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Oct 9, 2021

The Workforce Services Division of ETHRA is organizing a collaborative of social service agencies to compete for grant funding offered through the Tennessee Department of Human Services. Its application will include a partnership secured through this Request for Proposal with a vendor that can facilitate the execution, during a three-month period with an expected start date mid-January 2022, of the following activities:

  1. Researching best practices, through literature review, focus groups, Internet research and other means of collecting data, of workforce development service delivery models targeting low-income individuals
  2. Convening collaborate partners in coalescing behind plans for service delivery concepts
  3. Developing and securing Memoranda Of Understanding/Agreement among partners
  4. Researching and developing career pathways for select sector industries
  5. Developing evidence-based job descriptions for identified staff
  6. Developing and delivering on-site, in-person training in the concept of human centered design for grant and partner staff totaling approximately 50 individuals
  7. Leading development of the final grant application

OPEN DATE FOR BID PROPOSALS: October 12th, 2021 - October 26, 2021


Bid Information Packet