CSH Second Round Feasibility Technical Assistance Competition Open

Quick Facts

Opportunity Status
Available Funding
Issue Area
Supported Activities

CSH announced their second round competition for feasibility technical assistance as part of their 2014 Social Innovation Fund Pay for Success grant award from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) Social Innovation Fund (SIF). 

Through its RFP, released on January 4, 2016, CSH is seeking proposals from Government (state, county or city), tribes or eligible non-profit organizations interested in receiving technical assistance from CSH and its partners to determine the feasibility of a Pay for Success initiative focused on supportive housing for vulnerable populations.

Questions? Email [email protected] 

Key Dates

  • January 14, 2016, 1pm ET: Introductory Webinar for Potential Applicants CSH will host a live webinar to provide an overview of Pay for Success and supportive housing, describe the technical assistance available through the grant, and walk through the RFP. The recording of the webinar will be posted here once available.
  • February 1, 2016: Letters of interest are due Letters are strongly encouraged but are not required.
  • February 4, 2016, 1pm ET (tentative): Follow-Up Webinar This webinar will repeat some of the basic content from the January 14 webinar for new participants, but will provide more details about the RFP and include a significant amount of time for questions that may arise as prospective applicants are completing RFP responses.
  • February 19, 2016: Completed RFP responses due.
  • April 1, 2016 (tentative): Awards Announcement

Please see the RFP for additional dates and details or email [email protected]

Eligible Applicants

  • Government (state, county or city), tribes
  • Eligible* non-profit organizations including health care organizations such as managed care organizations or non-profit hospitals. Lead applicants that are not intending to serve as end payors should be bringing the relevant government partners or other anticipated end payors (those entities who will make success payments) to the table. *Eligible nonprofit organizations include those described in section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and exempt from taxation under section 501(a) and any organization described in sections 170(c)(1) or (2) of the Internal Revenue Code
  • Should have a strong interest in receiving technical assistance to explore a Pay for Success initiative with supportive housing as the targeted intervention.

Technical Assistance Opportunity

  • CSH will select 4-6 Sub-Recipients in this second round.
  • Selected applicants will receive services valued at an estimated $75,000 to $100,000 and have access to $15,000 in additional resources to defray their costs to participate in the PFS pilot.
  • Sub-Recipients will also receive a complimentary membership to CSH’s Training center, which includes resources, webinars, and e-classes designed to support the creation of quality supportive housing.
  • For more information on the available technical assistance, please see the RFP.