Request for Proposals for Career Pathway Training Program

The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (The Partnership) as the administrative entity of Local Workforce Innovation Area (LWIA) 7 serving Cook County inclusive of the City of Chicago, is soliciting proposals from organizations to provide Career Pathway Training under Title I of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). The Partnership seeks organizations that can provide …

Request For Proposals (RFP) – Reentry Navigation Initiative: The Road Home

There is immense untapped talent to mine from returning residents, and the groundswell of support for restorative criminal justice reform provides an opportunity to take meaningful steps in a more just system. In response, the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership, in collaboration with the Cook County Justice Advisory Council, is launching The Reentry Navigation Initiative: The …

Request for Proposals EXTENDED: Illinois Future Energy Jobs Act Solar Training Pipeline Program

The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (The Partnership) has extended the deadline for proposals. The Partnership requests proposals for program providers under The Illinois Future Energy Jobs Act (FEJA) Solar Training Pipeline Program. Pursuant to FEJA, Commonwealth Edison Company (ComEd) is disbursing $3 million in 2021 to continue funding the Solar Training Pipeline Program. The Partnership …

Request for Proposals: Illinois Future Energy Jobs Act Solar Training Pipeline Program

The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (The Partnership) requests proposals for program providers under The Illinois Future Energy Jobs Act (FEJA) Solar Training Pipeline Program. Pursuant to FEJA, Commonwealth Edison Company (ComEd) is disbursing $3 million in 2021 to continue funding the Solar Training Pipeline Program. The Partnership will administer the review process and make final …

Chicago Transit Authority Red and Purple Line Modernization

The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (The Partnership) is issuing a Request for Qualified Respondents (RFQ) for one to two American Job Center providers to support our efforts in the outreach, enrollment, training, and placement of jobseekers in skilled trades positions that become available through the Chicago Transit Authority’s (CTA) Red and Purple Modernization (RPM) Project. …

Request For Proposal – Industry-Focused Sector Centers

The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership and LWIA 7 Workforce Innovation Board are issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for highly qualified organizations to assist The Partnership and its network of delegate agencies in the offering, delivery, and facilitation of workforce development services with businesses in the given industry sector throughout Cook County. Proposals are due Friday, May 29, 2020, …

Request for Proposal – Community Hiring of Chicago COVID-19 Contact Tracing Corps – Funding Round 2

***IMPORTANT RFP UPDATES – PLEASE READ ALL*** Posted 8/18/2020: The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership requests demographic information about the leadership of responding organizations. Upon electronic submittal of proposal, respondents will receive an auto-confirmation of receipt that directs them to complete a brief online survey. We thank respondents in advance for their participation. Posted 8/11/2020: The …

Request for Proposal – Community Hiring of Chicago COVID-19 Contact Tracing Corps – Funding Round 1

The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (The Partnership) is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for 7–10 non-profit community-based organizations (CBOs) to serve as local employers of the City of Chicago COVID Contact Tracing Corps.   This is the first of two RFPs that will be released under the Chicago Contact Tracing Corps grant program.   NOTE:  Eligible respondents for this current solicitation (Round 1 RFP) are:  …