The Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) requests Applications to provide adjustment to blindness, job-related, Tactile American Sign Language, keyboard training and other rehabilitation services to applicants and eligible blind, visually impaired and deafblind consumers. This is an ongoing solicitation.
Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development
State Services for the Blind
2200 University Avenue West #240
St. Paul, MN 55114
The Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) requests applications to provide job related services to individuals who are eligible for vocational rehabilitation services. The contract will begin on the date stated in the contract or upon full execution of the contract, whichever is later, and will be completed by June 30, 2022.
Applications may be submitted by:
All Applications must be sent to: Anne M. Paulson, Vocational Rehabilitation Services, 332 Minnesota Street, Suite E200, St Paul, MN 55101, 651-259-7135
The Department of Employment and Economic Development, State Services for the Blind (SSB) division requests proposals for “Introduction to Blindness and Visual Impairment – Phase II” training services to provide SSB staff with the knowledge and personal experience about blindness and adjustment to blindness that will assist them in working more effectively with their customers. SSB already provides “Introduction to Blindness and Visual Impairment – Phase I” training consisting of written training materials that must be read by all new SSB staff upon hire. The “Introduction to Blindness and Visual Impairment – Phase II” training program requested here consists of a six-week training course mandated by Minn. Stat. § 248.07, Subd. 14b and shorter-length training programs that cover similar topics for SSB’s discretionary training needs. All training must be conducted in Minnesota and should take place in a center based classroom and community environment allowing interaction with other students. This RFP is for training services for which SSB cannot estimate its total need in advance. SSB may award master contracts to multiple qualified responders and will request services under the resulting master contracts and work order contracts on an as-needed basis as determined by SSB.
Work is anticipated to start shortly after a vendor is selected, which is anticipated to occur in August 2019.
All responses to this RFP (termed an “Event” within SWIFT) must be submitted through SWIFT using the Supplier portal (https://supplier.swift.state.mn.us/). Training and documentation on how to submit your response is available through the Supplier portal link.
All responses to this RFP must be submitted and received in SWIFT no later than the Event End Date and time as set forth in the SWIFT Event Details applicable to this RFP. You will need to search for Event ID # 2000009819 to view this event.
Late proposals will not be considered. Mailed or faxed proposals will not be considered.
This request does not obligate the State to complete the work contemplated in this notice. The State reserves the right to cancel this solicitation. All expenses incurred in responding to this notice are solely the responsibility of the responder.
The Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED), Minnesota Disability Determination Services (DDS) requests applications to work as a medical contractor reviewing the disability claims of Minnesotans who have applied for Social Security Disability benefits. All work must occur at the MN DDS or another Social Security Administration (SSA) office. The State anticipates issuing multiple contracts for this work. This is an ongoing solicitation.
Proposals submitted in response to the RFP in this advertisement must be received at the address below or faxed to 651-259-7784. Following the initial selection process, which is anticipated to begin on Monday, September 18, 2017, applications will remain open on the DEED and Department of Administration, Office of State Procurement (OSP) website and selected on an as needed basis.
Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development
Disability Determination Services
121 7th Place East
St Paul, MN 55101
For questions, contact Mila Kokotovich at 651-259-7781.
All costs incurred in responding to the Request for Proposal (RFP) will be borne by the responder. This RFP does not obligate the state to award a contract or complete the project. The state also receives the right to cancel the solicitation if it is considered to be in its best interests.
DEED is accepting Requests for Proposals to support the start-up, growth, and success of Minnesota’s entrepreneurs and small business owners through the delivery of high quality free or low cost professional business development and technical assistance services.
The deadline for the submission of applications is 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 18, 2019.
Send all proposals in PDF format via e-mail to: email@example.com; Subject Line: Business Development Grant – [Organization Name].
HECAP is a program in Workforce Development that combines career and higher education advising.
Applications must be received at DEED by 11:59 p.m. on Friday, July 26, 2019.
DEED is accepting Request for Proposals from local communities to increase the supply of quality child care providers in order to support regional economic development.
The deadline for the submission of applications is 4:00 p.m. on Friday, July 26, 2019.
Send all proposals in PDF format via e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org; Subject Line: Child Care Grants – [Organization Name].
The Minnesota Job Skills Partnership (MJSP) Board is soliciting applications for grant funding for new and incumbent worker training programs. MJSP will accept applications for the Partnership and Pathways Programs. Short Form applications are available for grants of up to $50,000. In addition, applications for Pre-Development grants for the Partnership Program will be considered.
The deadline for the submission of regular applications is 4:30 p.m. on Monday, September 16, 2019. Short Form and Pre-Development applications must be submitted by 4:30 p.m. on Monday, October 7, 2019. No late proposals will be considered.
Proposals must be submitted as one file, including attachments, in a pdf format to Department of Employment and Economic Development, Business and Community Development Division, Minnesota Job Skills Partnership via email to email@example.com. Only proposals received by the deadlines above will be eligible for consideration at the October 28, 2019 MJSP Board meeting. No exceptions will be made in the event of technical issues or delays.
The Minnesota Trade Office (MTO), an agency within the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, is soliciting applications for funding for eligible small and medium-sized businesses to participate in export development activities that will assist the company to begin exporting or increase their exports from Minnesota. Proposals are accepted until all funds are committed.
Applications will be evaluated on a competitive basis as they are received. Proposals must be submitted electronically to Aeli Wiebolt.
For complete information on the STEP Program, see the Export Financing Programs webpage.
Pathways to Prosperity (P2P) is an innovative strategy that integrates basic skills education, career-specific training, support services, and employment placement and retention to meet the needs of adults.
Applications must be received at DEED by 11:59 p.m. on Friday, July 19, 2019.
The Brownfields and Redevelopment Unit is soliciting applications for grant funding for Redevelopment projects through the Redevelopment Grant and Demolition Loan Programs.
The deadline for the submission of applications is 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 1, 2019.
Proposals must be submitted to the Department of Employment and Economic Development, Economic Development Division, Brownfields and Redevelopment Unit, 1st National Bank Building, 332 Minnesota Street, Suite E200, St. Paul, MN 55101-1351. Three complete sets of application documents are required for each project (One original on paper, one additional set on paper and a third on a flash drive). They must be submitted by the deadline to be considered for funding.
The Southeast Asian Economic Relief Competitive Grant program addresses economic disparities in Southeast Asian communities through workforce recruitment and development, job creation, increased capacity of smaller organizations and outreach.
Applications must be received at DEED by 11:59 p.m. on Monday, July 22, 2019.
The Transportation Economic Development Infrastructure (TEDI) program is created to foster interagency coordination between the Departments of Transportation and Employment and Economic Development to finance infrastructure to create economic development opportunities, jobs, and improve all types of transportation systems statewide.
Funds appropriated for the program must be used to fund predesign, design, acquisition of land, construction, reconstruction, and infrastructure improvements that will promote economic development, increase employment, and improve transportation systems to accommodate private investment and job creation.
Money in the program shall not be used on trunk highway improvements, but can be used for needed infrastructure improvements and nontrunk highway improvements in coordination with trunk highway improvement projects undertaken by the Department of Transportation.
Applications must be received at DEED by 4:00 p.m. on September 6, 2019. No faxes or emails will be accepted.