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Procurement and Funding Opportunities

A list of current OASAS opportunities plus information and resources on doing business with New York State
Procurement and Funding Opportunities
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Overview

OASAS provides funding to not-for-profit organizations, local governmental units, and other businesses to support a comprehensive system of addiction services for all New Yorkers. The competitive procurement process enables OASAS to combat addiction at the local level by supporting new programs and expanding existing services for substance use disorders and compulsive gambling.

OASAS procures for a number of goods and services, including but not limited to: 

  • Substance Use Disorder services and programs; 
  • OASAS Addiction Treatment Center supplies and equipment;
  • Office services, supplies, and equipment;
  • Information technology services, systems, and equipment and;
  • Telecommunications equipment and services.

Current Opportunities

As necessary, bids are requested to address the programmatic and operational needs of the agency.

 

Opportunity
Due Date
Recovery Tax Credit Program 
December 1, 2020

 

Grants

The 2020-2021 Behavioral Health Assessment and Plan to receive funding under the SAMHSA Substance Abuse and Mental Health Block Grant is available for review and open for public comment. The assessment and plan outlines the use of SAMHSA’s Block Grant Funds for New York State. Block grant funding is a noncompetitive, formula grant mandated by the U.S. Congress. Eligible entities must submit an annual application to demonstrate statutory and regulatory compliance in order to receive the formula-based funding.

  • View the plan using these credentials:
    Username: citizenny
    Password: citizen
     

Submit your comments by September 30, 2020 to m[email protected].

 

Forms

Standard forms and appendices are required when responding to solicitations or during contract negotiations. The form(s) required for a particular procurement will be outlined within that procurement. Pre-qualification applications, e-payment authorization, and Minority and Women Business Enterprise (M/WBE) and Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Businesses (SVDOB) waivers are also available here. 
 

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Bidder Information and Responsibilities

Responsibilities

  • Not-for-profit organizations must pre-qualify to do business with New York State prior to applying for any State grants. Vendors are responsible for maintaining an active pre-qualification status. To pre-qualify: Register with the Grants Gateway, complete an online application, and upload organizational documents.
     
  • All vendors are required to complete Vendor Responsibility Questionnaires with the New York State Office of the State Comptroller (OSC), prior to the execution of a contract.
     
  • Quarterly reporting of Minority and Women Business Enterprise (M/WBE) and Service-Veteran-Disabled Owned Business (SVDOB) utilization of certified subcontractors or suppliers are required for some contracts. Reporting templates and instructions can be found under Forms.
    • The threshold for reporting is $100,000 or more for construction contracts and $25,000 or more for service and commodity contracts.
       
  • Vendors are encouraged to sign up for paperless payments (e-payments). Enrolling is easy, and New York State can begin processing electronic payments to you within two days.
     

Resources

Self Service

  • Check the status of recent transactions with New York State, including invoicing, purchase orders, and payments by visiting the Office of the State Comptroller's Vendor Self Service Portal.

M/WBE and SDVOB

OASAS is committed to promoting procurement opportunities for Minority-Owned and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (M/WBEs) and Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Businesses (SDVOB). 

Utilization Plans identifying M/WBE and SDVOB subcontractor and supplier participation for the contract are required and reviewed prior to award of the contract.


Find a Certified MWBE

Find a Certified SDVOB

 



All vendors must comply with the Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) provisions in NYS Executive Law Article 15-A, which ensures that all individuals are afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or marital status, and NYS Executive Order #162, which ensures pay equity by State contractors. 

Minority and Women Owned Businesses

The participation goals below reflect OASAS' commitment to minimizing obstacles/maximizing opportunities for Minority and Women's Business Enterprises. 


Agency Goals for M/WBE Utilization 

Minority-Owned Business Participation

10%

Women-Owned Business Participation

20%

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    MWBE Utilization Plan and Waivers

    List of current approved OASAS contracts for the current Fiscal Year and proposed MWBE subcontractors/suppliers for each OASAS contract. Contracts for which the MWBE goal requirements have been waived are also noted.

     

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Service Disabled Veteran Owned Businesses

The participation goals below reflect OASAS' commitment to minimizing obstacles/maximizing opportunities for Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Businesses. 


Agency Goals for SVDOB Utilization 

Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Business Participation

6%

 

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    SDVOB Utilization Plan and Waivers

    List of current approved OASAS contracts for the current State Fiscal Year and proposed SDVOB subcontractors/suppliers for each OASAS contract.  Contracts for which the SDVOB goal requirements have been waived are also noted.

     

    Download

Additional Funding Opportunities

You may qualify for other state procurement opportunities or federal grants.