Request for Qualifications - SoMa Strategic Planning

Submission Due Date (revised) May 19, 2023 at 5PM

SoMa Fund Strategic Investment Planning Process

MOHCD is seeking proposals from qualified contractors to support MOHCD’s SoMa Fund strategic planning process which includes, data analysis, data collection, tool development and community engagement planning services, investment strategy development, and drafting of plans.

Title: Community Engagement Process and SoMa Community Stabilization Fund Strategic Plan

Term: 12 months (with an option to extend the contract term for another 12 months)

Total Funding Available: $99,500


Please see the attached RFQ document for more information on the contracting opportunity.

RFQ Documents

RFQ Document (PDF) (Revised on 5/15/2023)
Proposal Templates (MS Word)

Time and Place for Submission of Responses

  1. Responses and all related materials must be received by 5:00 pm on May 19, 2023.
  2. Responses must be submitted to in a single email.
  3. When submitting package via email, subject line should be labeled "SoMa Fund Strategic Investment Planning Process RFQ, 2023 Proposal". 
  4. Late submissions will not be considered.
  5. An email will be sent to confirm successful submission within three business days after the submission. 

RFQ Questions and Responses

Please submit additional questions about the RFQ in writing to by 5pm on March 29. 2023. We will do our best to post our response to your questions on March 31, 2023 below.

Q and A Document (Issued on 3/31/23)

SOMA Community Stabilization Fund Background & Strategic Plan

SOMA Community Stabilization Fund Strategic Goals, Objectives and Activities


RFQ Timeline

Dates are subject to change

RFQ Issued
March 17, 2023

RFQ Webinar
March 22, 2023 at 11AM

Deadline for Questions
March 29, 2023 at 5PM

Response to Questions Posted on MOHCD Website
March 31, 2023

Deadline for Submission 
May 19, 2023 at 5PM

Intent to Award Letters Sent
June 2023

Contract Term Begins
July 1, 2023

Last updated May 15, 2023