Request for Interest (RFI) #694
Community Action Projects
Housing-Shelter / Employment-Jobs/ Food-Nutrition/Comprehensive Health Services

Contra Costa County Employment & Human Services Department (EHSD), Community Services Bureau announces Request for Interest (RFI) # 694 seeking applications from eligible organizations to design and deliver Community Action projects in alignment with the 2020-2021 Contra Costa County Community Action Plan. Successful bidders will be awarded contracts that will not exceed $99,999 for the term March 1, 2020 – February 29, 2021.


The Employment & Human Services Department (EHSD), Community Services Bureau serves as the federally designated Community Action Agency for Contra Costa County. It is part of the national Community Action Partnership (CAP) network of over 1,100 agencies that work to alleviate poverty and empower low-income families in communities throughout the United States. The Community Action Partnership is a public organization established under the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 The federal Department of Health and Human Services administers the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) program funds which are then allocated annually to participating CSBG states. The CSBG administrator for California is the California Department of Community Services and Development (CSD). CSD distributes allocations within the state to the existing network of Community Action Agencies and additional community partners, which includes EHSD. Community needs are met and program goals achieved by partnering with community members, establishing and fostering community partnerships; developing and adapting new and innovative initiatives and working with other community-based and public organizations to leverage funding.

Additional Information
November 5, 2019