DFSS Youth Services Enrichment Program RFP

June 6, 2019

DFSS is looking for high quality after school programming that demonstrates the integration of best practice.  Contracts will be awarded using the selection criteria outlined in the guidance to applicants and selection criteria sections of the RFP and regarding balancing program locations, the age of the youth to be served, and the type of programming offered.


For more information, please refer to the application posted on the City of Chicago’s eProcurement page: https://eprocurement.cityofchicago.org/OA_HTML/OA.jsp?OAFunc=PON_ABSTRACT_PAGE&PON_NEGOTIATION_STATUS=ACTIVE


A note about the City’s eProcurement System:

For those who have not done business with the City of Chicago before, registration in iSupplier is the first step to ensuring your agency’s ability to conduct business with the City of Chicago and DFSS. Please allow five to seven days for your registration to be processed.

Current contractors need only to start an application via their existing iSupplier/eProcurement account.  

All vendors must have a Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN) and an IRS W9 for registration and confirmation of vendor business information.



July 16, 2019

 12:00, NOON CST

Proposals must be submitted via on-line application.

E-mailed or faxed proposals will not be accepted.



A Pre-Proposal Webinar will be held on June 12, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.           


Please register prior to the Webinar’s start using the link found in the RFP and above.  A link to the completed Webinar will be available on-line after the time and date listed above for those who cannot attend at the live scheduled time. 

Additional in-person pre-submittal conferences have been scheduled at the following locations and times:

June 14 at Malcolm X College, 1900 W. Jackson Blvd, Conference Room C,

from 10:00 a.m. -12:00 noon 

June 19 at Martin Luther King Center, 4314 S. Cottage Grove,

from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

The purpose of these pre-submittal events is to clarify the RFP process and the scope of the required services.  Attendance is not mandatory, but it is strongly suggested that interested applicants attend.

DFSS Youth Services Enrichment Program RFP Webinar


Lisa Morrison Butler
Department of Family and Support Services
Lori E. Lightfoot
City of Chicago






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