Contracting with Ramsey County
- RCCHS partners with contracted community vendors to meet county residents' needs
- A Request for Proposal (RFP) is issued when program staff identify a service need.
- The RFP process is open and competitive.
If you are responding to an RFP for the first time, or want more information about the RFP process at RCCHS, please view this 23-minute RFP video. It provides an overview of the process, and highlights important elements to include in your proposal. If your questions are not answered after viewing it, contact AskHumanServices. On subject line, type RFP. In email body, include your name, agency, contact information, type of service you provide and your comments.
RCCHS posts all RFP's with Onvia/Demand Star. Onvia is free and automatically notifies registered agencies. Once registered:
- Select the FREE AGENCY option.
- On the form that opens, furnish pertinent information for your business.
- Enter Ramsey County in the Agency Name field.
If you have questions or need technical assistance, call (800) 711-1712.
See Onvia Information & Registration | W 9 (pdf)
DHS MA-HCBS Waiver Services
Starting January 1, 2014, the MN Department of Human Services (DHS) will contract for all Medical Assistance Home and Community Based Waiver Services. If you are interested in obtaining a Medical Assistance Home and Community Based Waiver Service contract, you can enroll with DHS. | Learn more about DHS Waiver Providers and Enroll
CERT for small businesses
Ramsey County procurement policies allow Ramsey County departments to contract directly with a CERT registered provider for contracts up to $25,000 without a solicitation process. Small for-profit businesses and Women-Owned or Minority-Owned businesses may register as CERT providers. | Learn more about CERT and register as a small business
Current Request for Proposals (RFP's)
Proposals for supportive services and/or direct assistance to resolve incidences of homelessness or eliminate the threat of homelessness. | Posted 12-23-14 | Presolicitation 1-9-15 (1:00 - 3:00) at 160 East Kellogg #7600 | Closes 2-12-2015 at 2:00 pm
Family Homeless Prevention RFP (pdf) | FHP RFP (23 pp Word) | Need & Service (Word) | Organization Data (Word) | FHP Budget Form (Excel) | Budget Form (pdf)
Request for Proposals (RFP'S) on-going
Base-Rate Group Residential Housing for Adult Men and Women with Chemical Dependency or Co-occurring Chemical Dependency and Mental Illness
CD & MI RFP (pdf) | CD & MI RFP (29 pp Word) | Posted 8-12-2013 on going
Long-term Homeless Group Residential Housing with Vendor Fact Sheet Form
Housing Solicitation of Agreement (pdf) | Housing Solicitation of Agreements (40 pp Word)
Updated 2/1/2013 - on going
Forms and Resources
Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services - CLAS StandardsCulturally and LInguistically Appropriate Services - CLAS Standards (5 pp Word)
Proposed Annual Budget and Start Up Funding Needs (Word)
Proposed Schedule of Positions and Salaries (Word)
Contractor Information and Reference Form Contractor Information & Reference Form (fillable pdf)
Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org