Nonprofit Recovery Grants Request for Proposals


Nonprofit Recovery Grants Request for Proposals

RFP Name: Nonprofit Recovery Grants Request for Proposals - Round 2
RFP Number: HRCP2023-RFP03

Request for Proposals Released: Monday, July 10, 2023
Application Deadline: Monday, August 21, 2023
Questions Due: Monday, July 24, 2023
Questions Answered: Wednesday, July 26, 2023
Award Notification: Early September 2023

The COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately impacted the nonprofit sector in Denver, particularly in the areas of financial, staffing, program & fund development, and with the general economic recovery needed to meet the current needs of their organizations.

The Denver Office of Nonprofit Engagement (D-ONE) is currently requesting proposals from nonprofit organizations needing support with recovering from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

For purposes of this RFP, nonprofit recovery is defined as actions aimed at increasing capacity building, program development and/or program restoration. 

To be eligible to receive this funding, proposers must:

  • Be a 501C3
  • Be located in Denver or primarily serve Denver residents
  • Provide evidence that the COVID-19 pandemic has caused organizational hardship*
  • Have annual budgets at or below $1 million
  • Not be a Round 1 recipient of this funding

Proposals will be accepted for grant requests up to $50,000.

The City is collaborating with Rocky Mountain E-purchasing System (BidNet®) in the advertisement and facilitation of this Request for Proposals (RFP).

It is a requirement of this bid that interested parties familiarize themselves and register with BidNet®; proposer/contractors who do not register may be considered non-responsive.

Registration with BidNet® is available at NO CHARGE and allows proposers access to view governmental bids posted on BidNet®; they offer an additional notification service option with an associated fee. It is the responsibility of the proposer/contractor to evaluate and select the service option of their choice. 

The City shall not be bound by, and the Supplier shall not request or rely on any oral interpretation or clarification of this solicitation. Questions received up to the Questions Due deadline will be answered on BidNet per the Schedule of Events. Answers to questions from any Supplier will be provided to all suppliers on BidNet.

The RFP in its entirety (including application) can be found by using the BidNet link below:

Nonprofit Recovery Grants Request for Proposals - BidNet