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Bid Number: DOH 18-114
Bid Title: Latino Community Food Program
Category: Community Services
Status: Closed


The Town of Amherst, as Awarding Authority, invites SEALED PROPOSALS for the procurement set forth below:


A Latino community food access program assessment.


The budget for this procurement is $54,000.

The "Latino community" is defined as Amherst residents who are native Spanish speakers.

The vendor shall:

  • Assess current level of knowledge and utilization of community resources for free and low cost food, via at least one survey and/or focus group;
  • Assess current obstacles to access of these resources;
  • Offer possible solutions to these obstacles;
  • Evaluate data to develop an appropriate referral and outreach campaign to link Latino residents to food resources;
  • Create a campaign, including:
    • translation of existing outreach materials into Spanish;
    • creation of new, Spanish-language outreach materials;
    • materials that are not time-sensitive;
    • a media campaign (must include social media and may include outdoor advertising, newspaper, and/or radio);
    • other outreach efforts deemed appropriate.
  • Make all deliverables available in both English and Spanish
Publication Date/Time:
1/23/2018 8:00 AM
Closing Date/Time:
2/13/2018 2:00 PM
Addendum Date/Time:
Pre-bid Meeting:
Contact Person:
Anthony P. Delaney
(413) 259-3025
Business Hours:
M-F 8:00-4:30
Fax Number:
(413) 259-2401
Two references for similar social services programs, including media outreach, performed within the past five years.

Bidder must have a credentialed, experienced translator among key personnel or outline plans to use a credentialed, experienced translation contractor.

Experience in outreach to underserved populations.

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