REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (FDDC RFP #2017-WF-14400)
2 Waiver Provider Compensation Stakeholders Workgroup
The Florida Developmental Disabilities Council, Inc. (FDDC) is pleased to announce that this request for proposals (RFP #2017-WF-14400) is released to conduct research, convene a workgroup, and identify recommendations for competitive compensation for a minimum of two (2) categories of direct and community-based service providers. These recommendations will be used by the Council and other stakeholders in future advocacy efforts to enhance and expand the number and quality of direct and community-based providers statewide. It is hoped that any rate increases that are secured will include an amount set aside for salary increases for the direct support professionals employed by provider agencies.
Individuals, not-for-profit, and for-profit agencies may submit proposals in response to this RFP. FDDC has set aside a maximum of $120,000 federal funds for a period not to exceed one (1) year for fiscal support of this RFP. The exact amount of this contract will be developed during contract negotiations.
Copies of this RFP can be downloaded from the FDDC website (www.fddc.org) or copies may be requested by writing FDDC at 124 Marriott Drive, Suite 203, Tallahassee, FL 32301, or calling (850) 488-4180 or Toll Free 1-800-580-7801 or TDD Toll Free (888) 488-8633.
The deadline for submitting written questions and letters of intent for this RFP is January 25, 2017 by 4:00 p.m. (EST) Letters of intent are encouraged but not mandatory. Letters of Intent will only be accepted by fax, mail, or hand delivery. Letters of Intent by email will not be accepted. All answers to written questions will be posted on the FDDC website during the week of January 30, 2017. The deadline for submitting proposals for this RFP to FDDC is February 24, 2017 by 2:00 p.m. (EST).
THE ABOVE ANNOUNCEMENT WILL APPEAR IN THE FLORIDA ADMINISTRATIVE REGISTER AND ON THE FDDC WEB PAGE (fddc.org) JANUARY 6, 2017. PLEASE FORWARD ALL REQUESTS FOR COPIES
OF THIS RFP TO CAROLYN WILLIAMS.
QUESTIONS ARE TO BE SUBMITTED IN WRITTEN FORMAT ONLY. THIS IS A LEGAL PROCESS AND WE CANNOT ANSWER QUESTIONS VERBALLY.