OFSVP solicits proposals for community-led firearm violence prevention

IMPORTANT NOTE: This RFP was canceled and reposted. Go to the new posting below for updated information.

Cancellation and Reposting: Community-led firearm violence reduction RFP

The Washington State Department of Commerce, Office of Firearm Safety and Violence Prevention (OFSVP) issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) soliciting applications from Tribal governments, Tribal-led community-based organizations and entities that meet the “by and for organization” definition available through the Community Reinvestment Plan’s By and For Registration: Organizations and Partners.

The RFP is designed to support community-led firearm violence prevention, planning, and intervention programs to serve people at highest risk of community firearm violence in Washington. It uses evidence-informed approaches that are culturally relevant and community-led. Total funding for this RFP is $8 million for this state fiscal biennium (July 1, 2023 to June 30, 2025).


This Request for Proposals (RFP) is an open, competitive process that is open to Tribes, local government agencies and community-based non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations. Please note that funding is contingent on entities registered and approved through the By and For Registration page unless the organization is a Tribal government or Tribal-led community-based organizations in Washington.

Pre-proposal conference recording:
Click here for the pre-proposal conference recording held on Thursday, February 15, 2024. https://wastatecommerce.zoom.us/rec/share/-HSkgdVfKdNX5_-Zm43HssUYLm7Y9inkobRnq32nOpHU4f41RyOM1FTivPuPBQs.5avp-ELz9GSk81Lh Passcode: j&6!2wDT

Click here for the pre-proposal conference recording held on Tuesday, February 27, 2024.  https://wastatecommerce.zoom.us/rec/play/0wSIo_JFwkslOOHANIgd32pY6GWQrW-4kSpCLB0KCZyTbDUHrsE7fyw9pJBlrxNA3dI7eDlPsrNF4ZxJ.nJCi-27DFM9LHq8H?autoplay=true&startTime=1709074849000 Passcode:xA4Rj6.P 

Questions about this RFP?

Contact Raquel Rice at Raquel.Rice@commerce.wa.gov.

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