Requests for Proposals Archive

Following is a listing of expired Requests for Proposals (RFPs), Requests for Qualifications (RFQs) and program nominations recently solicited by the CPED Department. Proposals are not currently being solicited for these projects. These RFPS remain on the web site for reference purposes only. Please visit active RFP page for information on current, non-expired RFPs.

 

Business Development

 

Commercial - Industrial Property and Development

  • The City of Minneapolis Department of Community Planning and Economic Development sought development proposals for the redevelopment of the property located at 1501 Nicollet Avenue South. Proposals were due on or before Wednesday, August 23, 2006 by 4:00 p.m. RFP Materials

 

Development

  • CPED issued the annual Great Streets Business District Support (BDS) RFP on January 24, 2019. Proposals were due by 4:00 p.m., Thursday, February 28, 2019
    The RFP document (PDF) contains the information needed to submit a responsive proposal, including: restrictions to Great Streets-eligible geographic areas, eligible and ineligible activities, contract requirements, evaluation criteria, and important dates. The RFP Proposal Form is the Word document organizations used to submit as outlined in the RFP document.  The Budget template is the Excel document organizations used and submitted as outlined in the RFP document. Q&A Document (PDF)

Downtown East Development

Economic Development

  • Professional Services Solicitation: Convenience Stores with Menthol Restriction
    The Minneapolis Small Business Team sought one or more consultants (individuals, for-profit businesses, Business Technical Assistance Program (B-TAP) providers, Business Associations and/or Neighborhood Organizations) to conduct outreach to independently owned convenience stores impacted by the menthol tobacco sales restriction, and connect them with appropriate technical assistance and other business resources as needed. Tobacco Solicitation (PDF)Store Encounter Form (DOC)  

Employment and Training Assistance

  • The Minneapolis Workforce Development Board and the City of Minneapolis Employment and Training solicited proposals from 2016-2020 Eligible Providers for the following six (6) funding opportunities to grow a competitive workforce through community-based programming that meet the education and training needs of youth and adult job seekers while addressing the priorities of businesses throughout the Minneapolis workforce development system. Proposals were due by 4:00 pm CST on February 10, 2017. The 2016-2020 Eligible Providers were selected through a competitive solicitation in 2015. Grant recipients new to City of Minneapolis Employment and Training-funded grants must execute a master contract agreement before Minneapolis Employment and Training will disburse any funds. 2016-2020 Master Contract Terms-Conditions (pdf)

    •   WIOA Youth Services Request for Proposals
    The Minneapolis Workforce Development Board and City of Minneapolis Employment and Training are soliciting proposals from Eligible Providers to provide Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Youth comprehensive employment and training services, including work-based learning, an introduction to career pathways, attainment of recognized credentials and wraparound support services. 

        WIOA Youth Services RFP (pdf)
        WIOA Youth RFP – Fillable Cover Page (doc)


    •   STEP-UP Middle School and Pre-Employment for Healthcare Jobs Training Services Request for Proposals
    The Minneapolis Workforce Development Board and City of Minneapolis Employment and Training are soliciting proposals from Eligible Providers to provide STEP-UP Youth Employment Program services.

        STEP-UP Middle-School and Pre-Employment for Healthcare Jobs Training RFP (pdf)
        STEP-UP RFP – Fillable Cover Page (doc)


    •   STEP-UP Discover Professional Development and TABE Testing Services Request for Proposals
    The Minneapolis Workforce Development Board and City of Minneapolis Employment and Training are soliciting proposals from Eligible Providers to provide STEP-UP Youth Employment Program services.

        STEP-UP Discover Professional Development and TABE Testing RFP (pdf)
        STEP-UP RFP – Fillable Cover Page (doc)


    •   STEP-UP Services Request for Proposals
    The Minneapolis Workforce Development Board and City of Minneapolis Employment and Training are soliciting proposals from Eligible Providers to provide STEP-UP Youth Employment Program services.

        STEP-UP Services RFP (pdf)
        STEP-UP RFP – Fillable Cover Page (doc)


    •   WIOA Adult Services Request for Proposals
    The Minneapolis Workforce Development Board and City of Minneapolis Employment and Training are soliciting proposals from Eligible Providers to provide Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Adult “individualized” career, support and training services focused on individuals with barriers to employment using a career pathways model.

