The Workforce Alliance of the North Bay invites proposals from qualified vendors for the following services, products, or projects.
DECEMBER 1, 2017: REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: WORKFORCE ALLIANCE OF THE NORTH BAY INNOVATION FUND
The purpose of the Innovation Fund is to support system-wide solutions which will lead to greater economic vitality for the residents and businesses in the four county Alliance region of Lake, Marin, Mendocino, and Napa counties. Successful applicants will design, develop, or prototype new tools, methods and strategies to create unique services tailored to the needs of customers.
Each project must identify a challenge or gap that if successfully addressed, would significantly “move the needle” on employment and/or business productivity. The project should address a challenge that the workforce system is facing in increasing opportunity, effectiveness, and/or scale in addressing the training, placement, or advancement of career seekers and/or the advancement of key industry sectors in terms of business expansion or layoff aversion. Some projects may be tailored to meet the needs of more than one group, or more than one aspect of the workforce pipeline.
Grant Amounts: $5,000 to $50,000
Proposal deadline: January 5, 2018
Download the RFP