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REB Procurements

Metro North REB Requests for Applications:

The Metro North REB has released two Requests for Applications (RFA) related to a regional workforce development project aimed at addressing the workforce needs of employers impacted directly and indirectly by the new Encore Boston Harbor gaming facility. The two RFAs are for 1) Job Readiness and 2) English for Employment services. Please refer to the full RFA documents for details. All questions/answers/updates related to these RFAs will be posted on this webpage. Bidders are responsible for checking this webpage for new updates.

 

Please direct all questions to: REBPROCUREMENTS@mnreb.org. Questions due no later than June 22, 2019.

 

1)   REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS FOR ENGLISH FOR EMPLOYMENT SERVICES FOR FISCAL YEAR 2019 (August 1, 2018-June 30, 2019) 

(funding contingent)

Please click on the following links to download the RFA and Budget  Form:

ENGLISH FOR EMPLOYMENT SERVICES RFA(PDF)

ENGLISH FOR EMPLOYMENT SERVICES RFA (WORD)

ENGLISH FOR EMPLOYMENT SERVICES RFA BUDGET FORM (EXCEL)

ENGLISH FOR EMPLOYMENT RFA - Q & A and AMENDMENTS

Questions and Answers, and Amendments, will be posted here. Bidders are responsible for checking back for new Q & As, as well as any addenda or modfications to the RFA.

ENGLISH FOR EMPLOYMENT  RFA SCHEDULE

 

June 1, 2018

 Request for Applications released

June 22, 2018

 Deadline for submission of written questions

June 29, 2018

 Proposals due by 4:00pm ET

Anticipated Contract start date

 August 1, 2018

 

2)   REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS FOR JOB READINESS SERVICES
FOR FISCAL YEAR 2019 ( August 1, 2018-June 30, 2019)
(funding contingent)

Please click on the following links to download the RFA and Budget  Form:

JOB READINESS SERVICES RFA (PDF)

JOB READINESS SERVICES RFA(WORD)

JOB READINESS SERVICES RFA BUDGET FORM (EXCEL)

 

JOB READINESS SERVICES RFA - Q & A and AMENDMENTS

Questions and Answers, and Amendments, will be posted here. Bidders are responsible for checking back for new Q & As, as well as any addenda or modfications to the RFA.

JOB READINESS SERVICES RFA SCHEDULE

 

June 1, 2018

Request for Applications released

June 22, 2018

Deadline for submission of written questions

June 29, 2018

Proposals due by 4:00pm ET

Anticipated Contract start date

August 1, 2018

 

 


 

Youth Data Consultant

 

Metro North REB Youth Data Consultant - Request for Proposals

The Metro North Regional Employment Board (REB) is a public-private partnership whose mission is to enable area residents to gain the skills to maximize their economic self-sufficiency and provide employers with the workforce they need to effectively compete in the changing world economy. As one of 16 local Workforce Development Boards in Massachusetts established by the U.S. Department of Labor Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, the REB was formed to: set local workforce policy, determine how state and federal funds are best used for workforce development, develop partnerships to align the needs of employers to the needs of area residents, and oversee the Metro North One-Stop Career Centers where both job search and employer services are provided. By law, business leaders must constitute a majority of the Board with other members representing education, training, labor and economic development. 

The Metro North REB serves 20 cities and town north of Boston.  For more information, please see our website:  www.mnreb.org, and the attached description of the REB.   REB Members are listed on our website at http://mnreb.org/board_staff.php.

The Metro North REB is seeking a consultant for a data analysis project related to youth in the Metro North region. The consultant will conduct research, analyze data, and prepare a report. The report will assist the REB in setting priorities and creating programming to address the issues identified in the data analysis. Specific topics to be addressed include:

  • Demographic data of youth in Metro North.
  • Labor market data for youth in Metro North, i.e. employment and unemployment rates, labor force participation, industries/sectors of employment, etc.
  • Barriers to education and employment for youth in Metro North.
  • Resources currently available to youth and gaps in services.

The maximum amount available for this contract is $10,000 (proposals submitted with a higher budget will not be considered). We invite you to submit a written proposal to us by July 9, 2018. 

Please submit your proposal (and any questions you may have) to us at rebprocurements@mnreb.org with “Youth Data Consultant” in the subject line.  Be sure to include the following: 

  • Narrative on proposed services to the REB
  • Cost Proposal
  • List of Past Projects
  • References

 

 


 

Fundraising Consultant 

 

Metro North REB Fundraising Consultant - Request for Proposals

The Metro North Regional Employment Board (REB) is a public-private partnership whose mission is to enable area residents to gain the skills to maximize their economic self-sufficiency and provide employers with the workforce they need to effectively compete in the changing world economy. As one of 16 local Workforce Development Boards in Massachusetts established by the U.S. Department of Labor Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, the REB was formed to: set local workforce policy, determine how state and federal funds are best used for workforce development, develop partnerships to align the needs of employers to the needs of area residents, and oversee the Metro North One-Stop Career Centers where both job search and employer services are provided. By law, business leaders must constitute a majority of the Board with other members representing education, training, labor and economic development. 

For more information, please see our website:  www.mnreb.org, and the attached description of the REB.   REB Members are listed on our website at http://mnreb.org/board_staff.php.

The Metro North REB is seeking a fundraising consultant to assist us in developing and implementing a plan to raise approximately $150,000 in FY2019 (July 1, 2018-June 30, 2019), to be achieved, at least in part, by corporate donations.   This effort would be the REB’s first venture into large scale corporate fundraising. We are also interested in an overarching fundraising approach.  We invite you to submit a written proposal to us at your earliest convenience. 

Please submit your proposal (and any questions you may have) to us at rebrfp@mnreb.org.  Be sure to include the following: 

  • Narrative on proposed services to the REB
  • Cost Proposal
  • List of Past Projects
  • References

RESOURCES

REB Description[PDF]  

REB Website:  www.mnreb.org

 

 

 

   
 Metro North REB, Fresh Pond Mall, 186 Alewife Brook Parkway, Suite 216, Cambridge, MA 02138
 617-864-1500info@mnreb.org