Request for Proposal (RFP): VSP-CoC Data and Performance Strategy 


CSH is seeking up to three sub-contractor(s). Two sub-contractors must have lived experience of being housed or connected to housing by a Victim Service Provider (such as a domestic violence provider). The third sub-contractor must have skills, knowledge, expertise in the area of connecting people to housing through a Victim Service Provider. The skills, knowledge, expertise may be obtained through direct work at a Victim Service Provider and/or through the provision of technical assistance to Victim Service Providers. 

The subcontractor(s) will support CSH, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and other partners in developing a data and performance strategy for Victim Service Providers and Continuums of Care (which coordinate community efforts to end homelessness) to improve coordination and services for survivors of domestic violence who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness. In addition, the subcontractors will support CSH and other partners developing and sharing trauma- and equity-informed best practices for addressing the needs of survivors while meeting federal requirements. This subcontract opportunity can commence as early as December 1, 2022, and go through December 31, 2023.

The sub-contractor’s work will mainly comprise of the following:

  1. Work Group Membership: The subcontractor(s) will participate in a work group with CSH, other Technical Assistance Providers, Victim Service Providers, and federal partners to develop the data and performance strategy. The workgroup will also identify barriers and develop best practices for trauma- and equity-informed services for survivors. 
  2. Products: The subcontractor(s) will support CSH in developing materials and written or other products related to the data strategy and best practices identified by the work group.  
  3. Coordination: Subcontractor(s) are responsible for coordinating with CSH, through regular email and virtual communication as assigned.
  4. Reporting: The subcontractor(s) will complete required federal reporting for work conducted on this agreement.

Milestones and Deliverables:

Deliverable 1: The subcontractor(s) will support the development of a Victim Service Providers-Continuum of Care data and performance strategy.

Deliverable 2: The subcontractor(s) will support the development of products (such as materials and products) as assigned.

Funding Available:  An amount not to exceed $60,000 is available for this project.

Application Process

In order to be considered for this subcontracting opportunity, completed versions of the forms below must be submitted to fedta@csh.org no later than Wednesday, November 30, 2022. Successful applicants will be awarded on a conditional basis, pending a conflict-of-interest review and submission of additional documents concerning rate substantiation and invoicing capacity. 

You may apply as an individual subcontractor or as an organization, including up to 6 staff members in the application. The following forms are included:

Please submit: all completed forms, your resume (or resumes for all staff members listed on Attachment C), and a 2-paragraph description of your core competencies and accomplishments (or applying organization’s competencies) along with a sample of supporting documentation generated by your organization’s financial management system1 that can demonstrate your ability to comply with 2 CFR 200.302 and 2 CF 200.303 to fedta@csh.org by Wednesday, November 30, 2022.

*Proof of Financial Management System documentation requirement does not apply to individual contractor/sole proprietors.

In order to be considered for this subcontracting opportunity, full completion and submission of the forms below are required by Wednesday, November 30, 2022. Organizations applying must be able to comply with the administrative and financial management requirements of the prime award from HUD, including the financial management standards for funds control and accountability, as specified in 2 CFR 200.302 and 2 CFR 200.303. Organizations cannot have existing, pending or expired debarments that preclude them from doing business with the United States government and cannot have convictions for, nor have any pending indictments for, fraud or a criminal offense in connection with a public contract or subcontract. Organizations who receive funding under a sub-recipient subaward must have an active registration on the System for Award Management found at sam.gov.

All of the application information and forms must be submitted fully completed for consideration.


CSH will evaluate applications and select a valid proposal utilizing the following criteria:

  • Demonstrated successful performance of substantially similar work;
  • Experience and qualifications;
  • Rate reasonableness and overall cost of services; and
  • Ability to comply with the administrative and financial management requirements of the prime award from HUD.

We will contact you regarding the determination of adding you as a CSH subcontractor. Please note that CSH requires subcontractors, including individuals and sole proprietors, to carry workers’ compensation and commercial general liability insurance while performing work under a CSH subcontract.

If you have any questions, please contact fedta@csh.org.


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