        WIOA Adult Services RFP (pdf)
        WIOA Adult RFP – Fillable Cover Page (doc)
        QUESTIONS and ANSWERS – WIOA Adult (pdf)


    •   WIOA Dislocated Worker Services Request for Proposals
    The Minneapolis Workforce Development Board and City of Minneapolis Employment and Training are soliciting proposals from Eligible Providers to provide formula-funded Dislocated Worker services. 

        WIOA Dislocated Workers Services RFP (pdf)
        DW RFP – Fillable Cover Page (doc)
        QUESTIONS and ANSWERS – Dislocated Worker (pdf)

  • Public Comment Period: Minneapolis Workforce Development Board 2016 Local Unified Plan 
    The Minneapolis Workforce Development Board posted its 2016 & 2017 Local Plan for Public Comment. The public comment period was open for 30 days beginning Friday, May 13 and closed Monday, June 13. 
    Minneapolis WIOA Local Plan 2016 (pdf)
  • Request for Proposals: City of Minneapolis Higher Education Career Advisors Project (HECAP)
    The City of Minneapolis Employment and Training announced a competitive Request for Proposals (RFP) for employment service agencies to provide career advising services to Minneapolis high school students. Services will be targeted to youth living in/or attending school in North Minneapolis or the Cedar Riverside area. Services are open to all Minneapolis high school aged youth and there are no income guidelines for program eligibility.
    Minneapolis Higher Education Career Advisors Project (HECAP) Request for Proposals
  • City of Minneapolis Employment and Training Funding Announcement
    Funding is now available for 2016 City of Minneapolis job fairs, a partnership between Hennepin County and City of Minneapolis Employment and Training. 2016 Job fair funding provided by Hennepin County.

    Minneapolis Employment and Training, a division of the City of Minneapolis department of Community Planning and Economic Development, has received Hennepin County funding to support a series of 2016 job fairs. The City of Minneapolis Employment and Training is seeking nonprofit and community-based organizations to plan and deliver these events.

    This announcement provides guidelines for submitting job fair proposals, an outline of proposal requirements, an estimated project budget sheet, and marketing guidance.

    Preference will be given to proposed collaborations of multiple organizations working to develop fresh and innovative approaches to job fairs, with a focus on employment access for underserved Minneapolis communities. At least one collaborating partner must be an approved City of Minneapolis eligible provider.
  • City of Minneapolis Employment and Training BUILD Leaders

    The City of Minneapolis Employment and Training announces a competitive Request for
    Proposals (RFP) for two (2) employment service agencies to provide employment and training
    program services to disenfranchised 18-24 Minneapolis residents as part of the BUILD Leaders
    initiative. The primary focus of this project is to build employment readiness, develop fundamental
    job skills, and provide a foundation to build healthier cycles and habits. For further information,
    contact Teresa Harrold. Proposals were due on Friday, March 4, 2016. Agencies who
    respond to this RFP:

    1) Must be on the Minneapolis Employment and Training’s Eligible Providers List for 2016-2020;
    2) Must provide outreach, recruitment and targeted services to young adults either from the
    North Minneapolis African American or South Minneapolis American Indian communities; and
    3) No one agency can apply for more than one identified community.

    Build Leaders RFP (pdf)
    Questions and Answers (pdf) 
  • Minneapolis Employment and Training Application to U.S. Department of Labor TechHire Partnership Grant

    The City of Minneapolis Employment and Training is the lead applicant in a metropolitan-wide grant proposal to the U.S. Department of Labor TechHire Partnership Grant opportunity (CFDA #17.268). The proposal will improve career pathways for youth and young adults between the ages of 17-29 in the high-growth Information Technology sector.

    In advance of the March 11, 2016 application deadline, Minneapolis Employment and Training seeks to select partners to serve as Workforce Intermediary, Employment Service Providers and Training Providers. Eligibility requirements and guidelines for these application opportunities can be found in the solicitations:

    Please check this site regularly for updates to these opportunities.

