Published on: Friday, June 17, 2022 Public Notices

Request for Proposals: Contract for Services: Direct Cash Assistance Program Implementation RFP #ARPA-2022-07-11


Publication Date

Request for Proposals (RFP) documents will be available beginning June 17, 2022.


Proposals are due no later than 11:59 p.m. on July 11, 2022.


The City of Takoma Park invites qualified organizations to submit responses (“proposals”) to this Request for Proposals to assist the City in recruiting beneficiaries, processing applications and distributing ARPA (American Rescue Plan Act) funded Direct Cash Assistance grants to eligible residents. Qualified organizations are defined as follows:

  • Certified (501c3 status) nonprofit organization(s) with a social service focus and having established networks with other community-based organizations located in Prince George’s County, MD or Montgomery County, MD;
  • Private sector entity (e.g., LLC, C-Corp) in collaboration with a certified nonprofit organization as described above (the lead entity may be either the private sector entity or the nonprofit organization);
  • Knowledgeable of target population located in the City of Takoma Park;
  • Experience working with low- to moderate-income households preferred.

The City of Takoma Park has been designated as a Non- Entitlement Unit of Local Government (NEU) by the U.S. Department of the Treasury and is a recipient of State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (SLRF) under the American Rescue Plan Act. The selected organization will be a subrecipient to the City of Takoma Park using ARPA/SLRF awarded by the State of Maryland and the U.S. Department of the Treasury. The selected organization, or organizations, will be subject to compliance and reporting requirements as determined by the grantor, the U.S Department of the Treasury. During the first meeting with the selected organization, the City of Takoma Park will detail the reporting requirements for the subject program.

Read the RFP in its entirety here.



Vernae Martin, ARPA Manager
Telephone: 301.891.7224