Current Request for Proposals

DYCD contracts with various nonprofit, community-based organizations (CBOs) that provide services and activities for youth and low-income populations.



DYCD is proud to release the following three Request for Proposals(RFP):

 SONYC: Additional Public School Sites
 COMPASS School-Based Elementary Programs
 COMPASS Center Based or Non-Public Schools Elementary Programs

The above  RFPs have been released through the HHS Accelerator system to those organizations prequalified in the relevant service areas. Likewise, proposals must be submitted through the HHS Accelerator system in the manner set forth in the “Procurements” section of the system by those same prequalified organizations. Go to www.nyc.gov/hhsaccelerator to learn more.

SONYC: In this RFP, the Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) is seeking qualified nonprofit organizations to provide SONYC programs for students in grades 6 to 8 at the public school sites that currently lack comprehensive afterschool services.  The only eligible sites are those listed in Attachment C to the RFP: List of Eligible School Sites.

COMPASS: Through these RFPs, the City is seeking qualified non-profit organizations to operate school-based and or center-based COMPASS elementary programs for students in grades K -5.  Attached to these RFPs is a list of only the eligible school sites and community districts.

It is anticipated that the term of the contracts awarded from these RFPs will be from July 1, 2015 to August 31, 2018 with an option to renew for two additional years.

The pre-proposal conferences for these RFPs will be held at 2 Lafayette, 14th floor Auditorium New York, NY 10007 as follows:

- SONYC: Additional Public School Sites: January 22, 2015 at 10:00am or 2:00pm
- COMPASS School-Based Elementary Programs and COMPASS Center Based or Non-Public Schools Elementary Programs: January 26, 2015 at 10:00am.

**Deadline for responses to these RFPs is March 6, 2015** 

In accordance with the Procurement Policy Board Rules, section 3-02(h), the Department of Youth and Community Development is making available the SONYC Programs: Additional Public School Sites RFP Pre-proposal conference transcripts, attendance sheets and presentation for the morning and afternoon sessions.


The Department of Youth and Community Development is making available the COMPASS Center Based or Non Public School Elementary and School Based Elementary programs RFPs Pre-proposal conference transcripts, attendance sheets and presentations.

  • COMPASS PPC Presentation 
  • January 26, 2015- COMPASS Pre-proposal Conference Transcript (AM session)
  • February 4, 2015- COMPASS Pre-proposal Conference Transcript (PM session)
  • January 26, 2015- COMPASS Sign - In Sheet (AM session)


  • Former Requests for Proposals/Bids:

    Proposals/Bids in 2015
    Proposals/Bids in 2014
    Proposals/Bids in 2013
    Proposals/Bids in 2012
    Proposals/Bids in 2011
    Proposals/Bids in 2010
    Proposals/Bids in 2009
    Proposals/Bids in 2008
    Proposals/Bids in 2007