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Grant and Contract Opportunities

The Higher Education Coordinating Commission (HECC) supports numerous services and strategic initiatives through grants and contracts. All current HECC grant and contract requests for proposals and applications are listed below. We welcome new applicants for grant and contract opportunities.

If you are interested in becoming a supplier of goods or services for the State of Oregon, you can register through OregonBuys. The HECC contract opportunities that are listed below are also listed in OregonBuys, the state’s e-procurement system. HECC grant opportunities only appear on this page. Click on each grant and contract topic below to find more information on eligibility requirements and how to apply.

Please click on the name of the grant or contract opportunity below to find more information on the scope of work, eligibility requirements, and more. It is important to review all requirements in the document/s provided.

Name of Grant or Contract
​Request for Applications: 23-180, AmeriCorps Planning Grant Opportunity 2024-25 OregonServes Commission
OregonBuys number
N/A
Due date
8/1/2024
Summary of Work

Planning grants support the development of AmeriCorps programs so Applicants are better prepared to compete for an AmeriCorps program grant in following grant cycles.​​

Deadline to Apply
Deadline: 08/01/2024
Review all Requirements
Review all requirements in the following documents:
Support
​​Contact HECC Procurement with questions: HECC.Procurement@HECC.Oregon.gov​​​​

Name of Grant or Contract
Request for Applications (“RFA”) 23-141 Workforce Ready Round 3H: Healthcare
OregonBuys number
N/A
Due date
7/31/2024
Summary of Work

​The State of Oregon, acting by and through its Higher Education Coordinating Commission (“HECC”), is issuing this Request for Applications (“RFA”) to award grants to eligible entities that administer workforce programs in the health care sector as authorized by ORS 660.400.


Optional Information Sessions:

Information Sessions recordings:

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Deadline to Apply
Deadline to apply: July 31, 2024
Review all Requirements

Review all requirements in the following documents:






Support

FREE coaching and guidance on the application process is available for Applicants and prospective applicants through Technical Assistance Providers contracted by HECC.  These providers can support you throughout the application process to help determine eligibility and give feed back on your application.    You can find their contact information in Section 1.4 of the RFA.  


Contact HECC Procurement with questions: 971-372-1133



Name of Grant or Contract
Request for Applications (“RFA”) 23-174 Workforce Ready Round 3M: Manufacturing
OregonBuys number
N/A
Due date
7/31/2024
Summary of Work

​The State of Oregon, acting by and through its Higher Education Coordinating Commission (“HECC”), is issuing this Request for Applications (“RFA”) to award grants to eligible entities that administer workforce programs in the manufacturing sector as authorized by ORS 660.400​. ​

Optional Information Sessions:

Information Sessions recordings:


Deadline to Apply
Deadline to apply: July 31, 2024
Review all Requirements

Review all requirements in the following documents:




Support

FREE coaching and guidance on the application process is available for Applicants and prospective applicants through Technical Assistance Providers contracted by HECC.  These providers can support you throughout the application process to help determine eligibility and give feed back on your application.    You can find their contact information in Section 1.4 of the RFA.  


Contact HECC Procurement with questions: 971-372-1133​


Name of Grant or Contract
Request for Applications (“RFA”) 23-175 Workforce Ready Round 3T: Technology
OregonBuys number
N/A
Due date
7/31/2024
Summary of Work

The State of Oregon, acting by and through its Higher Education Coordinating Commission (“HECC”), is issuing this Request for Applications (“RFA”) to award grants to eligible entities that administer workforce programs in the technology sector as authorized by ORS 660.400.

Optional Information Sessions:

Information Sessions recordings:


Deadline to Apply
Deadline to apply: July 31, 2024
Review all Requirements

​Review all requirements in the following documents:




Support

FREE coaching and guidance on the application process is available for Applicants and prospective applicants through Technical Assistance Providers contracted by HECC.  These providers can support you throughout the application process to help determine eligibility and give feed back on your application.    You can find their contact information in Section 1.4 of the RFA.  


Contact HECC Procurement with questions: 971-372-1133



Name of Grant or Contract
Request for Proposals: 23-130, Grant Technical Assistance
OregonBuys number
S-52500-00009258
Due date
6/30/2024
Summary of Work

​HECC is accepting Proposals for Grant Applicant Technical Assistance providers. Please review the RFP for more information. **To ensure consideration for Workforce Ready Grant Applicant Technical Assistance, please submit proposals by February 14, 2024**​

Deadline to Apply
Deadline: Workforce Ready Grant Assistance Proposals 2/14/2024, Rolling deadline for all 06/30/2024
Review all Requirements

​Review all requirements in the following documents:


Support

​Contact HECC Procurement with questions: HECC.Procurement@HECC.Oregon.gov​

Name of Grant or Contract
Sole Source: 24-003 Salem Convention Center - Sole Source Determination Oregon Buys
OregonBuys number
S-52500-00010396
Due date
5/21/2024
Summary of Work
This sole source justification applies to the rental of the facility space, hotel rooms, catering, and audio-visual equipment for the 2024 ABS Education Summit.


Deadline to Apply
Deadline: 5/21/2024
Review all Requirements
Support

​Contact HECC Procurement with questions:​​ HECC.Procurement@HECC.Oregon.gov

Name of Grant or Contract
Sole Source Justification: 23-013B-SS Oregon Talent Summit 2024
OregonBuys number
N/A
Due date
5/1/2024
Summary of Work

2024 Oregon Talent Summit -This ​ sole source justification applies to the rental of the facility space, hotel rooms, catering, and audio-visual equipment for the 2024 Oregon Talent Summit.

Deadline to Apply
Deadline: 5/1/2024
Review all Requirements

​Review all requirements in the following document:


Support

Contact HECC Procurement with questions:​​ HECC.Procurement@HECC.Oregon.gov