Request for Proposals

GEEMD supports job training for East End workers and the East End employers who employ them. Proposals for workforce development projects are being accepted through November 30, 2014.

Greater East End Management District

Workforce Development Funding

Request for Proposals

The Greater East End Management District allocates 3% of annual assessment revenue toward workforce development projects. The District is accepting proposals through November 30, 2014, from qualified organizations that have programs or projects that provide job training and job placement.

Criteria to be met:

  • The program or project should have a two-year plan for workforce development that will serve East End residents and East End employers.
  • The program or project should a have a detailed two-year budget with expense designated for administrative costs and true project costs.
  • The submitted proposal must be no more than 5 pages of text plus a 1-2 page budget, for a maximum of 7 pages total. Provide five copies of the proposal.
  • The program or project should bring additional leveraged resources back into the East End.
  • The receiving organization of workforce development funds from the Greater East End Management District will provide an annual report on expenditures and results to the District Board of Directors for each year that the funds are allocated to the receiving organization.

The District’s 2015 and 2016 workforce development budget is approximately $112,000.00, or approximately $56,000.00 each year, and funds will be paid to the receiving organization in January, 2015 and January, 2016.  The funding announcement for 2015-2016 will be made by December 31, 2014.

Proposals will be accepted through November 30, 2014, 5:00 p.m., and can be mailed to or delivered to:

Greater East End Management District

Workforce Development Proposal

3211 Harrisburg

Houston, Texas 77003

 or emailed to info@greatereastend.com