The Livingston County Youth Bureau is currently seeking Requests for Proposals for the County’s Youth Sports and Education Opportunity Funding program. The deadline to submit a proposal is 4 p.m. on Friday, March 31, 2023.
The County will contract with local 501(c) 3 tax-exempted, non-profit organizations for a combined amount of $16,350. Funding may provide general operating dollars to give programs flexibility to efficiently allocate resources for quality programming. Line-item budgets should focus on programming costs, including but not limited to coaches/instructors/direct service staff members/mentors, equipment, educational programming costs, facility costs and other pertinent details.
In order to meet all funding requirements, programs must provide structured sports activities for youth in Livingston County between the ages of 6-17. Additionally, all programs must be in good standing with the New York State Charities Bureau, demonstrate basic competency in the areas of governance, monitoring and evaluation, partnership and financial stewardship and must have a child protection policy in place that includes adherence to local, agency, school district and state child protection guidelines. Furthermore, all programs must have the ability to collect registration data including participant demographic information as required by OCFS in such a fashion as to be able to accurately report anonymized aggregate data.
The Application must include:
• List of current Board members and what officers/staff are authorized to sign claims.
• OCFS-5001 Program Application (Municipalities are to be signed by Chief Elected Official).
• OCFS-5002 Program Profile
• OCFS-5003 Program Components
• OCFS-5005 Program Budget
• Livingston County Contract Appendices A-C
The Principal Award Criteria and Maximum Points Available:
• (a) Overall quality of the proposal; (50)
• (b) Cost of services; (25)
• (c) Experience providing programs and services (25)
All proposals must be received by Livingston County before 4 p.m. on Friday, March 31, 2023. They must be submitted in a sealed envelope with “RFP-2023 Sports Opportunity Funding” written in the lower left-hand corner and have original signatures and dates. One original and one copy of the proposal must be submitted to:
Ashley Scutt, Office of the Livingston County Administrator
6 Court Street
Geneseo, N.Y. 14454
Additional information and the opportunity to ask questions will be provided at an optional Bidders’ Workshop to be held on Wednesday, March 8, 2023 at 3 p.m. The workshop will be help virtually or in-person based on interest. Please email Ryan Snyder to express your preference for workshop format before Monday, March 20. Ryan Snyder’s e-mail is firstname.lastname@example.org