Request for Proposals: Summer Employment Programs

Posted by Philadelphia Youth Network on August 13, 2019

The Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN) on behalf of WorkReady Philadelphia announces the release of a Request for Proposals (RFP) to allocate funds to operate quality summer employment programs beginning Summer 2020. Non-profits and for-profit organizations that can provide educationally-enriched, career exposure and work-based-learning opportunities for youth and young adults ages 12-24 years are encouraged to apply. The RFP is available at

Learn more and download the RFP

Prospective respondents must submit an electronic Notice of Intent to Apply to inform PYN of their intent to submit an application no later than 11:59 p.m. on August 30, 2019. This notification is for planning purposes to assist in securing the necessary number of reviewers. See the Notice of Intent to Apply form.

A Bidders Conference will be held on Wednesday, August 21 at 9 a.m. or 1 p.m. at The Friends Center (Cherry Street Room) located at 1501 Cherry Street. Attendance is STRONGLY ENCOURAGED. If you are new to the system, we recommend you attend the 9 a.m. session. You will be required to include the number of persons attending and the name of your organization. Learn more and register.

All questions related to the RFP must be submitted via Answers will be posted following the Bidders’ Conference and regularly updated on

Proposals are due Wednesday, September 25, 2019 by 12:00 p.m. Please note that late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.

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