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Request for Proposals


PUBLIC NOTICE: Request for Qualifications – Legal Counsel under retainer
Release date: 09/16/2019      Respond by: 10/18/2019

By policy the organization rebids professional services on a three-year cycle. The organization seeks to retain counsel for calendar 2020 with an option to extend. Counsel reports to the executive director and Board as needed; Develops approximately 40 contracts for mental healthcare services; Provides consultation to the executive director; Supports the organization’s statutory authority, operational independence, adherence to regulatory requirements.  Full Text of the Request for Qualifications, Instructions for Responding


 

Public Notice: August 29, 2019
▪ Safety Net mental health services
▪ Children and Families mental health services

THIS RFP IS NOW CLOSED.

The Board of Trustees requests proposals for mental health services from qualified, 501c)(3) charitable non-profit mental health organizations in Jackson County, Missouri. Proposals are due electronically October 4, 2019 before 12:00 Noon. Eligibility: Applicant agencies are limited to 2019 community mental health fund contractors. First-time applicants please see the “community investment” page of our website for funding requirements and eligibility. Application: Eligible applicants will be contacted by email with a link to our on-line application page. Each agency is responsible for maintaining its username and password. We cannot recover lost login credentials. Proposals can be saved in draft until finalized and submitted. All attachments to the proposal are uploaded in the application page. The “required documents” page of our website provides sample forms and other information to assist applicants.

Important dates:
∙ September 6, 2019: Our pre-proposal video tutorial is available below and a PDF of slides is available here

∙ Questions can be submitted via email until September 16 at 5:00 PM.
Responses to Applicants’ proposal questions now available.
∙ Deadline: proposals and all attachments must be submitted before October 4, 2019 at 12:00 noon.
∙ November 6 at 9:00 AM (tentative): Appropriations Committee will interview applicants for funding. Location to be announced.

Application does not guarantee funding. If selected for funding, applicants will receive a one-year, performance-based contract that is legally binding. Material omissions or misrepresentation may result in contract termination and legal consequences including recovery of granted funds. The Board of Trustees reserves the right to amend contracts due to non-performance, changes in funding availability, or other causes. Periodic progress reporting is required. Physical facilities and records shall be reasonably open for on-site audit.


We consider these types of applications year-round:

  • Pilot Applications  – for applicant agencies that do not have a grant from the Community Mental Health Fund
  • Community Education – for non-profit agencies
  • Mental Health Innovations – only currently funded agencies are eligible to apply
  • Training Grants – only currently funded agencies are eligible to apply

See our Community Investment page for more information. Please contact us before before submitting your application.  Carefully review the instructions because limitations apply.  It may take up to 60 days for review.

Application does not guarantee funding. If selected for funding, applicants will receive a one-year, performance-based contract that is legally binding. Billing and reporting deadlines are firm. Material non-performance may result in contract termination and legal consequences including recovery of granted funds. The Board of Trustees reserves the right to amend contracts due to changes in funding availability or other causes. Physical facilities and records shall be reasonably open for on-site audit.