The Grundy Livingston Kankakee Workforce Board in partnership with County of Kankakee releases a Request for Proposal (RFP) under the Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) for youth service providers.  Youth services providers are being sought to deliver youth workforce development services in Grundy, Livingston, and/or Kankakee counties who meet federal eligibility guidelines under WIOA.

A bidder’s conferences will be held.  It is not mandatory that bidders attend; however, Workforce Board staff encourage all interested organizations to attend.  The bidder’s conference is scheduled for October 17, 2023 at 10:00 am to be held at the Grundy Livingston Kankakee Workforce Board, 200 E. Court Street, Suite 506, Kankakee, IL.  A virtual WebEx link is available for organizations to participate in the bidder’s conference which are unable to attend in person.  Organizations are to email [email protected] by 5 pm, October 16, 2023 to request the virtual link.  Any request received after this date and time will not be entertained. 

Inquiries regarding this RFP should be directed to Ladonna Russell via email to [email protected].  Questions must be presented in writing by October 13, 2023.  Questions other than those presented in writing by the due date will not be entertained.

A summary of all questions received from prospective respondents and answers will be posted on the Workforce Board website at www.glkwb.com following the Bidder’s conference. 

The deadline for submitting proposals is 12:00 p.m. on January 10, 2024.


Click the below links to access the RFP

Youth Services RFP

Budget Template