Do you work with programs connecting kids with the next step to their future? We want to hear from you! A new Request for Proposal is now open and ready for you to apply!

The City of Philadelphia’s Office of Children and Families, in partnership with Philadelphia Works Inc. (PhilaWorks) and The School District of Philadelphia, is currently seeking qualified content experts to help build additional capacity for Career Connected Learning (“CCL”) program providers, ensuring that youth and families receive high quality, effective services.

The chosen applicant to this RFP will serve as PhilaWorks’, the City’s, and the District’s capacity- building provider for CCL programs including those offered through Out-of-School Time and youth workforce programs funded by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and Temporary Assistance for Needy Family (TANF).

Once selected, the chosen provider will work to accomplish the following goals:

  1. Enhance program quality by providing resources and training to support implementing the program model with fidelity.
  2. Utilize field experts to develop and host a library of CCL content to be accessed across all youth workforce providers.
  3. Develop multiple delivery methods for youth workforce providers to access professional development opportunities.
  4. Work closely with the Intermediary to assess and respond to provider skill gaps and programmatic capacity-building needs. 
  5. Support the programmatic developmental needs and implementation of the CCL program model for youth workforce providers.

To ensure Philadelphia Works maintains an open competition process, all inquiries regarding this RFP must be submitted via email to The full Request can be found attached to this blog.

Proposals are due by 5:00 PM on Friday September 29.