Philadelphia Works, Inc. funds and manages a network of service delivery partners that comprise the public workforce system in Philadelphia.

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2022 Training Preparedness and Upskilling Programs for Adult Learners

Philadelphia Works Inc. announces the release of funding to organizations interested in providing consultant services to build the capacity of PA CareerLink® Philadelphia system’s provision of adult basic education and training services. These services should be focused on training readiness and preparedness for Philadelphia career seekers who access training opportunities via PA CareerLink® Philadelphia centers. The Request for Proposal can be found here.

A pressing barrier among career seekers is the lack of preparedness for training courses, which includes literacy, numeracy, comprehension, and basic digital literacy skills. Philadelphia Works is committed to ensuring that every career seeker has the resources and skills needed to access and participate in trainings that will allow them a pathway to a career.

Note that there are two parts to this RFP. Philadelphia Works, Inc. seeks to identify a provider who can offer one or more of the following services. Organizations can choose to apply to one or both of the options as outlined in the RFP.

Philadelphia Works requests that proposals submit a reasonable and detailed budget for this Request outlining the proposed costs, ensuring that each costs are in line with the scope of this proposal. Funding for this project is contingent upon the availability of funds.Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis through Monday, May 9, 2022 at 5pm EDT.

Applications must be submitted electronically, with the subject line “Training Preparedness and Upskilling Programs” to the contact listed below:

Rebecca Ambrose, Director, Training and Apprenticeship


Questions regarding this RFP should be submitted to . Answers to questions if submitted will be posted on-line at Philadelphia Works, Inc. – Procurement Opportunities. Answers will be posted every three days by 6PM EDT. Questions can be submitted to Philadelphia Works, Inc. until 5PM EDT on Wednesday, May 4 , 2022.