  • The Minneapolis Youth Council and the City of Minneapolis Employment and Training announced a competitive Request for Proposals (RFP) for an employment service agency to provide year round education and employment and training case management services to economically disadvantaged 14-24 year old Minneapolis youth. The goal of Minneapolis Youth Works is to help youth and young adults learn academic, life and work skills, identify career paths, and achieve meaningful employment. For further information, contact Teresa Harrold.  Proposals were due by 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 21, 2015. Agencies who respond to this RFP:

    1. must be on the Minneapolis Employment and Training’s Eligible Providers List for 2011-2015;
    2. must not currently be under contract with Minneapolis Employment and Training to provide Minneapolis Youth Works services; and
    3. must provide outreach, recruitment and targeted services to youth who reside in the 55454 zip code area.

  • The Minneapolis Youth Council and the City of Minneapolis Employment and Training announces a competitive Request for Proposals (RFP) for an employment service agency to provide year round education and employment and training case management services to economically disadvantaged 14-21 year old Minneapolis youth. The goal of Minneapolis Youth Works is to help youth and young adults learn academic, life and work skills, identify career paths, and achieve meaningful employment. For further information, contact Teresa Harrold. Proposals were due by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, September 12, 2014. Agencies who responded to this RFP:
    1. must be on the Minneapolis Employment and Training’s Eligible Providers List for 2011-2015;
    2. must not currently be under contract with Minneapolis Employment and Training to provide Minneapolis Youth Works services; and
    3. must provide outreach, recruitment and targeted services to the American Indian community. 
    RFP Materials  Questions and Answers (pdf)
  • The City of Minneapolis Employment and Training announced a competitive Request for Proposals (RFP) for employment service agencies to provide outreach, eligibility determination, case management, job placement, and employment retention services to Minneapolis Adult Placement and Retention participants. The goal of Adult Placement and Retention is to provide low-income, unemployed or underemployed, diverse Minneapolis residents with vocational counseling and other services that lead to unsubsidized employment. For further information contact Tim Beaver Proposals were due by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, April 4, 2014. Agencies who responded to this RFP:
    1) must be on the Minneapolis Employment and Training’s Eligible Providers List for 2011-2015;
    2) must not currently be under contract with Minneapolis Employment and Training to provide Adult placement services; and
    3) must provide services either in a North Minneapolis location (service location in zip code 55405, 55411, or 55412) and/or must provide   outreach, recruitment, and services to the Hispanic/Latino community
    RFP Materials (doc) 
    Questions and Answers (pdf)
  • CPED sought a STEP-UP Education Services provider for the STEP-UP Summer jobs program. Please forward this link to anyone that may be interested in responding to this RFP. Proposals were due Friday, October 25, 2013 by 4:00 p.m.
    Questions & Answers
  • The Minneapolis Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Youth Council and City of Minneapolis Employment & Training Program (METP) sought Request for Proposals (RFP) from experienced employment and training organizations to provide year round education and employment and training case management services to economically disadvantaged Minneapolis youth, ages 14-21. Agencies responding to this RFP must be on the METP Eligible Providers List for 2011-2015.  Proposals were due on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 by 4:00 p.m. RFP Materials, Question and Answers

  • The City of Minneapolis Employment & Training Program (METP), in partnership with Hennepin/Carver Workforce Investment  Board, is applying for a DOL Young Adult (ages 18-21) Ex-Offender Grant. METP sought proposals to select one experienced employment and training provider partner who will be named in the grant application. Agencies responding to this RFP must be on the METP Eligible Providers List for 2011-2015. Proposals were due on Friday, March 16, 2012 by 4:00 p.m. RFP  There were no requests for clarification for this RFP. Deadline: March 9, 4:00 p.m.
  • The Minneapolis Employment and Training Program sought proposals from qualified employment service agencies to provide RENEW Minneapolis employment services to residents of Minneapolis who meet program eligibility guidelines. Employment service agencies must be on the METP Eligible Providers List for 2011-2015; services will include (but are not limited to): outreach and intake, eligibility determination, participant assessment, career counseling, placement into approved training programs, case management, job placement, retention, and career advancement services. Questions regarding the RFP must be submitted in writing, via email, to Marie Larson, RENEW Project Manager. Responses will be posted on the website (see below). No pre-proposal conference will be held. Proposals were due Friday, February 17, 2012 at 4:00 p.m.
    RENEW Minneapolis RFP (pdf)
    RENEW Minneapolis RFP Questions and Answers
  • The City of Minneapolis sought a qualified community-based employment service agency from the Minneapolis Employment and Training Program Eligible Provider List for 2011 - 2015 to provide North Minneapolis FastTRAC Project wraparound education and career counseling, including, but not limited to; assessment, referral to ABE services and MnSCU FastTRAC training, mentoring services to enrolled participants during training, and placement and retention services post-training.  Agencies responding to this RFQ must be on the METP Eligible Providers List for 2011-2015.
    North Minneapolis FastTRAC

