Current Request for Proposals

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

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DYCD is proud to release the SONYC Pilot Programs Request for Proposals (RFP) 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 to learn more.

In this RFP, DYCD is seeking qualified not-for-profit organizations to pilot SONYC programs in settings where comprehensive afterschool services have not typically been located. The pilot programs will target two main groups of middle school youth:

  • Youth living in Department of Homeless Services (DHS) Family Shelters.
  • Justice-involved youth in (a) Secure Detention (SD), (b) Non-Secure Detention (NSD) and (c) Non-Secure Placement (NSP).

It is anticipated that the term of the contracts awarded from this RFP will be from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016 with an option to renew for two additional years.

The pre-proposal conference for this RFP will be held on May 13, 2015 at 2:00pm at 2 Lafayette, 14th floor Auditorium New York, NY 10007.

If you have questions about this solicitation please send an email to indicating “SONYCRFP” in the subject line.

**Deadline for this RFP is June 9, 2015 at 2:00pm in the HHS Accelerator system**

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