3, 2019 at 2:00pm. Go to www.nyc.gov/hhsaccelerator to learn more and to apply.

Questions
Questions regarding this RFP should be emailed to rfpquestions@dycd.nyc.gov no later than June 19, 2019. Please indicate “Advance & Earn” in the subject line.

In accordance with the Procurement Policy Board Rules, section 3-02(h), the Department of Youth and Community Development is making available the Advance and Earn Pre -Proposal Conferences (PPC) attendance sheets, Transcripts, and presentation from the PPC which was held on May 15th, 2019.

 

Former Requests for Proposals/Bids

 Renewals and Extensions


FY20 SONYC ADDITIONAL PUBLIC SCHOOL SITE RE-ISSUE RENEWAL

In accordance with section 4-04 of the Procurement Policy Board Rules, the Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) intends to renew the SONYC Additional Public School Sites Re-Issue program. SONYC programs provider youth the support of caring adults and offer engaging fun activities designed to encourage participants to purse their passions and help them through the challenging years of early adolescence.  The term of the contract shall be from July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.  The contractor’s name, PIN number ,contract amount and address is indicated below.

PIN: 26020142374B
AMOUNT: 298,562.00
NAME: Girls Incorporated of New York City
ADDRESS:  120 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005


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



PROCUREMENT TITLE :  SUMMER YOUTH EMPLOYMENT SERVICES (SYEP) UNDER OPTION IV LADDERS FOR LEADERS
Agency: Department of Youth and Community Development
Agency Email Contact:
ACCO@DYCD.NYC.GOV

 

In accordance with section 4-04 of the Procurement Policy Board Rules, the Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) intends to renew the contractors listed below to provide Summer Youth Employment Services (SYEP) under Option IV Ladders for Leaders. The term of the contract shall be from 1/04/2019 to 1/03/2020 with an option to renew for an additional two years (1/04/2020-1/03/2022). Listed below are the names, addresses, contract amounts and PIN numbers.
 
PIN: 26019090927A
AMOUNT: $518,628.00
NAME: Samuel Field YM & YWHA, Inc.
ADDRESS: 58-20 Little Neck Parkway, Little Neck, New York 11362

PIN: 26019090932A
AMOUNT: $54,164.00
NAME: United Activities Unlimited Inc.
ADDRESS: 1000 Richmond Terrace, Bldg. P, Staten Island, New York 10301

PIN: 26019090931A
AMOUNT: $475,000.00
NAME: PENCIL Inc.
ADDRESS: 30 West 26th Street, New York, New York 10010


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


 

Procurement Title : FY19 CAPACITY BUILDING SERVICES RENEWAL -WIOA
Agency: Department of Youth and Community Development
Agency Email Contact:
ACCO@DYCD.NYC.GOV

In accordance with Section 4-04 of the Procurement Policy Board Rules, the Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) intends to renew the contracts listed below to 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 the contract renewals shall be for a one year period from 7/1/2018 to 6/30/2019 with no option to renew. Listed below are the pin numbers, provider names, address and contract amounts:

26019088484A $88,000.00
Literacy Assistance Center
85 Broad Street, 27th Floor
New York, NY 10004


26019088481A $88,000.00
Fund for the City of New York
121 6th Avenue 6th Floor
New York, NY 10013

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.


 

Procurement Title :  FY19 SONYC Evaluation Renewal
Agency: Department of Youth and Community Development
Agency Email Contact:
ACCO@DYCD.NYC.GOV
PIN: 26019088430B

In accordance with section 4-04 of the Procurement Policy Board Rules, the Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) intends to renew the contract with the provider listed below to provide evaluation services to the School`s Out NYC (SONYC) Out of School Time Middle School Expansion program providers. The term of the contract shall be from 7/1/2018 to 6/30/20 with no option to renew.

The contractor pin, amount, contractor name and address are the following

PIN: 26019088430B
AMOUNT: $1,750,000.00
NAME: American Institutes for Research
ADDRESS: 22 Courtlandt Street, New York ,NY 10007


If you are interested in receiving additional information regarding this procurement or any future procurements please send an email to ACCO@dycd.nyc.gov. Please note that all responses are due no later than 04/06/2018-at 9:00am.


  

Applications

FY19 Neighborhood Development Area Negotiated Acquisition

In accordance with Section 3-04(b) of the Procurement Policy Board Rules, the Department of Youth and Community Development’s (DYCD), intends to enter into negotiations with the contractors listed below, to provide Neighborhood Development Services. DYCD oversees a wide range of NDA programs:

High School Youth: Targets high school youth who are struggling
academically and out-of-school youth, who are neither working nor in
school and supports their efforts to determine positive trajectories from
high school.

Middle School Youth: Targets youth in grades 6-8 who are struggling
academically and strengthens their educational skills, motivation, and
engagement to enable them to graduate from high school.

Adult Literacy: Adult Basic Education (ABE) programs provide
instruction in reading, writing and mathematics, while HSE programs
prepare students for tests in writing, reading, social studies, science
and mathematics.

Healthy Families: Services to support and strengthen families which
can include counseling, educational/career advice, legal assistance, and
other social services.

Housing: Advocacy and assistance for low-income tenants and
homeowners to help them obtain housing support benefits and
maintain adequate, affordable, and safe housing.

Immigrants: Programs assist immigrant New Yorkers in accessing a
variety of services, including legal assistance with matters related to
citizenship and immigration status, and social services.

Seniors: Targets New Yorkers aged 60 and older and provides a variety
of support programs, including social and recreational activities,
exercise and nutrition programs, medical assistance and community
services.

The anticipated term of these contracts  shall be from January 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020 with an option to renew for one additional year from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021.

NDA Opportunity Youth : Brooklyn CD2
260190820210

Bridge Street Development Corporation
460 Nostrand Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11216
$37,800.00

NDA Opportunity Youth : Manhattan CD9
260190830911

Sheltering Arms Children and Family Services, Inc.
305 7TH Avenue, 4th floor
 New York, New York  10001
$61,200.00


NDA Support Services for Housing : Brooklyn CD8
260190820811
Flatbush Development Corporation
1616 Newkirk  Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11226
$101,235.00


NDA Support Services for Housing : Bronx CD9
260190810912

Children’s Arts & Science Workshops, Inc.
4320 Broadway, 2nd floor
 New York, New York 10033
$113,270.00

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.

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