Request for Qualifications 207 - Nonprofit Capacity Building Services

The Office of Economic and Workforce Development (OEWD) supports the City’s economic vitality through key programs focused on neighborhood commercial corridors, workforce development, joint development projects, industry-focused business recruitment and retention, small business assistance and international business development. OEWD’s goal is to work continually to make San Francisco a better place to live, work and do business.

Through this Request for Qualifications (RFQ), OEWD is seeking to develop a list of qualified contractors to provide a variety of consulting services related to nonprofit support and capacity building as described in Section E of the RFQ. OEWD will select contractors for future projects from among the qualified respondents to this or other active pre-qualified lists. Selections for future projects will be based on the competitive qualifications, experience, and hourly rate quoted in the proposals responding to this RFQ.

Any additional information, updates, or changes to the content of the RFQ will be posted at this website. If you are interested in applying, please review this site periodically to check for more information.

Key Dates

The anticipated* schedule for this RFQ is as follows:

Proposal Phase  Date/Time
RFQ Issued  Friday, September 22, 2017
Question submission period ends  Monday, October 2, 2017; noon local time
Final questions and answers posted  Thursday, October 5 by end of day
Proposals due (no exceptions)  Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 5PM
Notifications to Proposers  Tuesday, October 31, 2017 by end of day
Appeal period ends (no exceptions)  Five (5) calendar days after notification (anticipated Sunday, November 5, 2017 at 5PM)








*Each date above is subject to change. Check this website frequently for latest schedule.

Questions and Answers
Respondents may request clarification or ask questions about this document by emailing through Monday, October 2, 2017 at noon local time. Respondents may alternatively drop off written questions to the Office of Economic and Workforce Development, 1 South Van Ness Avenue 5th Floor, San Francisco, CA before the deadline noted above. No phone or fax questions will be answered. A consolidated list of questions and answers will be posted to this website no later than end of day Thursday, October 5, 2017. Periodic posting of questions and answers may occur prior to that deadline. Proposers are responsible to review the website periodically and incorporate guidance as appropriate.

*Update - 10/5/2017 at 3:24 PM* The full Question and Answer (Q&A) log is now posted in Document Downloads, below.

*Update - 10/12/2017 at 5:00 PM* This submission deadline for this bid opportunity has now passed.

*Update - 11/6/2017 at 2:35 PM* This bid opportunity is now closed.

Document Downloads

Full RFQ 207

RFQ 207 Q&A Log

Requests for Reasonable Accommodations

If you would like to request any documents related to this RFQ in an alternative format, please email or visit the Office of Economic and Workforce Development at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 5th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103 between 9:00am-5:00pm, Monday through Friday.