The Portland Children's Levy has published two different Request for Proposals. Details and links to the RFP's can be found below:
RFP: Community Engagement on Needs and Solutions for PCL
PCL is seeking proposals from individuals, firms, teams or consultants to design and implement a community engagement process focused specifically on involving the community in a conversation about the most effective and most needed program services for children, especially children most affected by historical inequities; and to
identify community solutions to improve outcomes for children and families.
The findings and recommendations will inform the development of funding priorities and strategies for future PCL grant-making.
Please note that this IRFP (#00000952) is one of two IRFP's that will replace IRFP#00000882. IRFP#00000882 was canceled because the timeline for the work has changed and the work outlined has been separated into two parts/two solicitations: 1) Community engagement as described above; 2) And Qualitative Research of the PCL Grantmaking Process to understand service provider and stakeholder perceptions and to identify service provider-informed solutions to improve the grantmaking process/PCL operations which is outlined in the second RFP below.
Proposals for the Community Engagement RFP are due by 4 p.m. on Tuesday, July 31, 2018. For more information, and to read or download a copy of the RFP, please review the bid solicitation here
on the City of Portland's website. If you have questions, please contact Lisa Hansell at 503.823.4133 or firstname.lastname@example.org
RFP: Short-term Qualitative Research Project on PCL Grantmaking Processes
PCL is seeking proposals from individuals, firms, teams or consultants to design and implement a qualitative research approach that gathers feedback on PCL grantmaking processes and reports on findings/recommendations for improvements to be considered by the PCL Allocation Committee. The project should gather experiences and perceptions from past PCL applicants, current PCL grantees, and other stakeholders to PCL grantmaking.
Proposals for the Qualitative Research Project are due by 4 p.m. on Tuesday, July 23, 2018. For more information, and a copy of the RFP, please review the bid solicitation here on the City of Portland's website. If you have questions, please contact Meg McElroy at 503-823-2942 or
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