Postings include all outgoing grants and open-ended PT services. Each solicitation includes a brief description of work and a link to its Request for Proposals (RFP) or Request for Applications (RFA). More grants and contracts can be found on the State of Minnesota’s Supplier Portal.
Actuarial Analysis for Paid Family and Medical Leave Program
The Department of Employment and Economic Development ("DEED" or "State") requests proposals to conduct an actuarial analysis to provide a set of data around benefits, costs and projected outlook associated with creation of a Paid Family and Medical Leave ("PFML") program in Minnesota. The new unit would be housed at DEED.
The contact person for questions is Christina VanDell, Contract Coordinator ("Solicitation Administrator"), Department of Employment and Economic Development, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Questions should be emailed to the Solicitation Administrator via e-mail no later than 2:30 p.m., Central Time, June 12, 2023. Please include in the subject line of the e-mail "Question(s) re: Actuarial Study."
Other personnel are not authorized to answer questions regarding this Solicitation.
Responses must be received not later than 4:30 p.m., Central Time, June 23, 2023.
All responses to this solicitation (termed an “Event” within SWIFT) must be submitted through SWIFT using the Supplier portal. Training and documentation on how to submit your response is available through the Supplier portal link. Fax, e-mail, and printed responses will not be accepted or considered. All costs incurred in responding to this solicitation will be borne by the responder.
Late responses will not be considered. Responses received after End Date above will not be considered, even if errors or delays were caused by issues outside of responders’ control. If you need assistance please contact the SWIFT Vendor Assistance Helpline at 651-201-8100, Option 1, and then Option 1.
By submitting a response, your company is making a binding legal offer for the period of time set forth below in Section 6, Conditions of Offer.
Application to Vend Services to State Services for the Blind
The Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED), State Services for the Blind (SSB) requests applications to provide Adjustment To Blindness (ATB) and other rehabilitation training, employment-related services, and pre-employment transition services (Pre-ETS) to applicants and eligible blind, visually impaired and DeafBlind customers (Applications).
Responses must be received not later than 4:30 p.m., Central Time, January 19, 2023, to be a part of the initial evaluation and selection process.
The Technical Proposal should be submitted as a separate attachment from your Cost Proposal.
By submitting a response, Responder is making a binding legal offer for the period of time set forth below in Section 6, Conditions of Offer.
This is an ongoing solicitation. This Solicitation will remain open on the Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) and Department of Administration, Office of State Procurement (OSP) website. Responses received after the initial due date will be reviewed in accordance with the Solicitation and awarded based on the State's needs.
All costs incurred in responding to this RFP will be borne by 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 on the secured Social Security Administration Network. The State anticipates issuing multiple contracts for this work. This is an ongoing solicitation.
All requirements and information, as well as proposal delivery instructions are contained in the RFP. Inquiries regarding the RFP may be directed by email to Milla Kokotovich, Disability Determination Services at Milla.Kokotovich@ssa.gov. Deadline for initial inquiries is Monday, March 28, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. Other department personnel are NOT allowed to discuss the Request for Proposal with anyone, including responders, before the proposal submission deadline.
Proposals must be emailed to: Milla Kokotovich, Disability Determination Services, Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development at Milla.Kokotovich@ssa.gov or sent via mail to Milla Kokotovich, Project Coordinator, MN Disability Determination Services, 121 7th Place East; Suite 300, St. Paul, MN 55101. Proposals for initial evaluation must be received by 5:00 p.m., Monday, April 11, 2022. Following the initial selection process, applications will remain open on the DEED and Department of Administration, Office of State Procurement (OSP) website and selected on an as needed basis. Applications are still welcome beyond April 11, 2022.
All costs incurred in responding to the Request for Proposal (RFP) will be borne by the responder. The Department of Employment and Economic Development reserves the right to reject any or all proposals, to waive any irregularities or informalities, and to cancel the solicitation if it is considered to be its own best interest. This Request for Proposals does not obligate DEED to award a contract.
Minnesota State Trade and Export Promotion (STEP) Program
The Minnesota Trade Office (MTO), an office within the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, is soliciting applications for funding for eligible Minnesota-based small 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.
Proposals must be received via email by no later than 11:59 p.m. CST on Friday, June 30, 2023. Proposals must be submitted to Youth.Team.DEED@state.mn.us in a single PDF document. The Pre-Award Risk Assessment can be sent as a separate document from the proposal. Late proposals will not be considered. DEED is not responsible for any issues related to technology.
Technical assistance is available for interpreting instructions. Contact: Nancy Waisanen at email@example.com. Questions must be submitted in writing. Questions will be accepted and answered up to three (3) business days before the due date.
Workshops on the grant process will be held. Dates and locations below.
West St. Paul
North Pine Government Center
Red Baron Center
Fergus Falls Library
The deadline for the submission of applications is 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 1, 2023.
By US Mail or Courier Prior to the due day: Proposals must be sent to the Department of Employment and Economic Development, Brownfields and Redevelopment Unit, 1st National Bank Building, 332 Minnesota Street, Basement Mail Room, St. Paul, MN 55101-1351. The DEED mail room will continue to receive mail at 1st Bank until the mail room operations move can be completed.
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.
Due Day Drop Off: Applications that will be hand-delivered on August 1 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. can be dropped off at the Great Northern Building, 180 East 5th Street, the second block east from the 1st National Bank Building. Applications may be left on a cart in the 12th floor elevator lobby.
VRS - Employment Services for Individuals who are Deaf, Deafblind, and Hard of Hearing Grant Program
The Department of Employment and Economic Development’s Vocational Rehabilitation Services (DEED-VRS) division administers the following activities through the Employment Services for Individuals who are Deaf, Deafblind, and Hard of Hearing grant program authorized in Minnesota Statute 268A.16.
Activity 1: Ongoing Employment Support Services for Individuals who are Deaf, Deafblind, and Hard of Hearing. Grants for this activity are to provide ongoing employment support services to individuals who are deaf, deafblind, or hard of hearing to empower individuals to maintain and advance in competitive, integrated employment.
Activity 2: Employment Services for Transition-Aged Youth who are Deaf, Deafblind, and Hard of Hearing. Grants for this activity are to provide employment services to transition-aged youth who are deaf, deafblind, or hard of hearing.