Grant Opportunities

(Last Updated 6/9/21)

HRC RFQ Updates for San Francisco's Dream Keeper Initiative

Prequalified Lists have been issued for the following RFQs:

  • Community Innovations
  • Technical Assistance and Capacity Building

The Notice to Establish A Prequalified List has been issued for the following RFQs:

  • Narrative Shift

Documents available below.

The Brighter Futures RFQ is currently being scored by review panels.  Thank you for your patience as we complete review. 

 


 

Transforming Lives for Brighter Futures: Family-centered Youth Development for the Black Community in San Francisco

HRC Staff Contact: Noah Frigault, noah.frigault@sfgov.org

IMPORTANT DATES  RELATED DOCUMENTS
Request for Qualifications (RFQ) Issue Date: May 3, 2021

Download Request for Qualifications

Download Attachment I

(no Attachment II required)

Download Attachment III

Download Attachment IV

Download Attachment V

E-Question Period Begin Date: May 3, 2021  
E-Question Period End Date: May 7, 2021 Download Questions and Answers
Application Due Date: May 21, 2021 at 5:00pm  
Prequalified List Announced: May 28, 2021 (Download the "Notice to Establish A Prequalified List" here after May 28, 2021)
Grant Period Start Date: June 14, 2021  
Grant Period End Date: May 31, 2022 with the possibility of renewal on an annual basis up to January 31, 2024  

 


 

Technical Assistance, Capacity Building, Program Development, and Organization/Program Support

HRC Staff Contact: Noah Frigault, noah.frigault@sfgov.org

IMPORTANT DATES  RELATED DOCUMENTS
Request for Qualifications (RFQ) Issue Date: April 26, 2021

Download Request for Qualifications

Download Attachment I

(no Attachment II required)

Download Attachment III

Download Attachment IV

Download Attachment V

E-Question Period Begin Date: April 26, 2021  
E-Question Period End Date: April 30, 2021 Download Questions & Answers
Application Due Date: May 14, 2021 at 5:00pm  
Prequalified List Announced: May 24, 2021 Download Prequalified List
Grant Period Start Date: June 1, 2021  
Grant Period End Date: May 30, 2022 with the possibility of renewal on an annual basis up to December 31, 2023  

 


Community Innovations: Small Grants for Public Housing, Working with Youth, Advancing Social Justice, and/or Restorative Justice

HRC Staff Contact: Noah Frigault, noah.frigault@sfgov.org

IMPORTANT DATES  RELATED DOCUMENTS
Request for Qualifications (RFQ) Issue Date: April 19, 2021

Download Request for Qualifications

Download Attachment I

(no Attachment II required)

Download Attachment III

Download Attachment IV

Download Attachment V

E-Question Period Begin Date: April 19, 2021  
E-Question Period End Date: April 23, 2021 Download Questions and Answers
Application Due Date: May 7, 2021 at 5:00pm  
Prequalified List Announced: May 14, 2021 Download Prequalified List of Organizations
Grant Period Start Date: June 1, 2021  
Grant Period End Date: May 30, 2022 with the possibility of renewal on an annual basis up to January 31, 2024  

 

Storytelling and Narrative Shift for the Black Community in San Francisco

HRC Staff Contact: Noah Frigault, noah.frigault@sfgov.org

IMPORTANT DATES  RELATED DOCUMENTS
Request for Qualifications (RFQ) Issue Date: April 19, 2021

Download Request for Qualifications

Download Attachment I

(no Attachment II required)

Download Attachment III 

Download Attachment IV

Download Attachment V

E-Question Period Begin Date: April 19, 2021  
E-Question Period End Date: April 23, 2021 Download Questions and Answers
Application Due Date: May 7, 2021 at 5:00pm  
Prequalified List Announced: May 14, 2021 Download Notice to Establish A Prequalified List
Grant Period Start Date: June 1, 2021  
Grant Period End Date: May 30, 2022 with the possibility of renewal on an annual basis up to January 31, 2024  

 


Previous Grant Lists


Two Requests for Proposals (RFPs) from the Office of Economic and Workforce Development (different SF agency):

  • RFP #122: Building Back Stronger
    • $6 million annually will be invested in program recommendations developed by dozens of community members across months of meetings hosted by Director Davis and the Human Rights Commission. These investments are focused on closing the Black unemployment gap, in which Black San Franciscans continue to have an estimated unemployment rate 2.5 times that of the citywide average, with similarly disproportionate gaps in income and wealth.

    • Section G includes "Funding to Support the Black Community"
    • Due Wednesday, March 31 at 5pm
    • OEWD link for more info on RFP #122
  • RFP #216: Dream Keeper Initiative - African American Economic Development Investment
    • This RFP is part of a larger economic development plan focused on delivering services and funding in key areas to improve economic development outcomes for African American businesses, entrepreneurs and wider communities in San Francisco. This RFP includes a total of $3.75 million in investments, and resulting grants will be managed by OEWD's Invest In Neighborhoods (IIN) division.
    • Due Friday, April 2 at 5pm
    • OEWD link for more info on RFP #216

Visit OEWD's website for more information on OEWD, updates and other bidding opportunities: https://oewd.org


Human Rights Commission Grant Funding Opportunity and Request for Qualifications (“RFQ”) for 

