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Funding Opportunities

The WDC periodically requests proposals or qualifications from the community as part of our commitment and duty to wisely invest our resources. These open and transparent competitions are governed by our procurement policy.

Would you like to receive information about WDC Request for Qualifications (RFQs) and Requests for Proposals (RFPs) announcements? Enter your email address in the box below and click Submit to be added to our RFQ/RFP email list.

Current Requests

1. Request for Qualifications (RFQ) #17-03: Brand Collateral & Campaign Production: Print & Digital Design

The Workforce Development Council of Seattle-King County (WDC) invites qualified organizations with experience in print and digital design production to submit responses to Request for Qualifications (RFQ) #17-03: Brand Collateral & Campaign Production: Print & Digital Design.

Click for RFQ #17-03: Brand Collateral & Campaign Production: Print & Digital Design

RFQ responses are due no later than Friday, May 5, 2017, 4:00 pm (PST), and shall be delivered electronically to: operations@seakingwdc.org.

Click here for the Q&A Digest (Last Updated Tuesday, April 25, 2017)

Additional Questions? Questions about RFQ #17-03 will be accepted on a rolling basis at operations@seakingwdc.org until Tuesday, May 2, 2017, 4:00 pm (PST). The digest of questions and answers will be updated here on the Careers & Funding Opportunities webpage until close of business on Wednesday, May 3, 2017.

2. Request for Qualifications (RFQ) #17-02: Untapped Talent Third-Party Evaluator

The Workforce Development Council of Seattle-King County (WDC) invites qualified organizations with experience in third-party program evaluations to submit responses to Request for Qualifications #17-02: Untapped Talent Third-Party Evaluator.

Click for RFQ #17-02: Untapped Talent Third-Party Evaluator

RFQ responses are due no later than Monday, May 15, 2017, 9:00 am (PST), and shall be delivered electronically to: operations@seakingwdc.org

Questions? Questions about RFQ #17-02 will be accepted on a rolling basis at operations@seakingwdc.org and posted here until Friday, May 5, 2017, 4:00 pm (PST).

Click here for the Q&A Digest (Last Updated Monday, May 8, 2017)

3. Request for Qualifications (RFQ) #17-01: One-Stop Operator for WorkSource System in Seattle-King County

The Workforce Development Council of Seattle-King County (WDC) is competitively procuring a contract for the One-Stop Operator of the WorkSource system in Seattle-King County and invites highly qualified organizations with expertise in providing workforce system coordination to submit responses to this Request for Qualifications (RFQ) #17-01.

Click for RFQ #17-01: One-Stop Operator for WorkSource System
Click for RFQ #17-01: Attachment A – Budget Summary Form

Key dates:

·     Letters of Intent for all who plan to submit an RFQ are due no later than Friday, April 21, 2017, 4:00 pm (PST), and shall be delivered electronically to: operations@seakingwdc.org

·     RFQ responses are due no later than Thursday, May 4, 2017, 4:00 pm (PST), and shall be delivered electronically to: operations@seakingwdc.org

Questions? Questions about RFQ #17-01 and the One-Stop Operator procurement process will be accepted on a rolling basis at operations@seakingwdc.org until Thursday, April 27, 4:00 pm (PST). A weekly Question and Answer Digest will be posted here each Friday between April 7 and April 28, 2017; any updates or changes to the RFQ will also be posted here.

Click here for the Q&A Digest (Last Updated Friday, April 21, 2017)

4. WorkSource Connection Site Application*

The Workforce Development Council is offering the opportunity for King County organizations to apply to be a WorkSource Connection site. WorkSource Connection sites are non-financial partnerships between the community and WorkSource. There is no funding available from the WDC for Connection site development, except for signage and marketing material costs. Interested organizations may apply online on an ongoing basis. Apply today!* The application is available, here.

*Please note: We have paused acceptance of Connection Site applications until July 1, 2017 and following, as the WorkSource system and current sites (Center, Affiliate, and Connection Sites) are undergoing their recertification process. Please apply on or after July 1, 2017, and/or inquire for more information at or after that date. Thank you for your interest! 

5. Unsolicited Funds Proposals

In rare instances, the Workforce Development Council (WDC) of Seattle-King County has unallocated funds available for workforce development efforts in the Seattle-King County region. If you have a project that you would like for us to consider funding, please fill out this form and email it to info@seakingwdc.org.

 

Past Requests

TAP Accelerator: Upskill-Backfill

The Workforce Development Council of Seattle-King County is currently seeking Letters of Intent (LOI) for the Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board TAP Accelerator: Upskill-Backfill grant opportunity.

This initiative joins public and business resources to improve the workplace skills of both incumbent workers and new hires – and creates pathways to gainful employment and wage progression for local jobseekers, especially those at the lowest income levels or who have other disadvantages in the job market. 

The local Workforce Development Councils around the state are identified as the fiscal agents and either project leads or co-leads.  In an effort to provide information and establish a fair process for application consideration, the Workforce Development Council of Seattle-King County (WDC) convened an information session on January 10, 2017, and is seeking LOIs.  The PowerPoint presentation used at the meeting is included in this posting. The LOI must include organization name, point person and contact information, brief concept paragraph and statement addressing ability to sustain project, organization contributions, employers participating, and employer contributions. Submit your Letter of Intent to cwacker@seakingwdc.org by 5:00pm (PST) on January 20, 2017.   

