PUBLIC NOTICE: $1 Million RFP for WIOA Out-Of-School Youth Service for Providers (RFP #WDB 020-04/17)

The Prince George’s County Local Workforce Development Board (WDB) is currently accepting proposals for the delivery of comprehensive workforce services to out-of-school youth (OSY) ages 18-24 under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA-Title I).  Individual and consortium-based proposals should offer innovative approaches to assist OSY in obtaining jobs in high growth occupations within in-demand industries in the region. Through this Request for Proposal (RFP), a total of One Million Dollars ($1,000,000.00)is anticipated to be available for OSY program.

This RFP is accessible at, beginning Friday, April 21, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. through the submission deadline date of Monday, May 22, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. EST.

Sealed proposals must be received by the Prince George’s County Economic Development Corporation-Workforce Services Division (PGCEDC-WSD) located at 1801 McCormick Drive, Suite 400, Largo, MD  20774 no later than Monday, May 22, 2017, at 5:00 p.m. EST. 

Potential bidders are encouraged to attend a Pre-Proposal Bidders Conference on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 from 3:30 p.m. through 5:30 p.m. EST at 1801 McCormick Drive, Suite 140, Largo, MD 20774. Due to spacing limitations, no more than two representatives per organization shall be admitted.

Please submit all questions to regarding this RFP by email to Joanne Oport, MPA. at  (with the subject line “RFP #WDB 020-04/17 Questions”) prior to the Bidder’s Conference. Any and all questions will be discussed at the conference. Answers furnished during the conference will not be official until the PGCEDC-WSD has published them, in writing as an addendum to the RFP by Monday, May 8, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. EST. 

All WDB members, PGCEDC Board members, officers, and staff are precluded from entertaining questions and concerning a proposal or the procurement process outside the confines of the Bidders’ Conference. Potential bidders are asked to respect these conditions by not making personal requests for assistance, except at the Bidders’ Conference. PGCEDC-WSD will not answer questions regarding the completion of the RFP after the Bidder’s Conference.

All communications pertaining to the RFP can be found on the PGCEDC-WSD website: 

PGCEDC-WSD reserves the right to reject any part of any, and all qualifications received in response to this RFP.