NOVEMBER 26, 2012. The Fund for Public Health in NYC on behalf of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (NYC DOHMH) and the Partnership for Healthier New York City released a Request For Proposals to support local neighborhoods in the development and implementation of community-wide environmental strategies that address issues of:
In collaboration with the Borough Lead Organization for the Neighborhood Contractor applicant’s borough, work to develop and implement evidence-based/evidence-informed, environmentally impactful and scalable projects that will result in the availability of healthier food options and reductions in unhealthy foods/beverages and/or portion sizes to a significant portion of the neighborhood’s residents.
In collaboration with the Borough Lead Organization for the Neighborhood Contractor applicant’s borough, engage at least 10 community stakeholders (schools, youth groups, faith-based institutions, etc.) to facilitate learning and discussion about alcohol and its impact on their communities.
In collaboration with the Borough Lead Organization for the Neighborhood Contractor applicant’s borough and the NYC Coalition for a Smoke Free City, work with property managers, tenants, and others on adoption of voluntary smoke-free policies by housing entities reaching one (1) to two (2) multi-unit buildings (containing a minimum of 30 units total).
In collaboration with the Borough Lead Organization for the Neighborhood Contractor applicant’s borough, actively support at least one built environment project to improve active recreation opportunities, active transportation and/or stair use/active movement through buildings.
Amount: $300,000 to no more than 30 organizations ($10,000 each) to fund activities within each domain area.
Deadline: December 17th at 3:00pm
|Release of Request for Proposals||November 19, 2012|
|Inquiry Period||November 19-November 27, 2012|
|Questions Due to firstname.lastname@example.org
(questions received after this date will not be answered)
|November 27, 2012 at 10:00 am|
Partnership for a Healthier New York City
40 Worth Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10013
Conference Room 5.2 and 5.3
Advance registration is required. Register by contacting Lnguyen@fphny.org by Tuesday, November 27th.
For those that cannot join in person, a conference call option will be made available.
Call-in number: 866-213-1863
Access code: 6381139
|November 30, 2012 at 10 am|
|Answers posted at
|December 7, 2012|
|Deadline for receipt of proposals
(late proposals will not be accepted)
|December 17, 2012 at 3:00 pm|
|Notice of Award||January 22, 2013|
|Anticipated Contract Start Date||February 18, 2013|
|Non-awarded applicants are notified||March 4, 2013|
|Due date for last activity/deliverable of contract||September 15, 2013|
|Contract End Date||September 29, 2013|