RFPs and Bidding Opportunities
Open solicitations are posted here as they are released, so check this page periodically for new opportunities.
The Fund for Public Health in New York, Inc. (FPHNY) on behalf of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) is seeking expressions of interest from community-based mental health organizations to become partners in its mural arts initiative. The aim of the project is to use art in the form of murals as a communication tool for raising awareness and reducing the stigma associated with mental illness, and to get the broad community where the mural will be placed engaged in resiliency building and social cohesion, particularly around mental health.
Fruit and Vegetable Incentive Pilot Program RFP
The Fund for Public Health in New York City (FPHNYC), on behalf of the NYC Health Department (DOHMH), is accepting applications from food retail outlets in low-income neighborhoods to develop and implement a fruit and vegetable incentive pilot program. Through this program, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants who use their benefits to buy fruits and vegetables will receive additional money for purchase of fruits and vegetables. The pilot program is funded through a grant from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Expanding Training and Practice Implementation Support RFP
The Fund for Public Health in New York (FPHNY), on behalf of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) is currently accepting proposals for a Training and Practice Implementation Institute. FPHNY serves as the fiscal agent for the DOHMH. The purpose of the Training and Practice Implementation Institute (TPII) is to provide training in Motivational Interviewing and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and any other mutually agreed upon training and support implementation of these EBPs in substance use disorder treatment programs in New York City.
The purpose of this RFP is for the DOHMH to identify and support a contractor to develop a training plan that includes implementation and ongoing program support to ensure fidelity to the EBP.
Opioid Overdose Prevention Activities RFP
The goal of this Request for Proposals (RFP) is to support organizations in NYC that are currently registered with the New York State Department of Health as Opioid Overdose Prevention Programs (OOPPs), or are interested in becoming OOPPs by March 28, 2017, to increase overdose prevention education and naloxone distribution. Naloxone is a safe medication that reverses opioid overdoses and saves lives.
DOHMH seeks to fund institutions that are able to offer overdose prevention and naloxone distribution at no cost to participants in a culturally and linguistically competent manner. Funding should be used to increase naloxone distribution capacity by increasing staff or hours of outreach. Funding is not available to syringe exchange programs.
Mental Health by Design (MHxD) in Schools Award
The NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene, ThriveNYC, and the Fund for PUblic Health in New York City are collaborating to award citywide funding of up to $10,000 for public high schools under the Mental Health by Design (MHxD) in Schools Award. MHxD is an extension of Active Design in Schools (ADS), an award program that aims to support infrastructure enhancements in schools that promote physical activity and healthy living among students and members of the school community. For MHxD, we will select 15 high schools to receive grants of $10,000 to support built environment projects that have a demonstrated link to improved mental health outcomes.
Building Healthy Communities and GreenThumb Growing Food Capacity RFP
The Fund for Public Health in New York City (FPHNYC), on behalf of the Building Healthy Communities (BHC) initiative and NYC Parks GreenThumb, is accepting proposals for community garden groups interested in creating new food-growing community gardens or expanding their capacity to grow and sell food in gardens that are readily accessible by their communities.
RFI: Electronic Health Record (EHR) Systems for New York State Designated Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Providers
The Fund for Public Health in New York City, on behalf of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and the New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC), is inviting software vendors to submit information about their systems in the area of Electronic Health Records (EHR) for the Behavioral Health field. Potential users of these solutions will be Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) providers who are serving patients within the Medicaid Health Home Service Model.