Current RFPs

RFP Announcement – Crawford, Erie, and Venango Counties in Pennsylvania

Senior Service America, Inc. (SSAI) is issuing three (3) Request for Proposals (RFP) in Pennsylvania to qualified public or private non-profit 501(c)(3) agencies interested in operating the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP). Through this process, SSAI will award subgrants to qualified agencies to provide part-time community service employment/subsidized work experience opportunities to unemployed, low-income residents 55 and over in the Pennsylvania counties of: Crawford, Erie, and Venango.

An applicant can apply to serve only one county or any combination of the three counties. An applicant that applies to serve more than one county can submit one collective application response.

Each subgrant award is in two parts which total fifteen months. The initial subgrant award is for 3 months starting April 1, 2015 and ending on June 30 2015, and the second subgrant will start on July 1, 2015 and end on June 30, 2015. SSAI will offer subsequent annual subgrants, contingent on performance and availability of funds. SCSEP is authorized by Title V of the Older Americans Act.

Proposal Due Date: Wednesday, December 17, 2014, 4:00 p.m. EST
Bidders’ Webinar: Monday, November 17, 2014, 2:00 p.m. EST
Last Day to Ask Questions: Friday, December 12, 2014
Proposal Contact: Chris Garland, National SCSEP Director
cgarland@ssa-i.org

Estimated Available Funding for 15 months:

Crawford County 17 authorized positions
Estimated available funding $35,493 from April 1, 2015 – June 30, 2015
$141,972 from July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2016
Erie County 38 authorized positions
Estimated available funding $79,336 from April 1, 2015 – June 30, 2015
$317,344 from July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2016
Venango County 11 authorized positions
Estimated available funding $22,966 from April 1, 2015 – June 30, 2015
$91,864 from July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2016

RFP documents:

Bidders’ Webinar: (PowerPoint Slides) and (Recording)

Questions and Answers (PDF)