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Massachusetts Community Services Block Grant Third Party Validator

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000585471

Bid Title: Massachusetts Community Services Block Grant Third Party Validator

Agency Bid No. Title: DHCD2016-17

Received Date: 05/30/2016

Close Date: 06/24/2016

Purchase Type: Term:

Delivery Point: Not Stated, Massachusetts

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Questions Due By 06/01/2016 05:00 PM


Specifications include, but are not limited to: In accordance with federal statutes, regulations, and CSBG Information Memoranda (IM) issued by the federal Office of Community Services (OCS), the Department is responsible for the oversight and monitoring of the CSBG program and ensuring compliance with program requirements. The purpose of this RFR is to solicit proposals from qualified bidders, who may be individuals or firms, to provide technical consultation and support in the monitoring of the state's eligible entities and in performing the Department's federally mandated compliance monitoring services for the CSBG program. This requires knowledge and extensive experience working with the federal CSBG program, including knowledge of relevant regulations, statutes, and IM, including CSBG IM Number 138 "State Establishment of Organizational Standards for CSBG Eligible Entities" issued by OCS on January 26, 2015, as well as state regulations and relevant Departmental policies and procedures. Additionally, this requires a working knowledge of the designated anti-poverty agencies that manage federal grants, such as Head Start, Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), Heating Emergency Assistance Retrofit Task Weatherization Assistance Program (HEARTWAP), and the Department of Energy Weatherization Assistance Program (DOE WAP).

Product Codes: 95200, 95281

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development

State: Massachusetts

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Edward Kiely 100 Cambridge St., Suite 300, Boston, Massachusetts, 02114

Phone: 617-573-1406




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