RFP – Kerr-Tar Workforce Development Board Request for Proposals

Kerr-Tar Regional Council of Governments



Project Overview/Scope: The Kerr-Tar Regional Council of Governments Workforce Development Board announces the release of a Request for Proposals to provide employment and training services for Partners for Recovery Opportunities in Workforce Development (PROWD). PROWD is comprised of three Local Area Workforce Development Boards, Capital Area, Durham, and Kerr-Tar. PROWD grant program will collaborate with the regions employers, educators, and community-based organizations united for the purpose of increasing federally incarcerated individuals’ work readiness at the time of release, increasing employment in sustainable wage positions after release and reducing recidivism through the initiative’s three-stage program approach. The PROWD grant received by the three Local Area Workforce Development Boards will provide oversight, financial management, reporting, monitoring and technical assistance to the subrecipient providing services to individuals returning to Chatham, Durham, Franklin, Granville, Johnson, Lee, Orange, Person, Vance, Wake and Warren counties.

Virtual Information Session:A virtual information session will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, March 3, 2023 via Zoom for potential bidders to present questions and receive additional information. Attending the information session is optional but registration is required. Registration for the information session is available at www.bit.ly/prowdgrant2023.

Point of Contact for RFP:  Lou Grillo, Workforce Development Director at  lgrillo@kerrtarcog.org

Disadvantaged Business Enterprises: Disadvantaged business enterprises are afforded full opportunity to submit qualifications and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color or national origin in consideration for award.

Submittals must be electronically delivered to:

Kerr-Tar Regional Council of Governments

Lou Grillo, Workforce Development Director


Subject Line -RFP Kerr-Tar Workforce Development Board PROWD

For an electronic copy of the RFP, click HERE!