Update: Questions and Answers posted February 19, 2019


First 5 LA is seeking up to two (2) qualified contractors (firms or individuals) that can provide First 5 LA with content writing and editing expertise. Specifically, First 5 LA seeks experienced writers with the ability to translate complex, research-based, technical information into readable, easy-to-comprehend narratives that are easily understood by a broad array of audiences.


An application packet complete with required documents must be received by First 5 LA no later than 5:00 p.m. PT on February 21, 2019. Please review the RFQ’s Timeline for Selection Process to ensure availability during the review activities.

To ensure that all potential applicants receive the same information, questions and answers will be compiled and posted on this webpage. All questions and requests for additional information regarding this RFQ must be received before 5 p.m. PT on February 14, 2019 and answers will be posted on the website on February 19, 2019. First 5 LA reserves the sole right to determine the timing and content of the responses to all questions and requests for additional information. First 5 LA may respond to individual inquires and them post replies to all questions by the posting date.

To respond to this RFQ, please submit your proposal and all required documents through the online application system designated by First 5 LA by no later than 5 p.m. PT on February 21, 2019.

Step 1: Create a user account by clicking here.

Step 2: Once a user account has been created, click here to access the application.

Step 3: Once an application has been started, click here to modify and/or submit your application. Please do not create a new application once you have started your application.

For help with the online application click here.

Applicants must submit all required documents specified in the RFQ through this online form. It is highly recommended that you print a copy of your application for your records prior to clicking “Submit.” To do this, click “Printer-Friendly Version.” You should review the printed copy prior to submitting the application electronically. In addition, you should ensure that the attachments were successfully uploaded by reviewing the list of attachments included.


All questions and requests for additional information regarding this RFQ must be submitted via email before 5 p.m. PT on February 14, 2019 to Uyen Nune, Contract Compliance Officer, [email protected].