Department of Commerce Releases Call for Ideas on Supporting Connection to Career Pathways



The Department of Commerce is happy to announce we are seeking proposals that identify innovative, evidence-informed approaches to supporting under- and un- employed Philadelphians prepare for- and connect to- sustainable career pathways that pay a living wage. This Call for Ideas is open to both reentry and non-reentry programs/initiatives. The deadline to apply is November 11th with an intent to apply deadline of October 31st.


In addition to this Call for Ideas, we will be releasing an RFP to fund customized job training/workforce development reentry programs specifically for our Fair Chance Hiring Initiative Employer-Partners early in the new year.


If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to Talent.Development@phila.gov.