Bids & RFPs

City of Shreveport - Youth Request for Services

DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

WIOA REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

Deadline:  Friday, April 9, 2021 @ 5:00 p.m.

Local Workforce Development Board (LWDB 71), is Requesting For Proposals (RFP) from qualified organizations that are interested in providing year-round services to eligible youth in accordance with the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2014, which hereby supersedes the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 and amends the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act, the Wagner-Peyser Act, and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; the State of Louisiana Interpretations, the LWDB plans and policies, and in accordance with the Local Workforce Development Area 71 (LWDA 71) requirements.

A Pre-Bidders Orientation will initiate via a Zoom meeting Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 2:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M.CST.  Bidders must contact Penny Butler by noon March 9, 2021 to be added to the teleconference with name of individual(s) that will be in attendance and an email and phone number for a contact with that agency that will be in attendance via Zoom to the orientation.   Login information will be made available on our website: https://www.shreveportla.gov/908/Workforce after 2:00 pm March 9, 2021. 

To view RFP, click here.

City of Shreveport 

Request for Proposal (RFP)

2021 Neighborhood Investment Program (NIP)

Submission Deadline - January 18, 2021, at 5:00 pm.

The City of Shreveport Department of Community Development has released its Program Year 2021 Neighborhood Investment Program (NIP) application. NIP offers small grants to neighborhood-based organizations in the city limits of Shreveport to do projects that improve the quality of life in their neighborhoods. Grants range from $2,500 to $6,000. Grants are intended to spur small, grassroots community projects.

The city must be in receipt of an original and three (3) copies of the proposal complete with all attachments, on or before the above date.   These deadlines are firm as to date and hour.    Applications that arrive after the deadline or incomplete applications will not be accepted.   Diskettes, facsimiles, will not be accepted.  The application must be signed by the applicant’s Board Chairman, CEO, Director, or President.  All proposals become the property of the city of Shreveport.

 You may contact Ms. Cathy Mitchell, Planner lll, at (318) 673-7556 for information.

 The grant period for funding is January 01, 2021 to December 31, 2021.

To view RFP, click here.




City of Shreveport - Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) 

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

Public Facilities Activities/Capital Projects  CFDA Number: 14.128

Submission Deadline - January 15, 2021 at 5:00 pm.

The City of Shreveport (“City”), through its Department of Community Development, is currently accepting public facility proposals for funding consideration under the Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) for eligible governmental and nonprofit entities. These funds are allocated by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The CDBG program is authorized by the Housing and Community Development (HCD) Act of 1974.   Regulations governing this program can be found at 24 CFR 570.

The city has approximately $320,620 available for projects under this NOFA.  Acquisition and improvements of public facilities that promote a public benefit, such as homeless shelters, workforce development centers, healthcare facilities, historic preservation properties,  and other facilities that have significant public benefit will be considered for funding.  Projects selected under this NOFA will begin on February 1, 2021.

To view RFP, click here.