The goal of the Request for Proposal (RFP) is to present a project in the context of the organization and its goals so that great vendors can submit the best possible proposals. Once you have written this proposal it is time to find great vendors to send you bids. Unless you are Kevin Costner in Field of Dreams, if you write it people won’t necessarily come and bid. Here is a helpful approach to getting vendors to bid.
RFP Resources and Templates
See our ultimate nonprofit RFP guide with examples and templates.