Current Opportunities with the Washington State Department of Commerce

Request for Proposal: Washington State Child Care Industry Assessment

The Department of Commerce is currently offering an opportunity for firms to apply for a competitive funding solicitation to conduct research and analysis to support directives in Chapter 368, Laws of 2019 (2SHB 1344) and Chapter 369, Laws of 2019 (E2SHB 1391). This legislation requires Commerce, in collaboration with the Department of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF) and the Child Care Collaborative Task Force to contract with a third party to conduct

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Request for Proposal: Leadership development, community building, and other services for South King County Native American women

The Department of Commerce is initiating this RFP to solicit proposals from firms interested in promoting, fostering and supporting current, new and emerging Native American women leaders, as well as promoting community development, civic engagement, and capacity building within the Native American women community in south King County. This opportunity is open to all entities that meet the minimum qualifications. Funding is anticipated to be $500,000 for a two year

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Request for Proposal: Microenterprise Business Assistance

The Washington State Department of Commerce is initiating this Request for Proposals (RFP) to solicit proposals from firms interested in participating on a project to provide microenterprise business assistance to people with limited incomes in non-metro areas of the state start and sustain small businesses. More Information Questions? Contact Jaclyn Perez, RFP Coordinator, at Jaclyn.perez@commerce.wa.gov or 360-725.4049. Download the full RFP. Q & A Responses Download Addendum 2 Question and

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Request for Proposal: Industrial Waste Coordination Program

The Department of Commerce is soliciting proposals from firms interested in producing a report and recommendations for establishing an industrial waste coordination program. The report will address topics such as the definition of “industrial symbiosis”, feedback from relevant industry stakeholders, data collection systems for existing material flows, case studies, performance metrics for resource hubs, and other issues and requirements. Commerce intends to award one contract for no more than $97,000.

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Request for Proposal: Better Health Through Housing

The Department of Commerce is issuing this Request for Proposals to solicit proposals to create a pilot program to achieve “better health through housing” in collaboration with an Accountable Community of Health (ACH).  The pilot will establish partnerships between an ACH, hospitals, and housing providers and will be modeled after the Better Health through Housing program implemented in Chicago, Illinois.  This funding opportunity is only available to the nine Accountable

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Sole Source Notices

Rape Prevention and Education Support Program

August 7, 2019

The Department of Commerce (Commerce) intends to award a sole source contract to Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs. The contract will be awarded on or about August 21, 2019, and will expire on January 31, 2020. The contract amount is $18,005.00. The contract may be amended to extend performance and/or increase funds.

This contract provides administrative and operations support (inclusive of salaries, benefits, and sexual assault prevention experience and expertise) to Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs to carry out the activities of the Rape Prevention and Education (RPE) Support Program SFY2020.

Inquiries for this posting can be sent to sarah.champion@commerce.wa.gov or (360) 725-4089.  Inquiries must be submitted within ten (10) business days of this notice.

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Shanna-Mae Cullen-Oden
shanna-mae.cullen-oden@commerce.wa.gov
 360-725-4030

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