Milwaukee County CPS and Child Welfare Contract and Grant Opportunities The Division of Milwaukee Child Protective Services is fortunate to contract with many community organizations who provide quality programming for children and families. These competitive contracts and grants are awarded through a Request for Proposal (RFP). All active DMCPS Request for Proposals are listed below. If you have not yet registered to become a bidder for the State of Wisconsin's contracts and grants, please visit eSupplier and complete the online registration form. Responses to RFPs are strongly encouraged to be submitted through eSupplier. You will also find additional funding opportunities for other state agencies. Open DMCPS Request For Proposals Domestic Violence Education - Milwaukee Program The Division of Milwaukee Child Protective Services (DMCPS) within the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families (DCF) is soliciting applications for the Domestic Violence Education - Milwaukee Program to provide outreach and group education as well referrals to therapy and other needed services for families experiencing domestic violence in Milwaukee County. To learn more about this opportunity or to apply, please visit esupplier.wi.gov. The State as represented by DCF intends to use the results of this Request for Grant Proposal (RFP) to make multiple contract awards with at least one award allocated for services to perpetrators of domestic violence. Eligible Applicants: This application is open to non-profit and for-profit entities. Issue Date: August 15, 2022 Due Date and Time: September 19, 2022 (2PM CST) Out of Home Care Provider Registration and Contracts The OHC Provider application can be found here. Child Welfare Rapid Response - Milwaukee Program The Department of Children and Families (DCF) has issued a request for proposal (RFP) for a new Child Welfare Rapid Response program for the Milwaukee County child welfare system. The purpose of this program is to provide short-term crisis intervention and stabilization services for children involved in Division of Milwaukee Child Protective Services (DMCPS) programming who are experiencing a mental health or other behavioral crises. These voluntary services shall consist of a responsive intake process inclusive of prioritizing cases, crisis management services, clinical services, and communication/collaboration with the DMCPS contracted case manager/initial assessment specialist assigned to the case. The contractor will be expected to be able to support the youth in crisis as well as the caregiver in de-escalating the youth’s crisis, supporting the caregivers as needed, and providing follow up supportive services to reduce additional crises. To learn more about this opportunity or to apply, please visit esupplier.wi.gov Eligible Applicants: This application is open to non-profit and for-profit entities. Issue Date: September 7, 2022 Due Date and Time: October 12, 2022 (2PM CST) Frequently Asked Questions: How can I learn about other DCF and State of Wisconsin contract and grant opportunities? Competitive contract and grant opportunities may be found on eSupplier and are listed on the DCF Grant Application Opportunities webpage. How do I respond to an open RFP? Specific application instructions are provided in the RFP. Typically proposals are submitted through the Wisconsin eSupplier portal. Please register on the website if you have not yet done so. I have a question about a contract or grant opportunity. Who can I ask? All questions regarding an open RFP contract or grant should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.