RFPs/Contracting Opportunities

CPWDC uses a competitive process to procure program services and business products and services.

Respondents may be individuals, organizations or companies that can demonstrate expertise related to the scope of work outlined in a specific proposal request. Efforts will be made to utilize small business and minority-owned business located in Central Pennsylvania.

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Request for Proposal for Department of Human Services Employment And Retention Network (EARN) Programs

Central Pennsylvania Workforce Development Corporation announces the release of a Request for Proposal to competitively seek providers of the Department of Human Services Employment And Retention Network (EARN) programs serving the following counties: Centre, Clinton, Columbia, Lycoming, Mifflin, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder and Union.

Proposals to this RFP may include services for EARN participants in any or all of the nine counties as proposals from multiple respondents will be considered. Services will be based in Central region PA CareerLink® sites where space is available according to the RFP. Note that referrals from all nine CAOs must be served, including those without a PA CareerLink® and those with a small PA CareerLink® which does not offer space needed for EARN programming.

Eligible organizations with or without previous experience as contractors with CPWDC are encouraged to submit proposals.

This solicitation covers the period from July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017 with renewal options possible on an annual basis through June 30, 2021.

The proposal submission date has passed.


Request for Proposal for Integrated Education Training (IET) Curriculum Development and Adaptation

CPWDC, in partnership with the North Central Workforce Development Board (NCWDB) and the Southern Alleghenies Workforce Development Board (SAWDB), has been awarded a grant from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to enhance job training services available to dislocated workers who have low basic skills. The Pathways to Employment initiative will focus on serving dislocated workers in the following counties: Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Cameron, Centre, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Elk, Fulton, Huntington, Jefferson, Lycoming, McKean, Mifflin, Montour, Northumberland, Potter, Snyder, Somerset, and Union.

To ensure Pathways to Employment success, CPWDC announces the release of a request for proposal to competitively seek one or more Title II providers from the 21 counties listed above to develop integrated education and training (IET) curricula that aim to increase the ability of dislocated workers with low basic skills to earn valued occupational credentials, obtain well-paying jobs, and sustain rewarding careers in targeted sectors.

Providers with or without experience as a contractor with CPWDC are encouraged to apply. Proposals may include partnerships if one organization is identified as the lead with which CPWDC will directly contract.

Proposals are due on May 16, 2016.