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Erie County Legislature Chair Peter Savage Announces 2018 “Operation Primetime” Request for Proposals


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Erie County, NY- Erie County Legislature Chair Peter Savage is pleased to announce that the Erie County Department of Social Services has issued the 2018 Operation Primetime request for proposals for qualified agencies interested in providing Summer Primetime Programming to at-risk youth ages 5-20 residing in Erie County.

A maximum award of $10,000 is potentially available per funding request for local not-for-profit agencies and local youth bureaus to provide community programming. A maximum award of $5,000 is potentially available per funding request for programming provided in the Secure Youth Detention Facility located at 810 East Ferry Street, Buffalo. Applicants applying to run a Youth Development Program in the Erie County Secure Youth Detention Facility may submit two distinct proposals: one for the traditional community-based Youth Development Program, and one for the Detention Facility.

The award period is June 25-August 31, 2018. All programs must operate for a minimum of six weeks during this term.

The request for proposal timetable is as follows:

RFP Released: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 RFP

Informational Meeting: Tuesday, February 27, 2018, 10:30AM 12:00PM at True Bethel Baptist Church, 907 E. Ferry St. Buffalo

Proposals Due: Tuesday, March 13, 2018 by 5:00 pm to the Erie County Youth Bureau, 810 E. Ferry Street, Buffalo

Applicant Interviews: TBA, April, 2018 at True Bethel Baptist Church, 907 E. Ferry St. Buffalo

Notification of Funding: June 2018 pending approval by the Erie County Legislature

You can see the full request for proposals at: http://www2.erie.gov/purchasing/sites/www2.erie.gov.purchasing/files/upl...