The Capital Region Workforce Development Board (WDB) is requesting proposals from qualified sources to provide year-round services to WIOA eligible youth in accordance with the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, and in accordance with the stipulations contained in the Request For Proposal (RFP).


The purpose of this RFP is to solicit proposals from organizations interested in establishing collaborations to provide comprehensive educational, development and employment preparation services via a skills-based design to WIOA eligible youth age 14-24, with an emphasis on serving Out-of-School Youth.  The Capital Region WDB is looking to fund programs that address the academic, occupational, social, economic, and personal needs of the region’s disadvantaged youth in the youth category that result in measurable outcomes and meet the established federal and state performance measures


The Capital Region Workforce Development Area includes Albany, Rensselaer, and Schenectady counties.


Questions regarding the RFP can be emailed to:


In Albany:                                    In Rensselaer:                            In Schenectady:

Raphael Tucker                               Joseph Mazzariello                         Bailey Gardiner

City of Albany                                  Rensselaer County                          Schenectady County

Dept. of Youth & Workforce         Dept. of E & T                                  Job Training Agency             


A complete RFP packet can be downloaded HERE


All proposals must be submitted by 4 pm, August 18, 2023