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File #: 22-1348    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 10/17/2022 In control: Finance & Governance Committee
On agenda: 11/14/2022 Final action: 11/14/2022
Title: A resolution approving a proposed Agreement between the City and County of Denver and Point b(e) to provide granting writing, research, technical assistance, and other grant-related services for city agencies. Approves a contract with Point b(e) Strategies, LLC for $890,000 and through 12-31-2025, plus two 1-year options to extend, to provide grant writing, research, technical assistance, and other grant-related services for city agencies (FINAN-202265166). The last regularly scheduled Council meeting within the 30-day review period is on 12-5-2022. The Committee approved filing this item at its meeting on 11-1-2022.
Indexes: Mar'quasa Maes
Attachments: 1. RR22-1348_DOF_RR_Grant Writing Professional Services, 2. 22-1348 Filed Resolution_Point b(e) Strategies, LLC_202265166-00_10272022_LJH, 3. 22-1348 Filed Agreement_Point_b_(e)_Strategies, LLC_202265166-00_LJH_11092022, 4. 22-1348 Filed Agreement_Point_b_(e)_Strategies, LLC_202265166-00_LJH_11092022, 5. 22-1348 - signed
Contract Request Template (Contracts; IGAs; Leases)

Date Submitted: 10-24-2022

Requesting Agency: Department of Finance
Division:

Subject Matter Expert Name: Rory Regan
Email Address: Rory.Regan@denvergov.org
Phone Number:

Item Title & Description:
(Do not delete the following instructions)
These appear on the Council meeting agenda. Initially, the requesting agency will enter a 2-3 sentence description. Upon bill filling, the City Attorney's Office should enter the title above the description (the title should be in bold font).

Both the title and description must be entered between the red "title" and "body" below. Do not at any time delete the red "title" or "body" markers from this template.
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A resolution approving a proposed Agreement between the City and County of Denver and Point b(e) to provide granting writing, research, technical assistance, and other grant-related services for city agencies.
Approves a contract with Point b(e) Strategies, LLC for $890,000 and through 12-31-2025, plus two 1-year options to extend, to provide grant writing, research, technical assistance, and other grant-related services for city agencies (FINAN-202265166). The last regularly scheduled Council meeting within the 30-day review period is on 12-5-2022. The Committee approved filing this item at its meeting on 11-1-2022.
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Affected Council District(s) or citywide? Citywide

Contract Control Number: FINAN-202265166

Vendor/Contractor Name (including any "DBA"): Point b(e) Strategies, LLC

Type and Scope of services to be performed:
The City has retained a grant-writing consultant since 2011. The consultant has provided grant-writing assistance to city agencies; research into funding opportunities; technical assistance on grant-writing and grant preparation; training for City personnel; and participation in the City's Grant Policy Advisory Committee. The most recent five-year contract was canceled due to the vendor
closing their business.

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