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CareerSource Tampa Bay

CareerSource Tampa Bay seeks to work with competent 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.

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Open Procurement Opportunities

WORKFORCE SERVICES
RFP 21-0055

Date Posted: 09/25/2020
Deadline: 11/06/2020 – 1 pm EDT
Q&A Period: Email questions by October 27, 2020 10 am EDT, to RFP@careersourcetb.com.  A good faith effort will be made to respond to all questions. No phone calls please.

Respondent Conference: A Respondent’s Conference will be held. Refer to RFP for additional details

Notice of Intent: Respondents must submit a Notice of Intent. Refer to RFP for additional details.

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to seek a qualified and experienced individuals; management teams; nonprofits; for profits; business/economic development associations; governmental or other eligible entities for two distinct components of and related to the workforce system: (1) One-Stop Operator & Career Services and (2) Business Services & WIOA Adult & Dislocated Worker Program Services. The RFP allows for Respondents to apply for one or two service components. CSTB’s intent by this solicitation is to evaluate each component as a possible a stand-alone option. CSTB may elect to contract with one or more entities. The goal is to have a streamlined workforce delivery system that demonstrates innovation, meets performance, collaborates and establishes relationships with all potential partners.

RFP 21-0055 Workforce Services

Addenda to RFP 21-0055 Workforce Services

Addenda 2 to RFP 21-0055 Workforce Services

Addenda 3 to RFP 21-0055 Workforce Services

Respondents’ Conference Presentation

21-0055 Workforce Services RFP – Q & A

Closed Procurement Opportunities

VIRTUAL SERVICES
RFP 20-0475

Date Posted: 06/22/2020

Note of Intent: June 29, 2020 – 1:00 pm EDT

Deadline: July 10, 2020 – 1:00 pm EDT
Q&A Period: Email questions by June 26, 2020 – 1:00 pm EDT munroa@careersourcetb.com.  A good-faith effort will be made to provide a written response to each question by 5 p.m. EDT, June 29, 2020. No phone calls please.

Deadline: Respondents must submit their response by July 10, 2020 1:00 pm EDT. Refer to RFP for additional details.

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to seek a qualified provider for the provision of Virtual Services.

RFP 20-0475 Virtual Services

RFP Questions and Answers

Procurement Public Meeting Notice

Notice of Intent to Award

STEM SERVICES
RFP 20-0225

Date Posted: 01/17/2020
Deadline: 02/14/2020 –  3 pm EDT
Q&A Period: Email questions by January 24, 2020 2 pm EDT, to RFP@careersourcetampabay.com.  A good-faith effort will be made to provide a written response to each question by 5 p.m. EDT, January 31, 2020. No phone calls please.

Deadline: Respondents must submit their response by February 14, 2020 3 pm EDT. Refer to RFP for additional details.

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to seek a provider or consortium of providers that will bring a track record of success with proven techniques to meet the needs for WIOA and/or TANF eligible youth between the ages of 14-16 with a minimum GPA of 2.5 in Hillsborough County in the following areas: Success Skills, Career Exploration, Employability Skills, and Career Counseling utilizing STEM based curriculums and activities.

RFP 20-0225 STEM Services

 

WORKFORCE SERVICES
RFP 20-0195

Date Posted: 12/18/2019
Deadline: 02/10/2020 –  3 pm EDT
Q&A Period: Email questions by January 8, 2020 3 pm EDT, to RFP@careersourcetampabay.com.  A good faith effort will be made to respond to all questions. No phone calls please.

Respondent Conference: A Respondent’s Conference will be held. Refer to RFP for additional details

Notice of Intent: Respondents must submit a Notice of Intent. Refer to RFP for additional details.

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to seek a qualified and experienced individuals; management teams; nonprofits; for profits; business/economic development associations; governmental or other

eligible entities for three distinct components of and related to the workforce system: (1) One-Stop Operator & Career Services (2) Business Services and (3) WIOA Adult & Dislocated Worker Program Services. The RFP allows for Respondents to apply for one, two, or all three service components. CSTB’s intent by this solicitation is to evaluate each component as a possible a stand-alone option. CSTB may elect to contract with one or more entities. The goal is to have a streamlined workforce delivery system that demonstrates innovation, meets performance, collaborates and establishes relationships with all potential partners.

RFP 20-0195 Workforce Services

Respondents’ Conference Presentation

20-0195 Workforce Services RFP – Q & A

Notice of Cancellation RFP 20-0195 Workforce Services.doc

 

AUDIT AND TAX SERVICES
RFP 19‐0412R

Date Re-Posted: 08/01/2019
Deadline: 09/03/2019 – 3 pm EDT
Q&A Period: Email questions by August 8th, 3 pm EDT, to munroa@careersourcetampabay.com. A good faith effort will be made to respond to all questions. Responses will be posted by 4 PM EDT on August 9, 2019 . No phone calls please.

The Request for Proposal (“RFP”) is for an independent certified public accounting firm to provide external independent auditing and tax return preparation services for Tampa Bay Workforce Alliance, Inc. d/b/a CareerSource Tampa Bay referred to as the “Organization” or “CareerSource Tampa Bay” or “CSTB”. Audit and tax return services will be performed for the fiscal year ending June 30th for the Organization. The CSTB Audit Committee will review the proposals received in response to this RFP and the winning independent certified public accounting firm will be recommended to CareerSource Tampa Bay Board of Directors.

CONSULTANT SERVICES
RFP 19‐0300

Date Posted: 04/12/2019
Deadline: 05/31/2019 –  2 pm EDT
Q&A Period: Email questions by April 26th, 11 am EDT, to munroa@careersourcetampabay.com.  A good faith effort will be made to respond to all questions. Responses will be posted by 5 PM EDT on April 30, 2019 . No phone calls please.

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to seek a consultant who will work with CareerSource Tampa Bay Executive Staff, Board of Directors, Hillsborough County, Partners, and participants to review the current service delivery methods and structure at the local level, with the goal of identifying “best practices” of service delivery, increase access points and  opportunities for participants and employers to engage the system, and identifying industry recognized firewall and conflict
of methods.

LEGAL SERVICES
RFP 19‐0072

Date Posted: March 22, 2019
Deadline: April 12, 2019, 3 pm EDT
The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to seek a qualified provider for the provision of Information Technology (IT), EDMS and Website Services including a staffing model that will support IT related needs of CareerSource Tampa Bay.

Status: The request for proposal for Legal Services closed at 3 p.m. on April 12, 2019.  No additional proposals will be accepted.

IT, EDMS AND WEBSITE SERVICES
RFP 19-0273

Date Posted: March 22, 2019
Deadline: April 10, 2019, 3 pm EDT
The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to seek a qualified provider for the provision of Information Technology (IT), EDMS and Website Services including a staffing model that will support IT related needs of CareerSource Tampa Bay.

Status: The request for proposal for IT, EDMS and Website Services closed at 3 p.m. on April 10, 2019.  No additional proposals will be accepted.

EMPLOYED WORKER TRAINING (EWT)
ITN 18-0462

Date Posted: August 9, 2018
Due Date: (CLOSED)
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.

Status: Funding for this program year (2018-2019) is closed. Our next program year will begin July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.

BUSINESS ASSOCIATIONS
RFQ 19-0218

Date Posted: 01/18/2019
Deadline: Ongoing
Contact: monterom@careersourcetampabay.com
Telephone: 813.397.2081

CareerSource Tampa Bay, the regional workforce board for Hillsborough County is seeking performance based Partnership Agreements with local business associations. The RFQ will be open until funding is no longer available.

Addendum 1 to Business Associations RFQ