REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP)
The Aging Commission of the Mid-South, the area agency on aging and disability (AAAD), for PSA 9 which includes the City of Memphis, and Fayette, Lauderdale, Shelby and Tipton Counties in West Tennessee is soliciting proposals from public, private, non-profit and profit-making organizations to provide transportation services to older adults and adults with disabilities in our geographic area.
The grant period for program funding to selected providers will be January 1, 2016 ? June 30, 2016. The grant period may be extended for additional years. Funds will be available under the Older Americans Act. These funds are not intended for capital expenditures. The Aging Commission of the Mid-South reserves the right to negotiate additional contracts under this RFP in subsequent years of the procurement cycle.
Proposal submitted must address our planning and service area and; serve persons 60 years of age and; abide by all State, Federal and Local regulations, policies and procedures as promulgated under the Older Americans Act. For certain designated services, as specifically outlined in the RFP, preference will be given to organizations which can provide such service throughout the geographic area.
This request for proposals is authorized by the Older Americans Act, as amended in 2000. In accordance with the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 45, Part 74 and the Tennessee Commission on Aging Policies and Procedures, this notice constitutes meeting Federal procurement standards.
Interested applicants should request an RFP Transportation Fact Sheet by contacting Elaine Graf at firstname.lastname@example.org or Aging Commission of the Mid-South, 2670 Union Avenue Extended, Suite 1000, Memphis, TN 38112. Letters of Interest are due by September 10, 2015. The DEADLINE for submitting and accepting completed proposals is October 5, 2015, at 4 pm CST. Due to competitive nature, deadlines shall not be extended.