Request for Proposal Overview
The San Diego Workforce Partnership, Inc. (SDWP) is issuing this Request for Proposals (RFP) to interested and qualified applicants to provide job center services in support of SDWP’s Reentry Works San Diego project funded through the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Linking to Employment Activities Pre-Release or “LEAP” initiative. The purpose of this request is to procure a qualified provider for two years with the option to extend the agreement for three (3) additional one-year periods based on need, performance, and funding availability. The initial two-year period of performance for the agreement will be twenty-four (24) months, beginning October 1, 2015 and ending September 30, 2017. Respondents are invited to submit a proposal in accordance with the instructions in this RFP.
Respondents’ Orientation — Optional
An optional Respondents’ Orientation, open to all interested respondents, will be held on July 21, 2015 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. The Respondents’ Orientation will be held at the SDWP office, located at 3910 University Avenue, San Diego, CA 92105, in the Julie Benedict Room (third floor). Staff will present the RFP requirements and answer questions during the Respondents’ Orientation.
Notice of Intent to Submit a Proposal
All applicants are requested to submit a Notice of Intent to Submit a Proposal – Attachment A on or before: July 31, 2015 at 3:00 p.m.
Questions and Answers
Potential respondents may submit questions about the RFP by emailing questions to: reentryRFP@workforce.org. All questions must be submitted in writing and received no later than 5:00 p.m., August 3, 2016. The last day SDWP will post answers to RFP questions will be August 6, 2015.
Proposals Submittal Deadline
All proposals are due by August 10, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. Proposals submitted after 3:00 p.m. will not be accepted.