Funding Opportunities

Funding Opportunities 


The Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing regularly seek proposals from organizations interested in contracting with the Department to provide social services, shelter, and housing to people experiencing homelessness in San Francisco or provide professional services to the Department.


Current Requests for Proposals (RFPs) / Requests for Qualifications (RFQs)


RFP #111: Homelessness Response System Housing Solutions, Homelessness Prevention Assistance, and Rapid Rehousing

Description: The City and County of San Francisco (City) Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing (HSH) invites proposals from qualified Proposers* to deliver two critical elements of its Homelessness Response System: (1) Homelessness Prevention Assistance (a component of Problem Solving); and (2) Rapid Rehousing. Both intervention types use flexible and time-limited forms of assistance to either prevent households from ever entering the Homelessness Response System or, if they are already experiencing homelessness, to quickly help them secure a stable housing solution.

RFP Schedule:

  • RFP Issued 4/11/18
  • Registration for Pre-Proposal Conference (5 pm) 4/16/18
  • Pre-Proposal Conference (9 am) 4/19/18
  • RFP Questions Deadline (5 pm) 4/20/18
  • RFP Answers and Clarifications Published 4/24/18
  • Proposals Deadline (12 pm Noon) 5/11/18
  • Intent to Award Grants Notification5/25/18
  • Grant Agreements Commence 7/1/18 

Each date subject to change.  Check Office of Contract Administration website for latest schedule. 

RFP Questions and Communications

  • Interested parties are directed NOT to contact any employees, agents or officials of the City other than those specifically designated in this RFP. No questions will be accepted after the RFP Questions Deadline with the exception of Proposer-specific City vendor compliance form questions.
  • Pre-Proposal Conference in-person attendance is recommended. See RFP Section 3 for more information.
  • All questions must be submitted by e-mail to by the RFP Questions Deadline.

RFP #111 Questions and Answers (Published April 24, 2019)

RFP 111 Pre-Proposal Conference Sign-In Sheet (Published April 26, 2018) 

Click here to access the full RFP