​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Office of Aging and People with Disabilities periodically offers funding opportunities for projects and initiatives that support Oregonians. Listed below are opportunities that are either active ​or wi​ll soon be introduced.​ These are courtesy notices about procurement opportunities. Interested vendors can find more information about these opportunities by going directly to OregonBuys.


Community Services for Deaf, Deafblind, Deaf With Additional Disabilities, and Hard of Hearing Oregonians

The ODHS Office of Aging and People with Disabilities (APD) recognizes the essential role of community-based organizations in community-led, culturally, and linguistically responsive case management and advocacy. APD acknowledges that there is a need for culturally responsive services for Deaf and Hard-of[1]Hearing Oregonians when trying to navigate health, legal, education and other public services. APD recognizes that organizations staffed with, and directed by, people with cultural and linguistic knowledge, sensitivity, and lived-experiences are critically important to provide culturally-responsive services that will meet these needs. This Request for Proposals seeks to create opportunities for one or more nonprofit organizations to provide accessible case management and advocacy services for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Oregon residents.

Status

The bid solicitation is open through July 22, 2022.

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Congregate Meal Infrastructure Grants

The ODHS Office of Aging and People with Disabilities invites organizations to submit an application to participate in a Congregate Meal Modernization Infrastructure Grant Program for eligible congregate meal providers/sites that serve Oregonians through Older American Act funding. 

Status

The bid solicitation is open through July 29, 2022.

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Transportation Infrastructure Grants

The ODHS Office of Aging and People with Disabilities invites applications for Transportation Modernization Grants for services that are primarily for older adults and people ​with disabilities living in Oregon.

Status

The bid solicitation is open through July 29, 2022.

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​Mental Health Support Evidence-Based Community Intervention

The ODHS Office of Aging and People with Disabilities is seeking proposals that provide mental health support services through Evidenced Based Community Intervention as described by the federal Administration for Community Living (ACL). To see the ACL definition of Evidence Based Community, visit the administration's website. The bid solicitation issued in OregonBuys does not include all ACL programs; it is focused on Mental Health Support and Evidence-Base Community Intervention services.

Status

The bid solicitation closed on May 31, 2022.

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Wage and Cost Study of Long Term Care Providers

The ODHS Office of Aging and People is seeking proposals for a study to be conducted to ascertain long-term care provider wages and related costs in providing long term care services to consumers. The Wage and Cost Study of Long Term Care Providers shall involve collection of various types of data acquired directly from long-term care provider records regarding services provided to consumers utilizing direct care workers. The result of study data collected shall be included in periodic and final reports.  

Status

The bid solicitation closed on June 6, 2022.

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Innovation Fund

The Office of Aging and People with Disabilities' Innovation Fund supports innovative projects that improve services for older adults and people with disabilities. APD has a total of $3 million to support innovative projects, with at least $2 million designated for projects focused on equity. Equity focused projects may include those serving communities and groups that have experienced barriers in accessing services and supports. Successful projects will be funded through a Request for Grant Proposals competitive process managed by the Office of Contracts and Procurement.

Status

The Request for Grant Proposal solicitation ​closed on May 10,2022.  Submissions will be evaluated in the coming weeks.

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Additional background​

University of Oregon Report - Innovation in the Public Sector: An Evaluation









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