Request For Proposals For Delegate Agencies WIOA Title I Services

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 those organizations who wish to be considered for a Delegate Agency provider under Title I of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) funding to provide job seeker and business services. The Delegate Agency program model features small to mid-sized centers, serving job seekers from a distinct geography and/or special population. The RFP funding cycle for the selected respondents is anticipated to be from October 1, 2021 to September 30, 2022.

Awards will be made to responsible organizations that are most advantageous to the requested scope of work with price and other factors considered. Proposals will be solicited from an adequate number of sources. Grantees will be selected based on the evaluation criteria listed in the proposal.

Proposals must be submitted by 4:00 PM (CDT) on Friday, July 30, 2021. Proposals must be submitted electronically per submittal instructions in the RFPs.

Click here for the full RFP.

Links to attachments are below.

(*Delegate Agency Program Forms were updated on July 15, 2021)

Please find materials for the bidders’ conference below.

Questions regarding this RFP should be sent to RFPquestions@chicookworks.org