Share this Request for Proposal


Deadline: September 16, 2011


Commonwealth Corporation and the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (ESE) are pleased to release a new Request for Proposals: Models to Successfully Transition Adult Learners to Community College. This RFP is aimed at increasing the number of adult learners in ESE-funded Community Adult Learning Centers who matriculate in certificate or degree programs at community colleges in Massachusetts.

The lead applicant must be a Community Adult Learning Center funded by ESE. A list of the Centers can be found at Applicants must form a collaboration of adult basic education, workforce development and community college partners to provide academic, career readiness and support services that are designed to help adult learners gain the skills and knowledge needed to successfully transition to community college. Additionally, these collaborations are being asked to make a commitment to share their experiences in order to help shape future policy. 


Budget Forms for RFP Application


Applications are due on September 16, 2011 by 12:00 noon. 


Written questions will be accepted via email until September 9th and questions and answers will be posted online on a weekly basis. Email your questions to 


Q&A for the week of July 11, 2011

There were no Q&A for the week of July 18, 2011

Q&A for the week of July 25, 2011

Q&A for the week of August 1, 2011


The Bidder's Conference Webinar was held on July 19, 2011. View the presentation. Q&A from the bidder's conference will be posted during the week of July 25, 2011.


Karen Shack