EC Works is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services, and alternate formats are available to individuals with limited English proficiency free of cost upon request. Support for workforce services in the East Cascades area are primarily funded through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), the U.S. Department of Labor and Oregon’s Higher Education Coordinating Commission.

​​​​East Cascades Works Request for Proposals:

Workforce Investment & Opportunity Act Youth Title 1b Service Provider

East Cascades Works is seeking proposals from organizations that have the capacity, experience and community networks necessary to deliver comprehensive, year-round Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act services to eligible young people ages 16-24 living in Jefferson, Crook and Deschutes counties. 


Funding for this opportunity is provided through the U.S. Department of Labor’s Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and made possible through a grant from the Higher Education Coordinating Commission (HECC).

Applicants should use the estimate below when crafting their proposal and budget, which represents funding anticipated for the 2020 Program Year, defined as July 1, 2020- June 30, 2021. . EC Works reserves the right to modify the anticipated funding amount based on actual funding provided by the HECC.  EC Works and the successful applicant will further negotiate final budgets and corresponding deliverables during the contracting period. 

*Applicants must download and use the REQUIRED BUDGET WORKBOOK 

​​All questions regarding this request for proposals must be submitted via email with the following subject “RFP Youth Inquiry” to: Only questions submitted to this email address will receive a response. Questions will be responded to within three (3) business days and will be posted, along with the question, in the Request for Proposals page of EC Works’ website. Questions received after Noon Pacific Time; Monday March 16, 2020 will not be answered.  

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