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BPHC RFP prevention interventions to identified populations and sub-populations of individuals at high risk of HIV, Hepatitis C and/or STI

LEGAL NOTICE
Request For Proposal (RFP) Announcement

The Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) Infectious Disease Bureau is seeking submissions in response to a request for proposals (RFP) to deliver effective prevention interventions to identified populations and sub-populations of individuals at high risk of HIV, Hepatitis C and/or sexually transmitted infections (STI). Providers within the City of Boston are eligible to submit proposals. The City encompasses the neighborhoods of Allston/ Brighton, Back Bay, Charlestown, Dorchester, East Boston, Hyde Park, Jamaica Plain, Mattapan, North End, Roslindale, Roxbury, South Boston, South End and West Roxbury. Qualified applicants for a Major-Grant as part of this RFP must have a minimum operating budget of $500,000.00. Applicants that do not meet the threshold for the minimum operating budget may engage a sponsor agency to apply on their behalf with clearly articulated roles for fiscal, operational and programmatic assurances and practices. Applicants for Mini-Grants under this RFP do not need to meet this budget threshold. This RFP seeks proposals to deliver effective prevention interventions to identified populations and sub-populations of individuals at high risk of specified infections.

In applying for this funding, an applicant must describe the gap(s) in services the proposed program will address, and clearly explain what unmet need will be addressed and for what specific population of people at risk for HIV, Hepatitis C and/or STI Epidemiological data and needs assessments must be used to justify proposed activities.

The RFP documents will be released at bphc.org/workingwithus/rfps on Friday, March 15, 2019 at 12:00 PM. A Bidders’ Conference will be held on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM at BPHC, 1010 Massachusetts Avenue | Hayes Conference Room, 2nd Floor | Boston, MA 02118. Completed proposals must be submitted to Dr. Jenifer Leaf Jaeger, Director, BPHC Infectious Disease Bureau, 1010 Massachusetts Avenue, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02118 by 12:00 PM, Friday, April 12, 2019. There are no exceptions to this deadline. BPHC reserves the right to reject any or all proposals if it deems to be in the public interest to take such action.