MDHHS issues Requests for Proposals for domestic violence comprehensive services in select counties

MDHHS issues Requests for Proposals for domestic violence comprehensive services in select counties

August 5, 2021 | Lansing, MI | AMN – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has issued a Request for Proposals (RFPs) to provide services to victims of domestic/intimate partner and dating violence, as well as their dependent children, in Muskegon, Monroe, Cass, St. Joseph and Van Buren counties.

The Domestic Violence Comprehensive Services Competitive Supplemental RFP supports a wide range of flexible supportive services and resources, including temporary emergency housing; individual/group support; emergency intervention services; systems change, community education and public awareness; advocacy and supportive services; and counseling/therapy.

This RFP is open to Native American tribes and 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations, including faith-based organizations, providing domestic violence services. A total of $1,419,811 million is available in this RFP, and MDHHS anticipates issuing approximately five awards. Applicants must apply to cover one of the three service areas listed below:

  • Muskegon County – maximum of $570,733 available
  • Monroe County – maximum of $320,055 available
  • Cass, St. Joseph and Van Buren counties – maximum of $529,023 available

Funded applicants will receive ongoing technical assistance from the MDHHS project coordinator. Technical assistance will include help with program start-up, reporting requirements and barriers to program implementation.

Grant applications for the Domestic Violence Comprehensive Services Competitive Supplemental RFP must be submitted electronically through the MI E-Grants program by 3 p.m. on Aug.27.  The program period begins Oct. 1, 2021 and ends Sept. 30, 2022.

For more information or to apply, visit the MI E-Grants website and select “About EGrAMS” link in the left panel to access the “Competitive Application Instructions” training manual. The complete RFP can be accessed under the ‘Current Grants’ section under the “Bureau of Community Services” link and selecting the “DVCCS-2022” grant program.

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