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  • The Opportunity Central (OC) campus is intentionally designed to 1.) facilitate the development, training and upskilling of present and future career workforce 2.) provide access to innovative higher education programs and certifications, and 3.) accommodate successful business operations within the facility designed for student and community integration specifically for students to gain real-world experience. 

    As an innovative concept, The OC will require future partners and business models to embrace purpose-driven education through student employment, training and mentorship.

    Request for Proposal: Future Business Partners for The OC

    Forney ISD is seeking proposals from future business partners interested in operating a retail store, office, or providing a service inside of the Opportunity Central (OC) to be open to students as early as fall 2023 or beginning of 2024 . The ideal partner will provide goods and/or services that are “in demand” and will benefit the students, FISD staff and the community in exchange for low-cost facility use.

    VIEW REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

    COMPLETE INTENT TO SUBMIT PROPOSAL FORM

    SUBMIT QUESTIONS

    OC BROCHURE


    Timeline for RFP process

    Wednesday, June 15, 2022

    Publish RFP Notice

    Wednesday, June 29, 2022

    Deadline to submit questions

    Friday, July 1, 2022

    Complete Intent to Submit Proposal Form

    Tuesday, July 5, 2022

    Q & A published on website

    Tuesday, July 19, 2022 at 3pm

    Deadline for proposal submissions

    July 20 - 27, 2022

    Review RFP proposals

    August 18 - 19, 2022

    Interviews/presentations with selected RFP responders

    August 25, 2022

    Complete selection process

    August 29, 2022

    Notification of acceptance

    September 1, 2022

    Execution of Partner Agreements/Facility Use Agreements