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The San Diego Workforce Partnership (SDWP) is soliciting proposals from qualified contractors to work with SDWP to develop a 4-year Strategic Plan (July 1, 2024 through June 30, 2028) that is inclusive and incorporates views of our staff, governing Boards, funders, private sectors and the community at large, that aligns with the core objectives sought as described below.

The Strategic Plan consultations are to also support the required stakeholder consultations for the development of the Local and Regional Plans mandated by the California Workforce Development Board (CWDB).

SDWP extends its employees’ heartfelt gratitude to the Irvine Foundation for their generous contributions to our RFP. The Irvine Foundation’s support plays a pivotal role in advancing our objectives which encompasses a spectrum ranging from SDWP’s values, mission and vision to strategy.

Pursuant to II. Proposal Submission, Section (C) Pricing Sheet, the estimated amount outlined in the RFP is expected to fall within the range of $85,000 to $110,000 reflecting the scope and requirements of the project outlined therein.


Strategic Plan

  • A comprehensive, detailed four-year Strategic Plan document (July 2024 – June 2028), estimated 15-25 pages, that includes:
  • An updated Vision, Mission Statement and core Organizational Values.
  • Strategic pillars, performance metrics and milestones for achievement with outcome and impact indicators identified.
  • Action Plan.
  • Budget for implementation and resource requirements for implementation.
    • Summary of background documents as part of stocktaking review.
    • Summary and conclusion resulting from at least fifteen to twenty (15-20) consultative sessions held in a range of formats (mostly in-person, either individually or in focus groups) with agreed/approved stakeholders including staff, members of governing Boards and partner organizations representing both English and non-English speaking community groups. These consultations are also to coincide with requirements for the parallel upcoming Local and Regional Planning exercise.

Questions and Answers About the RFP

All questions about this RFP must be emailed to with the name of the RFP in the subject line and we will respond in three business days. The last day to submit questions is March 27, 2024. Information regarding questions and answers will be available on our website.

Submittal of Proposal

SDWP must receive proposals no later than 04/05/2024 by 5:00PM

PDF versions of written and signed proposals should be sent to with the title of “San Diego Workforce Partnership’s Strategic Plan”. Late proposals will not be accepted.

To learn more and for the full submission process, please download the Strategic Plan RFP documents.

The San Diego Workforce Partnership is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to equal opportunity in its contracting process. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

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Strategic Plan RFP

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