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California Violence Intervention and Prevention Grant Program


On Thursday, November 9, 2017 the Board approved release of the CalVIP RFP. See the press release here.

Cities and community-based organizations are eligible to apply for CalVIP funding, in any amount up to and including $500,00.

You can access the RFP here.

CalVIP proposals are due to the BSCC by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, January 22, 2018.

Bidders’ Conferences:

Prospective applicants are invited – but not required – to attend one of two Bidders’ Conferences. The purpose of a bidders’ conference is to answer technical questions from prospective bidders and provide clarity on RFP instructions.

Start times for the conferences are listed below. Please note that no end times are listed. BSCC staff will provide a brief presentation on the RFP, then open the floor to questions. The conferences will conclude once all questions have been answered. Attendees should plan for approximately 2-3 hours.

Details for bidders’ conferences are listed below:

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.
Board of State and Community Corrections
1st Floor – Training Room
2590 Venture Oaks Way
Sacramento, CA 95833
(916) 445-5073

Parking: BSCC’s building is located at the corner of Gateway Oaks Drive and Venture Oaks Way. There is plenty of free parking around the building. Please note that you will see a large sign on the front of the building for the “California IVF Fertility Center.” BSCC shares building space with the Center.

This meeting will be livestreamed: Please go to the BSCC Home Page, or directly to our YouTube channel to access the stream. Viewers will be able to submit questions in real time via the chat box on right hand side of the video feed.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 1:30 p.m.
State of California, Department of General Services
Van Nuys State Office Building, Auditorium – Room 135
6150 Van Nuys Blvd.
Van Nuys, CA 91401

Parking: Parking is available in a state-operated parking garage adjacent to the office building – entry on Calvert Street. The cost is $2.20 per 20 minutes with a maximum charge of $10.

Statutory Grant Requirements:


CalVIP Executive Steering Committee Membership: