REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
WORKFORCE INNOVATION AND OPPORTUNITY ACT
TILE I SERVICES ONE STOP OPERATOR, INDIVIDUALS, AND EMPLOYERS
NORTHERN KENTUCKY WORKFORCE INVESTMENT AREA
The Northern Kentucky Area Development District (NKADD)/Northern Kentucky Workforce Investment Board (NKWIB), as administrative entity for the programs in the eight-county Northern Kentucky region, is requesting proposals for programs to operate between July 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021. The eight-county area consists of Boone, Campbell, Carroll, Grant, Gallatin, Kenton, Owen and Pendleton. The NKWIB awards contracts for one year, renewable annually for up to two additional years, pending satisfactory performance. Any funding awarded will be subject to the availability of federal funding granted to the Workforce Investment Board/ADD through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) by the U. S. Department of Labor (USDOL) distributed by the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet’s Department of Workforce Investment. Should the availability of such funding decrease following any award to a subrecipient, the award will be revised accordingly. In addition, if awarded, the subcontractor must be willing to alter program design based on NKWIB, State, or USDOL guidance.
The NKWIB is seeking vendors to provide WIOA services in the eight counties listed above. The successful applicant must be able to:
* Serve as the One-Stop Operator for Northern Kentucky’s workforce services network in all eight counties served by the NKWIB, including coordinating the services of one-stop network partners at any full-service career center(s), affiliate career center(s), or other service outlet(s) in those counties.
* Deliver Direct Workforce Services to job seekers and employers through the full-service career center(s), affiliate career center(s), or other service outlet(s) associated with Northern Kentucky’s workforce services network in all the 8 counties listed above.
All services must be structured in such a way that they are aligned with the Northern Kentucky Workforce Investment Area Industry Sectors listed in the grant application.