Human Services

About Us

The Human Services Department is responsible for the management, operation, and coordination of social and supportive services for youth, adults and families. The Department oversees collaborations and partnerships with the faith-based community and not-for-profit organizations providing community-directed services to families and individuals to assist them in reaching self-sufficiency. The department also administers federally funded community development and workforce programs and manages the operation of resource centers.


ELIGIBLE PROPOSERS: Not-for-Profit Entities Located in Savannah, Georgia

SCOPE OF SERVICES: The City of Savannah seeks to fund programs and services that assist in achieving the goals and priorities identified in the City’s Strategic Plan. The overall objective of this competitive solicitation is to establish an agreement with an organization to develop and implement programs and/or activities which promote healthier behaviors and lifestyle choices in support of the Economic Strength and Poverty Reduction Strategic Plan priority.

Agencies with demonstrated experience in developing public health programs and activities are encouraged to respond to this Community Health Initiative Request for Proposals (RFP). The proposed programs and/or activities must benefit all Savannah residents with a focus towards low-income communities, as those in poverty are more likely to suffer from a variety of chronic health problems.

Proposals will be evaluated by a selection committee, and successful proposals will be recommended for funding in an amount not to exceed $20,000.

SUBMISSION OF PROPOSALS: Agencies wishing to submit a proposal must register and use the grant application portal provided on the City’s website at

The Community Health Initiative Request for Proposals, Scope of Work, proposal forms, and budget worksheets will be available beginning August 31, 2018. All proposal materials must be completed and received by the City at the electronic address listed below no later than 5:00 pm on September 28, 2018.