B. RFP Review Criteria

Homeless Services RFP

Proposal Review Criteria



Application scores will be developed using the review criteria listed below. Resulting scores will serve as a guide for initial discussion and more comprehensive evaluation of proposals by the review panel.  Final selections will not be based solely on initial point scores.



Proposal Review Criteria

Points Available

Reference to Application Questions

1. ORGANIZATIONAL CAPACITY: To what extent does the proposal exhibit the organizational capacity to support the proposed services?

30 points

Agency Overview: 1, 2, 3, 8,9,10

2. NEED: To what extent does the proposal clearly describe and document a pressing community need that aligns with goals and objectives outlined in the RFP?

10 points

Program Application: 1

3. PROGRAM DESIGN: To what extent does the proposed program align with RFP guidelines and known best practices, and how likely is it to be effective in achieving the City's goals and objectives with regard to homelessness as described in the RFP?  

40 points

Program Application: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12

4. CULTURAL RELEVANCE: To what extent does the proposal accurately describe and respond to the demonstrated needs of the target population?

10 points

Agency Overview: 4, 6, 7

Program Application: 11

5. EFFECTIVE USE OF FUNDS: To what extent does the proposal demonstrate budget reasonableness, and to what extent does it leverage other resources?

10 points

Program Application: 13, 14



Last Updated: 08/14/2017

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