E. RFP Criteria

Funding allocations will be made with the consideration of each

proposal's role in the establishment of the service continuum

described in the "Building Human Capital:  Youth and Adult

Employment Initiative RFP Guidelines" and the strength of the

individual proposal itself. The following criteria will be used

when reviewing each proposal:







Building Human Capital: 

Youth and Adult Employment Initiative

Proposal Review Criteria









Points Available









Reference to Application Questions

1. PROGRAM DESIGN: To what extent is the program model aligned with RFP guidelines and likely to be effective with youth/adults with multiple barriers?  Does it provide the appropriate staffing, dosage, intake and assessment, responses to identified barriers, work experiences, and curriculum to achieve intended outcomes?

20 points

Program Application:

1, 2, 4-13, 15-17, 19, 20

Agency Overview: 2,3,5

2. INTER-AGENCY COLLABORATION: To what extent does the proposal demonstrate strong collaborative relationships with neighborhood and community partners and a commitment to contribute to a collaborative service network?

15 points

Program Application:

11, 12, 14

Agency Overview: 5

3. CULTURAL RELEVANCE:  To what extent does the proposal demonstrate connection and responsiveness to the described service population and offer culturally and linguistically appropriate recruitment, curriculum and staffing?

20 Points

Program Application:

2, 4, 6, 7, 9, 11-18

Agency Overview: 4, 6, 7

4. SUPPORTIVE SERVICES: To what extent does the program demonstrate a comprehensive approach to assessment, developmentally appropriate case management and resource linkage?

15 Points

Program Application:

5, 6, 9, 10, 12-14

Agency Overview: 4, 5

5. ORGANIZATIONAL CAPACITY: To what extent does the proposal exhibit the organizational capacity to support the proposed services (e.g. board structure, budget and staffing relative to outcomes, service numbers and long-term goals)?

15 points

Program Application:

4, 5, 6, 10, 14, 18, 20

Agency Overview: 1-5, 8, 9

6. EDUCATIONAL AND WORKFORCE ALIGNMENT: To what extent does the proposal exhibit alignment with local workforce needs, and create connections to educational and career pathways?

15 points

Program Application:

6, 8, 9, 11, 13, 14

Agency Overview: 2, 3, 5

Total Points Available



Last Updated: 08/07/2017

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