Request for Proposals (RFP)

The Fund for Public Health in New York City (FPHNYC), on behalf of the Building Healthy Communities (BHC) initiative, is currently accepting proposals for community based organizations interested in implementing nutrition education and/or cooking workshops for residents of the Corona, Flushing, and Queensbridge communities. Applicants are encouraged to incorporate Health Bucks coupons as an incentive in their programming, provided that there are markets and/or fresh food boxes that residents can access using Health Bucks ($2 coupons redeemable for fresh fruit and vegetables at all NYC farmers markets and most fresh food box sites).


Please find the RFP document containing additional information here:

The deadline for submission is June 29, 2018 at 11:59PM EST. Proposals must be submitted via email as a PDF to


Potential respondents may send any questions or comments to:


Attn: Megann Strajcher, Assistant Director, Grants Administration


Subject: Inquiry: BHC Green Your Cuisine


E-mail: mstrajcher


All questions related to this RFP must be received by June 8, 2018 at 11:59PM EST. Responses to all questions will be posted on the FPHNYC website to this page by June 12, 2018 at 5:00PM EST.


Below is a detailed timeline of events related to this Request for Proposals process. Unless otherwise specified, the time of day for the following events will be between 9:00AM and 5:00PM EST.


Important Dates:

Release of Request for Proposals: Tuesday, May 29, 2018


Inquiry Period for Questions: May 29-June 8, 2018, 11:59PM EST


RFP Q&A Responses Posted: June 12, 2018, 5:00PM EST


Deadline for Receipt of Proposals: June 29, 2018, 11:59PM EST


Notice of Selection: July 2018


Grant Timeline: All activities must be completed by November 30, 2018


Final Report: December 14, 2018