Black Transgender Initiatives

HRC Staff Contact: Tuquan Harrison, tuquan.harrison@sfgov.org

IMPORTANT DATES  RELATED DOCUMENTS
Request for Qualifications (RFQ) Issue Date: December 14, 2020

Download PDF icon Request for Qualifications

Download PDF icon Attachment I 

(no Attachment II required)

Download File Attachment III

Download File Attachment IV

Download File Attachment V

E-Question Period Begin Date: December 15, 2020  
E-Question Period End Date: December 29, 2020 Download PDF icon E-questions and answers (updated 12/30/20)
Application Due Date: January 8, 2021 at 5:00pm  
Prequalified List Announced: January 22, 2021 Download PDF icon Prequalified List (updated 1/22/21)
Grant Period Start Date: February 1, 2021  
Grant Period End Date: January 31, 2022 with the possibility of renewal on an annual basis up to January 31, 2023  

Office of Economic and Workforce Development (different SF agency)

Request for Proposals (RFP) #215: Economic Development and Business Development Grants

Preferred Qualifications (from page 61 of the grant):

  • Organization's mission, values, and programs are working to advance economic empowerment initiatives supporting Black Transgender and gender nonconforming communities in San Francisco

  • Services are supporting communities located in San Francisco’s Tenderloin and South of Market of neighborhoods

  • Experience working with Black transgender and gender nonconforming communities who are formerly incarcerated, justice involved and/or marginally housed.

 

Funding Opportunity and Request for Qualifications (“RFQ”) for 

Opportunities for All: Youth Events, Programs, and Capacity Building

HRC Staff Contact: Noah Frigault (noah.frigault@sfgov.org) 

 
IMPORTANT DATES  RELATED DOCUMENTS
Request for Qualifications (RFQ) Issue Date: October 16, 2019

Download Request for Qualifications

Download Attachment I

(no Attachment II required)

Download Attachment III

Download Attachment IV

Download Attachment V

E-Question Period Begin Date: October 16, 2019  
E-Question Period End Date: October 23, 2019 Download E-Questions and Answers
Application Due Date: October 30, 2019 4:00 p.m. PST  
Prequalified List Announced: November 4, 2019 Download Notice of Intent to Establish A Prequalified List of Organizations
Grant Period Start Date: November 11, 2019  Note: the grant period start date has been delayed to December 1, 2019.
Grant Period End Date: October 31, 2020  Note: the grant period end date has been delayed to November 30, 2020.

 


Grant Funding Opportunity and Request for Qualifications (“RFQ”) for 

Leadership Development and Legal/Support Services for Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Transgender Persons

HRC Staff Contact: Noah Frigault (noah.frigault@sfgov.org) 

IMPORTANT DATES  RELATED DOCUMENTS
Request for Qualifications (RFQ) Issue Date: April 12, 2019

Download Request for Qualifications

Download Attachment I

(no Attachment II required)

Download Attachment III

Download Attachment IV

Download Attachment V 

E-Question Period Begin Date: April 12, 2019  
E-Question Period End Date: April 26, 2019 Download E-Questions and Answers
Application Due Date: May 17, 2019  
Prequalified List Announced: May 24, 2019 Download Notice of Intent to Establish A Prequalified List of Organizations
Grant Period Start Date: July 1, 2019  
Grant Period End Date: June 30, 2020 with the possibility of renewal on an annual basis up to June 30, 2022  

 

Grant Funding Opportunity and Request for Qualifications (“RFQ”) for

Transgender Safety and Wellness Services

HRC Staff Contact: Tuquan Harrison (tuquan.harrison@sfgov.org) 

IMPORTANT DATES  RELATED DOCUMENTS
Request for Qualifications (RFQ) Issue Date: April 12, 2019

Download Request for Qualifications

Download Attachment I

(no Attachment II required)

Download Attachment III

Download Attachment IV

Download Attachment V

E-Question Period Begin Date: April 12, 2019  
E-Question Period End Date: April 26, 2019 Download E-questions and Answers
Application Due Date: May 17, 2019  
Prequalified List Announced: May 24, 2019 Download Notice of Intent to Establish A Prequalified List of Organizations
Grant Period Start Date: July 1, 2019  
Grant Period End Date: June 30, 2020 with the possibility of renewal on an annual basis up to June 30, 2022  

 

Grant Funding Opportunity and Request for Qualifications (“RFQ”) for

Violence Prevention and Intervention Services for LGBTQI Survivors of Violence

HRC Staff Contact: Noah Frigault (noah.frigault@sfgov.org) 

IMPORTANT DATES  RELATED DOCUMENTS
Request for Qualifications (RFQ) Issue Date: April 12, 2019

Download Request for Qualifications

Note: Due to a typographical error, Question 3 of the "Capacity and Staff Profile" will no longer be considered in scoring for this RFQ. 

Download Attachment I

(no Attachment II required)

Download Attachment III

Download Attachment IV

Download Attachment V (corrected) 

Note: Due to a typographical error, Question 3 of the "Capacity and Staff Profile" will no longer be considered in scoring for this RFQ. 

E-Question Period Begin Date: April 12, 2019  
E-Question Period End Date: April 26, 2019 Download E-Questions and Answers
Application Due Date: May 17, 2019  
Prequalified List Announced: May 24, 2019 Download Notice of Intent to Establish A Prequalified List of Organizations
Grant Period Start Date: July 1, 2019  
Grant Period End Date: June 30, 2020 with the possibility of renewal on an annual basis up to June 30, 2022