Current RFPs: Week of October 24th, 2014


The following Request for Proposals have been recently issued by City government:

If you are interested in pursuing business opportunities pertaining to procurement, please contact Mark Thompson.

Healthcare Actuarial Services

October 21, 2014 – The New York City Office of Labor Relations (OLR) intends to enter into negotiations with one or more qualified actuaries with expertise in healthcare cost containment, data analysis and the marketing of heath insurance products, to support one of the Agency`s primary goals: to generate cumulative healthcare savings of at least $3.4 billion over the course of Fiscal Years 2015 through 2018. The firm selected for this contract should offer a combination of (1) excellent healthcare actuarial skills and consulting on the marketing of health insurance products; (2) substantial experience in providing healthcare actuarial services to programs of similar size and scope to that of the City`s, and (3) experience in providing healthcare actuarial services and consulting on the marketing of health insurance products with the purpose of achieving substantial and recurring cost savings on healthcare benefits per capita.

Specialized High School Admission Test (SHSAT)

October 23, 2014 – The New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE), on behalf of the Division of Teaching and Learning, is seeking proposals from qualified organizations, to provide a standardized testing program which is designed to select students for admission into the specialized high schools. The assessment will cover mathematics and English Language Arts (ELA) skills at the highest level of performance for students who have completed 7th or 8th grade. These skills will include critical thinking and problem-solving skills that are part of the Common Core Learning Standards. Approximately 30,000 eighth graders and 5,000 ninth graders take the SHSAT annually. The first test administration is tentatively scheduled for the Fall 2016.

Brand Identity Marketing

October 29, 2014 – The Queens Library seeks the services of a professional design firm to help develop a Queens Library identity (logo) usage guide that will provide guidelines and standards for how the brand identity (logo) of the Queens Library will be presented in marketing collateral, corporate communication and digital communications. The Queens library will provide a creative brief which will include information about the Queens Library, such as; the mission, history and actual work. This information can be used as the background and foundation for the brand identity guide. The Queens Library can answer and additional questions, make available staff for interview and arrange for on-site visits at branch library locations.

Please contact the Queens Library at to receive a copy of the solicitation including the required forms.

SMD Consultants to Provide Workshops

The New York City Housing Authority, Community Operations Department is seeking consultants to provide workshops in the following programs: chess, ceramics, visual arts (painting, drawing, photography, etc.) and performing arts, Monday through Friday for 10- 20 hours per week. These year-round programs target youth, teens and mature adult populations in all five (5) boroughs. You must have a minimum of a high school/GED diploma in order to be considered. Interested individuals can email their resume, along with cover letter to Please include the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email so that resume can be routed properly. Resume and cover letter can also be faxed to 212-306-5165. Rate of pay is commensurate with level of experience. NYCHA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Must be 21 years at least of age to apply.

All questions regarding this bid should be direct to NYCHA`s representative D`Andra Van Heusen-Thomas (Manager, Educational Services) at (212) 306-3518 or e-mail D`

Physician Review Services for Home Care Programs

November 6, 2014 – The Human Resources Administration is seeking a qualified contractor to provide three to six qualified physicians (3 Full Time Equivalent (FTE) physicians) to provide Medical Review and Assessment services to assist its Home Care Services Program (HCSP) in developing and reviewing client home care service plans to Medicaid-eligible individuals who are medically and/or physically disabled and/or frail and/or elderly persons in need of home care. The physicians would perform their tasks in the context of an established program model that has proven successful and conforms to New York State regulatory requirements. Pre-Proposal Conference will be held on October 2, 2014 from 2pm to 4pm at 180 Water Street, 12th Floor, New York, New York 10038.

Grant Program for Private Property Owners

November 13, 2014 – The New York City Department of Environmental Protection offers a grant program for private property owners in combined sewer areas of New York City. The minimum requirement is to manage 1″ of storm water runoff from the contributing impervious area. If selected, DEP will provide funds for the design and construction of the green infrastructure system. Eligible projects include blue roofs, rain gardens, green roofs, porous pavement and rainwater harvesting on private property in combined sewer areas.

24 Hour Toll Free Confidential Compliance Reporting Telephone Hotline, Web Based Reporting and Case Management System Services

November 14, 2014

NY/NY III Non-Emergency Permanent Supportive Congregate Housing for Chronically Homeless Single Adults Living with AIDS or Advanced HIV Illness under the NY/NY III Supportive Housing Agreement

December 19, 2014 – The Human Resources Administration (HRA) is seeking appropriately qualified vendors to operate and maintain the remaining 394 units of permanent supportive congregate housing for chronically homeless single adults who are living with HIV/AIDS and who suffer from a co-occurring serious and persistent mental illness, a substance abuse disorder, or a Mentally Ill Chemical Abuse (MICAS) disorder. This is an “Open-Ended” RFP; therefore, proposals will be accepted and reviewed on an ongoing basis until all units covered by this RFP are sited. For more information, click here.

Transitional Residences For Homeless/ Drop-In Centers

December 31, 2015 – The Department of Homeless Services is soliciting proposals from organizations interested in developing and operating transitional residences for homeless adults and families including the Neighborhood Based Cluster Residence and drop-in centers for adults. This is an open-ended solicitation; there is no due date for submission.  For more information, click here.

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