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Grant Opportunity ID
Office of Children & Family Services
Grant Opportunity
RFP# 2018-12 Empire State After-School Program AMENDED 5/23/2018
Contact Name
Theodore Chmielewski
Contact Email
Solicitation Profile
The New York State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS), in consultation with the New York State Education Department invites eligible school districts and not-for-profit community-based organizations to submit proposals for the establishment and/or expansion of quality after-school programs for the Empire State After-School Program (ESAP).

Please note: The RFP has been amended on 5/23/2018. Please see the RFP document for additional information.

Please note: The Questions and Answers were posted on 6/14/2018.
Full Announcement Details
Applications Due (Date / Time)
June 27, 2018 / 03:00 PM ET
Bidder's Conference(s)/Application Workshop(s)
None available
Anticipated Award DateWednesday, August 01, 2018
Anticipated Initial Contract Length4 Years
Total Funding Available$10,000,000.00
Anticipated Amount of Award(s)
NarrativeInitial awards shall not exceed $800,000 per applicant annually. See the RFP section 2.3 Purpose and Funding Availability for more details.
Letter of IntentNot Required
Letter of Intent Due
Questions Due DateTuesday, May 29, 2018
Questions and Answers NarrativeAll communications to report errors or omissions in the procurement process or to ask questions or to request clarification of this RFP should cite the particular RFP section and paragraph number and must be submitted via email (preferred), or via hard copy mailed to the director of contracts no later than the deadline for submission of written questions specified in Section 1.2 Calendar of Events. Questions received after the deadline for posting responses to written questions will not be answered. The comprehensive list of questions and responses will be posted in the solicitation announcement in the New York State Grants Gateway System (“GGS” or “Grants Gateway”), on the OCFS Website (, and the Contract Reporter website at ( on the date specified in Section 1.2 Calendar of Events.
Questions and Answers Posting TypeUpload
Questions and Answers Posting Date6/12/2018 12:00:00 AM
Questions and Answers Link or UploadClick here
Eligible ApplicantsNot-For-Profit, Governmental Entity
Target Population(s)Age - Children, Age - Young Adults
Service Area(s) Education Supports
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