The ACS Office of Public-Private Partnerships (OPPP) serves as Children’s Services primary liaison with the philanthropic community and develops and strengthens partnerships with key leaders in the business, government and nonprofit sectors. The OPPP coordinates the development and submission of comprehensive proposals to support the agency’s priorities related to improving and reforming child welfare, early care and education, and juvenile justice. The OPPP manages grant reporting requirements, administers consultant agreements and payment requests, tracks performance and spending targets, and assists divisions with grant implementation issues. The OPPP also responds to requests for letters of support and inquiries from organizations seeking to partner with ACS on federal and state RFPs, as well as other funding opportunities. The Office also oversees the distribution of in-kind donations to ACS divisions and partner agencies
ACS receives numerous requests from external organizations seeking to partner with ACS on federal and state Requests for Proposals (RFPs), as well as other funding opportunities. It is essential that this process be handled in a transparent, timely and efficient manner. If your organization is interested in partnering with ACS on a funding opportunity (federal and state only), contact the ACS Office of Public-Private Partnerships to request partnership guidelines.
The guidelines request information including a summary related to the project; information about the applicant organization’s qualifications and experience; how the organization will structure its work, etc. The guidelines also provide crucial information about timelines and deadlines that need to be adhered to.
Letters of Support
Requests for Letters of Support and the associated documentation should be submitted to Children’s Services no later than two (2) weeks prior to the date that the Letter of Support is required to provide sufficient time to process the request.
Please be advised that requesting a letter of support does not guarantee that one will be issued. Each letter of support request will be considered on an individual basis.
Guidelines to request Letters of Support
For all inquiries, contact the Office of Public-Private Partnerships by e-mail: ACSPublicPrivatePartnerships@dfa.state.ny.us or call 212-341-2958.