Past Opportunities


Request for Proposals for Social Enterprises

Posted on September 30, 2016

The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office is soliciting proposals from qualified applicants to plan and pilot new, or expand or replicate existing, social enterprises serving young people at risk of justice system involvement and reentering/formerly incarcerated individuals in New York City. Social enterprises constitute a promising approach to providing pathways to economic self-sufficiency among young people who may face challenges in securing meaningful employment due to limited education and lack of work experience.

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Request for Proposals for Programs for Foster Youth Transitioning to Adulthood

Posted on September 30, 2016

The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office (DANY) is soliciting proposals to plan and pilot OR scale up innovative programs and approaches for foster youth (ages 16 to 24) who are close to transitioning to adulthood or who have recently transitioned to adulthood from the foster care system. Those who age out of foster care without a permanent family arrangement are at significantly elevated risk of criminal justice system involvement and other negative life outcomes.

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Request for Proposals for Early Diversion Programs for Young Adults and Adults

Posted on September 30, 2016

The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office is soliciting proposals to plan and implement diversion programs after arrest and before arraignment (or, “early diversion” programs) to divert young adults and adults arrested for low-level offenses who do not have a criminal record from court processing to effective and tailored community-based responses. Early diversion programs provide a proportional response to low-level crime and a meaningful intervention to put young adults and adults on a path to success.

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Request for Proposals for Evaluation of College-in-Prison Reentry Initiative

Posted on July 13, 2016

With funding from the Ford Foundation, the Institute for State and Local Governance (ISLG) solicited proposals for a rigorous evaluation of the College-in-Prison Reentry Initiative across multiple sites in New York State. As part of its Criminal Justice Investment Initiative (CJII), the Manhattan District Attorney's Office has committed $7.5 million to fund the College-in-Prison Reentry Initiative, which supports postsecondary, college-level ...

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Request for Proposals to Increase Access to Services for Survivors of Crime

Posted on June 23, 2016

Updated October 17, 2016 As part of CJII, the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office and the Institute for State and Local Governance (ISLG) are soliciting proposals that increase access to services for survivors of crime, particularly those from underserved groups. Programs that address barriers to service access have the potential to increase service usage and increase reporting, both of which may improve survivor outcomes. Increased use of ...

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Requests for Proposals for Youth Opportunity Hubs

Posted on June 23, 2016

The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office and the Institute for State and Local Governance (ISLG) are soliciting proposals to plan, pilot, and implement Youth Opportunity Hubs to provide wraparound support and opportunities to youth and young adults.

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Request for Proposals for Family and Youth Development Programs

Posted on June 23, 2016

As part of CJII, the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office and the Institute for State and Local Governance (ISLG) solicited proposals to expand the capacity of and/or implement family and youth development programs for populations at elevated risk of poor life outcomes, including eventual justice system involvement. Families living in New York City (and indeed, elsewhere) face stressors that can have a negative effect on youth and family ...

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Request for Proposals for College-in-Prison Reentry Programs

Posted on February 12, 2016

The CUNY Institute for State and Local Governance is seeking proposals from educational institutions to provide college-level classes in prisons operated by the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision.

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