    North Minneapolis FastTRAC RFQ Questions and Answers 
  • The City of Minneapolis Employment & Training Program (METP) applyed for a DOL Civic Justice Corps Grant to serve juvenile offenders. METP sought proposals through a Request For Qualifications (RFQ) process for the purposes of establishing the Civic Justice Corps Provider Partners list from who METP may contract for these services. Agencies responding to this RFQ must be on the METP Eligible Providers List for 2011-2015. Request For Qualifications: Department of Labor (DOL) Civic Justice Corps Grant to serve juvenile offenders
  • The City of Minneapolis Employment and Training Program and Ramsey County Workforce Solutions announce a competitive request for green job skills training proposals, for RENEW Pathways Out of Poverty participants. Under this Green Jobs Skills Training Request for Proposals (RFP), entities interested in providing job skills training to RENEW Pathways Out of Poverty participants will demonstrate their capacity to deliver such training to enrolled RENEW program participants. Proposals are being solicited in order to expand the number of RENEW training providers to include pre-apprenticeship training, apprentice training programs, and professional skill-building services in the RENEW training collaborative. These training services will provide key linkages between trained participants and jobs in the green economy. Proposals were due by 4:00 p.m. CST on Tuesday, May 17, 2011. RFP Materials, Questions and Answers
  • The City of Minneapolis Employment and Training Program (METP) sought proposals from experienced employment and training service providers to implement a project involving client recruitment, eligibility determination, assessment, employment plan development, case management and job placement/retention services for clients enrolled in skills training programs. Proposals were due by 4:00 p.m., Friday, April 29, 2011. Agencies responding to this RFP must be on the METP Eligible Providers List for 2011-2015. RFP Materials, Questions and Answers 
  • The Minneapolis Employment and Training Program sought experienced training providers to develop and implement work readiness training for youth participating in the 2011 STEP-UP Program. A pre-proposers conference will be held on Tuesday, December 14 at 1:00 at the Crown Roller Mill, 105 5th Avenue South, Minneapolis, 55401. Proposals were due on Friday, January 7, 2011 by 4:00 p.m. STEP-UP Work Readiness Training RFP (pdf) 
  • The Minneapolis Employment and Training Program sought experienced training providers to develop and implement work readiness training for youth participating in the 2011 STEP-UP Program. A pre-proposers conference will be held on Tuesday, December 14 at 1:00 at the Crown Roller Mill, 105 5th Avenue South, Minneapolis, 55401. Proposals were due on Friday, January 7, 2011 by 4:00 p.m. STEP-UP Work Readiness Training RFP
 

Housing Development/Commercial

  • CPED solicited commercial, home ownership, or rental housing development proposals for the city-owned property at 628 Franklin Avenue East. Priority will be given to fully funded commercial or market rate housing proposals. NOTE: City may grant a one-year exclusive development rights to the winning proposal. Proposals were due at noon on Friday May 29, 2015. RFP Materials (pdf),  Survey (pdf),  Timeline (pdf) 

Housing Development

Housing Services

Mixed Use

Transit - Oriented Development

  • The Department of Community Planning and Economic Development of the City of Minneapolis issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for housing development on the 27th & Penn Avenue North site in the Jordan neighborhood of Minneapolis. The site has a total area of 26,426 square feet and consists of five properties: 2712 Penn, 2718 Penn, 2720 Penn, 2724 Penn, and 2730 Penn. (about 0.6 acres). It is vacant and has been cleared of all structures. The RFP provides a 30-day period for developers to prepare and submit proposals. The deadline for proposals was 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 27, 2013.

 

Last updated Jul 31, 2019

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