Request for Proposals for the Strategic Investment Plan for OFCY FY2019-2022


Bidders Conference and Email Technical Assistance - July 5, 2017

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RFP Release Date: Friday, June 16, 2017

This Request for Proposals (RFP) is being issued by the City of Oakland to identify qualified firms or individuals (contractor), and solicit proposals to provide strategic planning consulting services for the Oakland Fund for Children and Youth (OFCY). The contractor will facilitate the planning process conducted by OFCY and produce the 2019-2022 Strategic Plan for approval by the Oakland City Council.

Please carefully review the entire RFP which can be downloaded here.

There will be a Pre-Proposal Meeting (highly recommended) on:  Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 11:00 AM at City of Oakland, 1 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Hearing Room 3, Oakland, CA 94612.

Proposal Submittal Deadline:  2:00PM Thursday, July 13, 2017.  Six (6) hard copies of the proposal must arrive at the Contracts and Compliance Division, 250 Frank Ogawa Plaza, 3rd Floor, Suite 3341, Oakland, CA. 94612 by 2:00 PM. Proposals not received at the above location by the Proposal Submittal Deadline are late and will be returned to proposers unopened. 

In addition, all responders are required to register on iSupplier and provide an electronic submission of your proposal and sample work by the July 13, 2017 2:00pm deadline.

Note: All who wish to participate in this RFP must register through iSupplier at ( in order to receive updates on this RFP, invoice payments if selected, and direct notification of future bid opportunities.  Free copies of the RFP documents and Addenda (if any) are available in iSupplier.  Hard copies will NOT be available for purchase from the City.  If you experience technical difficulties with registration, please send an email to and advise that you need to expedite registration for this RFP.

iSupplier Registration: Upon completion of your iSupplier registration, please send an email to with "RFP FOR A STRATEGIC INVESTMENT PLAN OF THE OAKLAND FUND FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH (OFCY) FY 2019-2022" as the subject and advise of registration completion. Contracts and Compliance will reply via email with further instructions.

The successful Contractor must comply with all applicable City policies and programs. Details are provided in the RFP document, online at For copies of forms and schedules please go to  

Applicable programs: ♦ Equal Benefits ♦ 50% L/SLBE ♦ Minimum Wage ♦ Living Wage ♦ The City of Oakland's Campaign Reform Act ♦ Post-project Consultant Evaluation ♦ Prompt Payment ♦ Arizona Boycott   ♦ Dispute Disclosure

For questions regarding project management, contact Mike Wetzel at or (510) 238-3242; contract administration, Paula Peav at or (510) 238-3190; and contract compliance, Vivian Inman at or (510) 238-6261.

Please Note - The City Council reserves the right to reject any and all proposals.