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February 6, 2018

Request for Proposals: Facilitator and Project Manager, Historical Preservation Task Force

Deadline for Proposal Submission: February 20, 2018 by 5:00pm EST. A .pdf version of the proposal must be emailed to martha.cross@phila.gov and mayorsfund@phila.gov.  Questions about this RFP should be submitted to martha.cross@phila.gov and mayorsfund@phila.gov by Friday, February 9th, 2018.  The Mayor’s Fund for Philadelphia (the Fund) and the Department of Planning and Development (DPD) seek a qualified firm thatContinue Reading »

January 12, 2018

Request for Proposals: Case Management and Job Placement Services

Proposals must be received no later than 5:00PM Philadelphia, PA, local time, on January 26, 2018. A pdf version of the proposal must be emailed to: mayorsfund@phila.gov and zakiyyah.ali@phila.gov. Questions about this RFP should be submitted to mayorsfund@phila.gov and zakiyyah.ali@phila.gov by January 24, 2018. The Mayor’s Fund for Philadelphia and the Office of the ManagingContinue Reading »

December 13, 2017

Request for Proposals: Workforce Readiness Curriculum Development and Delivery

Proposals must be received no later than 5:00PM Philadelphia, PA, local time, on January 5, 2018. A pdf version of the proposal must be emailed to: mayorsfund@phila.gov and zakiyyah.ali@phila.gov.   Questions about this RFP should be submitted to mayorsfund@phila.gov and zakiyyah.ali@phila.gov by December 27, 2017.  The Mayor’s Fund for Philadelphia and the Office of the ManagingContinue Reading »

December 5, 2017

Request for Proposals: Parent Communications Consultant

Proposals must be received no later than 5 pm Philadelphia, PA, local time, on December 8, 2017. A pdf version of the proposal must be emailed to: mayorsfund@phila.gov and ARunningStartPhila@gmail.com. The Mayor’s Fund for Philadelphia (the Fund) and the Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity (OCEO) seek proposals from consultants to manage a parent communicationsContinue Reading »

November 27, 2017

Request for Proposals: Graphic Design for PHL Participatory Design Lab

Deadline for Proposal Submission: Friday December 15, 2017 by 5:00PM EST. A pdf version of the proposal must be emailed to: mayorsfund@phila.gov and liana.dragoman@phila.gov.  The Mayor’s Fund for Philadelphia and the Office of Open Data and Digital Transformation (ODDT) seek a qualified graphic designer to provide design services for the PHL Participatory Design Lab.  ToContinue Reading »

October 24, 2017

Request for Proposals: IT Project Manager

Deadline for Proposal Submission: November 16, 2017 by 5:00PM EST. A .pdf version of the proposal must be emailed to ARunningStartPhila@gmail.com and mayorsfund@phila.gov. The Mayor’s Fund for Philadelphia (the Fund) and the Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity (OCEO) seek an experienced Project Manager to coordinate planning, building and rollout of a digital system that will enable familiesContinue Reading »

October 4, 2017

Request for Proposals: Philly Free Streets Evaluation

Deadline for Proposal Submission: October 11, 2017 by 5:00PM EST. A .pdf version of the proposal must be emailed to charlotte.castle@phila.gov and mayorsfund@phila.gov. The Mayors Fund for Philadelphia (the “Fund”) and the City of Philadelphia’s Office of Transportation and Infrastructure Systems (“oTIS”) seek a qualified vendor to manage the evaluation of (1) Philly Free StreetsContinue Reading »

September 28, 2017

Request for Proposals: Engagement Plan Development for Parks and Recreation

Deadline for Proposal Submission: October 13, 2017 by 5:00PM EST. A .pdf version of the proposal must be emailed to andy.viren@phila.gov and mayorsfund@phila.gov.  Questions about this RFP should be submitted to via email to andy.viren@phila.gov and mayorsfund@phila.gov by October 11, 2017 at 5:00PM EST. The Mayor’s Fund for Philadelphia and Philadelphia Parks & Recreation (PPR) areContinue Reading »

