Posting Date: June 5, 2020
Update: Information Session will take place via Zoom platform. Applicants who registered before June 15, 2020 must re-register using the link below in order to attend the session.
Update: FAQs posted on June 29, 2020
Update: Application Deadline Extended to July 21, 2020 and Timeline Revised; Additional FAQs posted on July 9, 2020
First 5 LA is seeking the services of a consultant (individual or firm) to design and implement a comprehensive workplan to inform how we can best approach diversity, equity and inclusion (including implicit bias) in First 5 LA’s internal policies and practices. While the focus is on First 5 LA’s internal policies and practices, the workplan may inform our programmatic strategies. The consultant selected must have experience guiding non-profit and/or government agencies through the implementation and completion of an organization-wide DEI transformation.
- Cover Letter - PDF
- Diversity, Equity & Inclusion RFP - PDF Updated on July 2, 2020
- Appendix A – Checklist (Information)
- Appendix B – First 5 LA Strategic Plan (Information)
- Appendix C – Level 2 Review: Proposal Scoring Criteria (Information)
- Appendix D - Litigation and Contract Compliance Form (For Submission)
- Appendix E – References (For Submission)
- Appendix F – Sample Contract (Information)
- FAQs Updated on July 9, 2020
HOW TO APPLY
An application packet complete with required documents must be received by First 5 LA no later than 5:00 p.m. PT on July 21, 2020. Please review the RFP’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 RFP must be received before 5 p.m. PT on June 30, 2020 and answers will be posted on the website by July 9, 2020. 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 then post replies to all questions by the posting date.
To respond to this RFP, please submit your proposal and all required documents through the online application system designated by First 5 LA no later than 5:00 p.m. PT July 21, 2020.
Step 1: Create a user account by clicking here.
Step 2: Once a user account has been created, click the link 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 RFP 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 RFP must be submitted via email before 5 p.m. PT on June 30, 2020 to Andrea Abeleda, Contract Operations & Purchasing Manager, [email protected].