Please see below for our current funding opportunities:

Request for Proposals for Youth Program Provider(s)

Important Update: Due to the COVID-19 emergency the timeline for this RFP has been extended. See revised timeline below.

MassHire Metro North Workforce Board Announces Release of WIOA Youth Program Providers RFP, February 19, 2020

The Metro North Regional Employment Board, d/b/a MassHire Metro North Workforce Board (MNWB), has released a Request for Proposals (RFP) to procure Youth Program Provider(s) starting Fiscal Year 2021 (July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021).

MNWB has released a Request for Proposal (RFP) for organizations that provide innovative workforce and career development services for youth between the ages of 14 – 24 years old. MNWB is seeking proposals from interested parties to provide services to youth in the following cities and towns: Arlington, Belmont, Burlington, Cambridge, Chelsea, Everett, Malden, Medford, Melrose, North Reading, Reading, Revere, Somerville, Stoneham, Wakefield, Watertown, Wilmington, Winchester, Winthrop, and Woburn. The purpose of this solicitation is to select Youth Program Provider(s) for the Metro North region to provide career and training services including funds from the U.S. Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). There can be multiple program providers.

MNWB seeks innovative service delivery proposals that meet the specifications that will be outlined in the RFP characterized by excellent service delivery, collaboration, accountability, continuous improvement and demonstrated outcomes. Any governmental, not-for-profit, educational institution or for-profit entity properly operating in accordance with Federal, State, and local law may submit a proposal for consideration. Minority-owned and women-owned businesses/organizations are encouraged to apply.

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

Request for Proposals [Word]

Request for Proposals [PDF]

Budget Form [Excel]

Bidder’s Conference, 3/5/2020

Webinar Link

Powerpoint Link

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.

Request for Proposals (RFP) Schedule – REVISED 3/19/20

February 19, 2020Request for Proposals Released
March 5, 2020Bidder’s Conference Webinar, 2:00pm, EST
April 20, 2020Letters of Intent due by4:00pm EST. A letter of intent is required for a proposal to be considered.  Submit to RFP@masshiremetronorth.org.
April 27, 2020Deadline for submission of written questions
May 11, 2020Proposals due by 4:00pm EST
June 2020Bidders notified of outcome
Contract Start DateJuly 1, 2020