Request for Qualifications:

Seeking partners to provide pre-apprenticeship training in construction trades and building maintenance for Metro North residents during Fiscal Years 2023 and 2024.

The MassHire Metro North Workforce Board (MNWB) is seeking partners on a training program proposal for the Workforce Success Grant, which is funded through the Workforce Competitiveness Trust Fund (WCTF) issued by the Commonwealth Corporation. The MNWB anticipates developing an application for funding along with selected partners to support a pre-apprenticeship training program in construction and building maintenance for unemployed and underemployed residents of the Metro North region.

Responses are due by email no later than 3 PM on Friday, April 29th. Please email rfp@masshiremetronorth.org. A confirmation of receipt will be sent within one business day. If the confirmation has not been received, please send a follow-up email to ensure your response has been received. For more information, please refer to attached RFQ document.
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MassHire Metro North Workforce Board

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR WIOA YOUTH PROGRAM PROVIDERS

OUT-OF-SCHOOL PROGRAMS  

FOR FISCAL YEAR 2023

The Metro North Regional Employment Board, d/b/a MassHire Metro North Workforce Board (MNWB) announces the release of a Request for Proposals (RFP) to select WIOA Out of School Youth Program Providers for Fiscal Year 2023 covering the period July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023 with potential renewals for one additional year. Approximately $325,328 for Out of School programs were available for the selected WIOA Youth Providers for the period July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022. These programs are funded by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Title I Youth program. The selected provider(s) will be responsible for providing training and workforce development services for youth within the Metro North region. The RFP is released as of April 13, 2022. The RFP and related documents can be accessed on the MNWB website: https://masshiremetronorth.org

Please click on the following links to download the RFP and Budget Form:

Request for Proposals [Word]

Budget Forms [Excel]

Schedule

April 13, 2022Request for Proposals released
April 29, 2022Letters of Intent due April 29, 222 by 4:00pm EST

A letter of intent is optional, but strongly encouraged

Submit to RFP@masshiremetronorth.org

May 4, 2022Bidder’s Conference Webinar 3:00pm EST    View PowerPoint Here   View Recording Here
May 6, 2022Deadline for submission of written questions
May 13, 2022Proposals due by 2:00pm EST
June 8, 2022Bidders notified of outcome
July 1, 2022Contract start date

Q & A and AMENDMENTS

Questions and Answers, and Amendments, will be posted here. Bidders are responsible for checking back for new Q & As, as well as any addenda or modifications to the RFP.

Amendment 4/25/22:  Date of Bidder’s Conference Webinar has been changed to May 4, 2022 at 3:pm EST.

Posted 4/13/2022, 8:15pm; Amended post to show change of date of bidders conference 4/25/22, 2:00pm