How to Prepare an RFP
It is a pleasure for a fundraising firm to respond to well-constructed RFP’s because it not only gives the firm a chance to demonstrate their professional expertise, but it also assures that the college will get the full measure of performance that they need in the consulting relationship. However, not every college has the expertise to put together a fundraising RFP. It is an acquired skill that is different from the skill set necessary to lead foundation boards and annual campaigns.
This guide will provide you with some suggestions about what to consider in building your RFP to make sure that you get the most from your investment in a consulting firm and to make sure the firm you choose will have a firm grasp on what you are expecting.