Contracting Opportunities for Workforce-Related Services

Ramsey County is contracting with non-profits or fiscally sponsored organizations to provide quality workforce-related services to residents through December 30, 2020. Funded by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the purpose of these contract opportunities is to address and help mitigate the economic and workforce gaps of Ramsey County residents most impacted by COVID-19.

The economic impact from COVID-19 is disproportionately affecting black people, indigenous people, people of color, people with disabilities, veterans and opportunity youth communities. Organizations that focus on ending racial and socioeconomic disparities are encouraged to apply.

Call or email the procurement specialist listed for a copy of the request for quote and to learn more. Dates are subject to change and additional requests may be posted. Answers to questions will be posted by the date listed.

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Future Today Internship Program

The CARES Future Today Internship Program is for chamber, economic development, business incubator and accelerator organizations that will provide a cohort internship experience with their member businesses for recent graduates that are COVID-19 impacted and reside in Ramsey County. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, recent graduates difficulty in gaining work experience and have experienced a more difficult labor market. Organizations will recruit, set up and match interns in partnership with member businesses.

For a copy of the requests for informal quote and to learn more, contact:

Karen Bollinger, procurement specialist
651-266-8077

Timeline

  • Released: Sept. 2, 2020
  • Questions due: Sept. 4, 2020 
  • Answers provided: Sept. 9, 2020 - View Answers (PDF)
  • Quotes due: Sept. 11, 2020 at 4:30 p.m.