July 17, 2017

Mayor’s Fund 2017 Grant Guidelines

The Mayor’s Fund for Philadelphia has announced the release of its Grant Guidelines for 2017.  The Mayor’s Fund for Philadelphia is a City-related 501(c)(3) that advances the Mayor’s policy pillars through the facilitation of public-private partnerships.  The Mayor’s Fund devotes a portion of the funds raised by Special Events to further City projects which align withContinue Reading »

July 12, 2017

Request for Proposals: Civic Engagement Strategy for Transportation Action Plan

Deadline for Proposal Submission: August 2, 2017 by 1:00PM EST. A .pdf version of the proposal must be emailed to christopher.puchalsky@phila.gov and mayorsfund@phila.gov.  Questions about this RFP should be submitted to via email to christopher.puchalsky@phila.gov and mayorsfund@phila.gov by July 24, 2017 at 1PM EST. The Mayor’s Fund for Philadelphia and the Office of Transportation and InfrastructureContinue Reading »

July 10, 2017

Request for Proposals: Philly Free Streets Digital Content Manager

Summary: The Mayors Fund for Philadelphia and the City of Philadelphia’s Office of Transportation and Infrastructure Systems (“oTIS”) seek a qualified vendor to manage digital content for one Philly Free Streets program. Proposals must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. Philadelphia, PA, local time, Friday, July 21, 2017. A pdf version of the proposalContinue Reading »

July 6, 2017

Request for Proposals: 2017 Unity Cup Apparel Services

Deadline for Proposal Submission: July 28, 2017 by 3:00PM EST. A .pdf version of the proposal must be emailed to bill.salvatore@phila.gov and mayorsfund@phila.gov.  Questions about this RFP should be submitted to via email to bill.salvatore@phila.gov and mayorsfund@phila.gov by July 14, 2017.  The Mayor’s Fund for Philadelphia and Philadelphia Parks & Recreation seek a qualified professional firm/company toContinue Reading »

May 12, 2017

Call to Artists: Civic Practice

Submission Deadline: June 19, 2017  Budget: $10,000  Civic Practice is a project that investigates artist-led projects in the community, commissioned by City government. The project is led by the City of Philadelphia’s Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy (OACCE). The Mayor’s Fund for Philadelphia (the Fund) will serve as the fiscal administrator andContinue Reading »

April 6, 2017

Request for Proposals: Mount Moriah Cemetery Strategic Plan

Deadline for Proposal Submission: May 5, 2017 by 3:00pm EST.  Questions about this RFP may be submitted by April 7, 2017 by 5:00pm EST.  The Mayor’s Fund for Philadelphia, the Managing Director’s Office of Philadelphia, the Mount Moriah Cemetery Preservation Corporation, and the Friends of Mount Moriah Cemetery, Inc., seek competitive proposals from experienced organizationalContinue Reading »

January 9, 2017

Request for Qualifications (RFQ): Design and build an innovative, modular, multi-purpose platform for Philadelphia’s City Hall Courtyard

Deadline for Qualifications Submission January 13, 2017, 5:00 PM EST. The Mayor’s Fund for Philadelphia seeks qualifications from experienced local artisans, architects, designers, and makers who are interested in the design and fabrication of a modular, multi-purpose outdoor furniture element to be used in City Hall Courtyard, beginning in June 2017. The feature will beContinue Reading »

June 17, 2016

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: Columbus Square Post-Development User Study

Issued by The Mayor's Fund for Philadelphia on behalf of the City of Philadelphia, Parks and Recreation Deadline to submit questions is Monday, June 27. Responses must be received no later than 3:00 p.m. EST, on Friday, July 1, 2016. All proposals and questions should be submitted to The Mayor’s Fund at mayorsfund@phila.gov Mail hardContinue Reading »

December 15, 2015

Should Every City Have a “Chief Philanthropy Officer”?

In Jacksonville, Florida, Mayor Lenny Curry is hiring for a novel new position within his administration—a chief philanthropy officer for the city. The idea is not an entirely novel one; the state of Michigan created an Office of Foundation Liaison (OFL) in 2003 in what the state called a