Gang Repression, Intervention and Prevention (GRIP) Project, Olympia WA
RFP DCYF-20-08 Gang Repression, Intervention and Prevention (GRIP) Project
The State of Washington, Department of Children, Youth & Families (DCYF) has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) to solicit responses from qualified bidders who can administer effective criminal street gang reduction, prevention and intervention programs to youth and their families.
DCYF seeks proposals from Coalitions that must be composed of, at a minimum, one (1) or more nonprofit, nongovernmental organizations (includes grass roots organizations) and one or more local governmental entities (includes tribes and tribal organizations). At least one (1) member of the Coalition must have a documented history of creating and administering effective criminal street gang reduction, prevention and intervention programs.
Coalition members must designate the Prime Bidder who will serve as the Lead Agency. The proposal will be submitted by the Prime Bidder who shall be DCYF’ sole point of contact. In the event of receiving an award, the Prime Bidder will sign the contract and any amendments, and will bear sole responsibility for performance under the contract. The Prime Bidder may subcontract with collaborative partners for direct client and consultation services. Priority will be given to coalitions that include community-based organizations with a history of working with justice involved youth.
Work is expected to begin on any contract resulting from this procurement on or about January 1, 2020 and to be completed by June 30, 2020.
Parties that are unable to access the website above, may request a hard copy by submitting their name, address, e-mail, phone and fax number to:
The RFP was issued on October 24, 2019 and responses will be due on November 14, 2019 This solicitation and all its amendments are posted in the Washington’s Electronic Business Solutions (WEBS) system. WEBS can be accessed at https://fortress.wa.gov/ga/webs/.
All bidders must be registered in WEBS to download this solicitation and receive notifications regarding amendments to the solicitation. To register in WEBS, please follow the instructions as shown on https://des.wa.gov/services/contracting-purchasing/doing-business-state/webs-registration-search-tips.
Bidders that are unable to access the solicitation through WEBS, may request copies by contacting the solicitation coordinator listed below:
Andrea Goff, Solicitation Coordinator
Department of Children, Youth & Families