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Acadiana Workforce Solutions Area #40

Below is the link to our 2024 Request For Proposal

LWDA 40 RFP 2024

Potential bidders and others who maybe interested should submit any questions or requests for clarification in writing via email to by

April 15, 2024, no later than 4:30pm to: Brenda Foulcard, LWDA #40 Workforce Director




  1. Do bidders need to have been doing business in Louisiana for 3 years?
    • A bidder must be authorized to do business in Louisiana for 3 years. Please refer to the RFP.
  2. If a bidder is applying for more than one contract from Options 1, 2, and 3, is the bidder required to submit a separate proposal for each role/option?
    • Yes, a separate proposal must be submitted for each option.
  3. Are bidders required to submit a 21-month based on the initial contract term of 10/1/24 through 6/30/26?
    • Budget requirements are:
      • A 10-month budget from the period of October 1, 2024 – June 30, 2025.
      • A12-month budget from the period of July 1, 2025, to June 30, 2026.
  4. The proposal narrative section includes sections 1 through 4 and is limited to 15 double spaced pages.  There is also Section E. Strategy which describes specific approaches to delivering services for Options 1, 2, and 3.  Is there a page limitation for Section E. Strategy?
    • No
  5. If a bidder is applying for more than one contract from Options 1, 2, and 3, are there any additional proposal formatting instructions?
    • No, follow the rules outlined in the request for proposal (RFP).
  6. Will copies of slides/recordings from the Bidder’s Conference be available upon request?
    • Yes
  7. Will there be virtual options for the upcoming Bidder’s Conference?
    • Yes, there was a virtual option for the Bidder’s Conference.