Doing Business with CareerSource Tampa Bay

CareerSource Tampa Bay seeks to work with qualified vendors to help us implement systems and programs that bolster our efforts to connect employers with qualified, skilled talent and Floridians with employment and career development opportunities to achieve economic prosperity. CareerSource Tampa Bay offers funding opportunities through requests for quote (RFQ), requests for proposals (RFP), invitations to negotiate (ITN), and bids. Information for these funding opportunities appears below.

Employed Worker Training (EWT)

ITN 18-0462

Date Posted: August 9, 2018
Due Date: Until funding is fully obligated
Q&A Period: Email questions by 5 PM on August 24, 2018, to Responses will be posted by 5 PM on August 31st. No phone calls, please. 
Submit Responses by completing an online form at

Download ITN 18-0462

An Invitation to Negotiate (ITN) is being issued to elicit responses from employers looking to train their existing employees. This program will reimburse for pre-approved, direct training costs of industry and occupational training at a rate of up to 50 percent of the training cost. 

One-Stop Operator Services

RFP 18-0428 - Closed

Date Posted: 06/04/18
Deadline: Sealed responses to this RFP must be submitted by no later than 2:00 p.m. EDT on June 18, 2018. 

Tampa Bay WorkForce Alliance, Inc. d/b/a CareerSource Tampa Bay is requesting proposals from qualified contractors with the expertise to provide One-Stop Operator services as further specified within this RFP. Parties interested in submitting a quote in response to this RFP should review this entire document.

The outside of the package should be marked “RFP 18-0428” and submitted to:
One-Stop Operator Services
Attention: Juditte Dorcy
Interim Executive Director
4902 Eisenhower Blvd, Suite 250
Tampa, FL 33634

The anticipated effective date of a contract resulting from this RFP will be on or about July 1, 2018. This date is tentative and subject to the identification and selection of a qualified respondent. CareerSource Tampa Bay does not anticipate the necessity of committing funding in excess of $30,000 - $40,000 per year. This amount is provided as a planning figure only and does not commit CareerSource Tampa Bay to award a contract for this amount.

Business Associations

RFQ 18-0366

Date Posted: 04/18/18
Deadline: Ongoing

CareerSource Tampa Bay, the regional workforce board for Hillsborough County is seeking performance based Partnership Agreements with local business associations for the period thru December 31, 2018.