Review the Request for Proposal at: http://wtb.wa.gov/Documents/TAPAcceleratorUpskillBackfillRFPApplicationGuide.pdf

Review the slideshow presented at the January 10, 2017 Upskill-Backfill Convening held at the WDC - click here

Please submit technical assistance process questions via email operations@seakingwdc.orgThe cutoff for questions is 5:00pm PST on January 18, 2017. Due to federal procurement guidelines, proposal specific inquiries and project design ideas cannot be considered by the WDC.

TAP Accelerator: Upskill-Backfill Questions and Answers - click here

Request for Proposals (RFP) #16-07: Rainier CSO Youth Services Pilot, Career Specialist

The Workforce Development Council (WDC) of Seattle-King County announces the release of RFP #16-07 to solicit services for a Rainier CSO Youth Services Pilot, Career Specialist. The pilot will help 40 young adult Temporary Assistance for Needy Families recipients (ages 16-24) successfully connect to education, training and employment.

All RFP responses are due to the WDC on May 5, 2016 by 4:00pm (PDT).

Read the RFP here.

RFP #16-07 Questions and Answers - click here

Request for Proposals (RFP) #16-06: Audit Services

The Workforce Development Council (WDC) of Seattle-King County announces the release of RFP #16-06 to solicit services from firms of qualified certified public accountants to audit its financial statements for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016, with an option of four additional years.

All RFP responses are due to the WDC on April 29, 2016 by 4:30pm (PDT).

Read the RFP here.

RFP #16-06 Questions and Answers - click here

Request for Qualifications (RFQ) #16-05: Information Technology Support Services

The Workforce Development Council (WDC) of Seattle-King County announces the release of RFQ #16-05 to solicit qualifications to deliver information technology support services for the organization. The WDC seeks to identify information technology support providers who can deliver services for the WDC office and staff between June 1, 2016 and June 30, 2018. This service will cover a complete IT support spectrum including, but not limited to, server and network management, hardware and software support, web presence support, and assistance with equipment and software acquisition.

All RFQ responses are due to the WDC on April 22, 2016 by 4:30pm (PDT). 

Read the RFQ here.

RFQ #16-05 Questions and Answers - click here

Request for Proposals (RFP) #16-04: Unleashing the Power of Untapped Talent           

The Workforce Development Council (WDC) of Seattle-King County announces the release of RFP #16-04 to solicit proposals to deliver innovative approaches responding to the unique needs of individuals with barriers to employment and target communities of promise. Unleashing the Power of Untapped Talent seeks innovative organizations to provide career pathways for all job seekers with the ultimate goal of diversifying the workforce and supporting job seekers to develop the skills, attain the knowledge, and access the resources needed to succeed in their careers. 

All RFP responses are due to the WDC on May 6, 2016 by 4:30pm (PDT).

Read the RFP here.

Fillable versions of forms for RFP #16-04:

RFP #16-04 Budget Form

RFP #16-04 Compliance Checklist Form

RFP #16-04 Proposal Cover Sheet Form

RFP #16-04 Statement of Compliance Form

RFP #16-04 Questions and Answers - click here

Request for Qualifications #16-03: Performance Partnerships Pilots (P3) for Disconnected Youth - Seattle-King County Partnership to Reconnect - Project Coordinator

The Workforce Development Council (WDC) of Seattle-King County announces the release of RFQ #16-03 to solicit qualifications from interested parties for a Seattle-King County Partnership to Reconnect Project Coordinator under the WDC’s Performance Partnerships for Disconnected Youth project under its Performance Partnership Pilots for Disconnected Youth (P3) grant, funded by the Department of Labor. P3 offers a unique grant opportunity to test innovative, cost-effective, and outcome-focused strategies that improve results for opportunity youth.

Interested entities may submit responses until 4:00pm on Tuesday, March 1, 2016. 

Read the RFQ here.
RFQ #16-03 Questions and Answers - click here

Request for Qualifications #16-02: Performance Partnerships Pilots (P3) for Disconnected Youth - Seattle-King County Partnership to Reconnect - Local 3rd Party Evaluator

The Workforce Development Council (WDC) of Seattle-King County announces the release of RFQ #16-02 to solicit qualifications from interested parties for a Seattle-King County Partnership to Reconnect Local 3rd Party Evaluator under the WDC’s Performance Partnership Pilots for Disconnected Youth (P3) grant, funded by the Department of Labor. The WDC’s P3 grant will support the Seattle-King County Partnership to Reconnect project designed to improve educational and employment outcomes for opportunity youth.

Interested entities may submit responses until 4:00pm on Tuesday, March 1, 2016. 

Read the RFQ here.

Request for Proposals #16-01: Healthcare Workforce for the Future (HWF) Local Third-Party Evaluator

The Workforce Development Council (WDC) of Seattle-King County announces the release of RFQ #16-01 to solicit qualifications from interested parties for local 3rd party evaluation activities under the WDC's HHS-funded Health Workforce for the Future (HWF) project. HWF will build from lessons learned to enhance education and employment outcomes in the health care field for TANF recipients and other low income youth and adults.

Interested entities may submit responses until 6:00pm on Friday, February 26, 2016.

Read the RFQ here.