OFCY Releases 2019-2022 Request for Proposals

On December 7, 2018, the Oakland Fund for Children and Youth (OFCY) released the 2019-2022 Request for Proposals (RFP) to solicit program proposals from non-profit organizations and public agencies to provide services to children and youth in Oakland, California. Proposals are due on January 25, 2019 through the Cityspan online RFP system. 


Please sign up for the OFCY mailing list on the left side of this website for all future announcements and updates. 


Please click on the image below to download the 2019-2022 Request for Proposals.



Projected Funding Allocation by OFCY 2019-2022 Strategies

Projected Funding Allocation by Strategy


Important Dates

RFP timeline2


Technical Assistance and Support

General Technical Assistance By Email

General Technical Assistance (TA) by email has concluded as of January 11, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. No further responses will be provided. Please review the three sets of technical assistance emails and responses for guidance.  


Pre-Proposal Meetings (Bidders Conferences)

Thank you to all those who attended the Pre-Proposal Meetings (Bidders’ Conferences) held on December 17th and 18th, 2018. The Q & A and PowerPoint presentation are posted below:


Cityspan online RFP system

  • Register for an OFCY RFP account at https://ofcyrfp.cityspan.com/registration.asp

  • To access the application system, log in at https://ofcyrfp.cityspan.com 

  • If you have forgotten your account information, call the Cityspan Help Desk for assistance at: 866-469-6884 (toll-free) Mon-Fri, 8AM-5PM, PST.

  • If you need any of the RFP forms unlocked for any reason, please contact the Cityspan Helpdesk. 


RFP Resources


Contracts & Compliance

  • Program Incentives - Summary of optional preference points

  • Contracts & Compliance general website

  • Contracts & Compliance - Forms and Schedules

  • REMINDER: To complete the submission of your proposal, you must hand deliver hard copies of required schedules E, O, and W for each proposal submitted to the City of Oakland Contracts & Compliance Division by 5:00 p.m. Monday January 28, 2019. Applicants seeking additional preference points for having an Oakland resident workforce must submit a completed Schedule E-2 (“Oakland Workforce Verification Form”) by 5p.m. Tuesday, January 29, 2019 (no more than 4 days after the proposal due date). For more information on the City of Oakland schedules submission, please refer to the instructions provided in the OFCY 2019-2022 RFP. 

City of Oakland Local or Small Local Business Enterprise Program (L/SLBE) Certification Workshops 

To assist agencies applying to various City of Oakland - Human Services Department RFPs/ RFQs become certified as an Oakland Local or Small Local Business Enterprise Program (L/SLBE), the City of Oakland’s Contracts & Compliance Division will be hosting four in-person workshops over two dates: January 3, 2019 and January 28, 2019. Agencies will be guided through the certification process and requirements. Attendees may bring a laptop to participate as the number of computers are limited. Smartphones are not recommended.


To expedite the certification process, Contracts and Compliance recommends that agencies get started by registering in iSupplier. Once an agency has registered in iSupplier, they can follow the instructions to request the Certification Application Assessment.

For additional assistance, please contact Dasco Munoz (DMunoz@oaklandca.gov; 510-238-7643) or Ernestine Nettles (ENettles@oaklandca.gov; 510-238-6160).


All four workshops will be held at 150 Frank Ogawa Plaza, 2nd floor, Computer Lab B. Each workshop will be limited to the first 20 registrants. Due to limited seating, please only register and send one representative per agency. Please click here to register for one of the workshops.