March 22, 2016
United Way of Central Indiana is currently accepting proposals to develop and guide implementation of an evaluation plan for a collective impact initiative to improve family stability through a two generation approach. With the recent release of a Notice of Funding Availability from the Corporation for Community and National Service for the Social Innovation Fund grant program, United Way is currently preparing a proposal for submission to this national competition.
The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to solicit proposals from qualified individuals or organizations to develop and direct a rigorous evaluation of all programs and services in the proposed collective impact initiative. The primary goal of the initiative is to improve family stability in targeted Indianapolis neighborhoods through a comprehensive and integrated approach that addresses the multidimensional aspects of instability including education, employment, finances, health and housing.
Proposals will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. EST April 4, 2016. If the organization submitting a proposal must outsource or contract any work to meet the requirements, this must be clearly stated in the proposal. Additionally, costs included in proposals must be all-inclusive integrating any outsourced or contracted work. Any proposals which call for outsourcing or contracting work must include a name and description of the organizations being contracted. All costs must be itemized to include an explanation of all fees and costs.
Contract terms and conditions will be negotiated upon selection of the winning bidder for this RFP. All contractual terms and conditions will be subject to review by the United Way’s Community Impact team, Strategic Information team and Grants team and will include scope, budget, schedule, and other necessary items pertaining to the project.