Purchasing Department

Bids / Proposals

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From time to time, the County of Kalamazoo will request bids and or proposals from vendors. This page has been provided allowing access to such requests, guidelines and specifications. If you need assistance downloading the files located on this page, please use our specially designed help page.

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PHONE (269) 383-8967

Text Box: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
Bureau of Community Action and Economic Opportunity
Kalamazoo County Service Area
Request for Proposal (RFP)


September 26, 2018

This RFP is being issued to solicit an existing Community Action Agency (CAA) within the Michigan Network to administer the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) and Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) funding within Kalamazoo County.  Bidders may apply independently for CSBG or WAP funds, or a combination of both.  If applying for both, only one bid response is necessary. 

Questions regarding the content of this RFP must be made by email to Kris Schoenow At MDHHS-BCAEO@michigan.gov on or before September 28, 2018.

Bid responses will be accepted only through MDHHS-BCAEO@michigan.gov

  • Hard copy responses will not be accepted.
  • Bid responses submitted in person, or via surface mail, fax, or email transmission will not be accepted

Bids will be accepted at the above address until the time and date specified below and immediately after will be publicly opened and read aloud.

        POST DATE:                                        September 26, 2018

        QUESTIONS DUE:                               September 28, 2018

         ID CLOSING DATE:                           October 26 2018 5:00 P.M., Local Time

A complete bid response includes submission of Section IV, Bid Response, with the services plan(s) and the budget(s), as required in the RFP. To be considered, the bid response must be received by MDHHS-BCAEO@michigan.gov by the 5:00 pm on October 26, 2018.

To complete a bid response, include the following steps:

   Complete Section IV, Bid Response as well as a Service Plan and Budget/Expenditure Plan for each service (CSBG, WAP—DOE and LIHEAP) you are applying for.

   Include all information outlined in the Bidder Application Packet as listed below.


(Community Action Agency RFP.pdf)