RFP: Fundraising/Advancement Consulting Services

World Renew recently conducted a comprehensive evaluation of its department that is responsible for general program fundraising through a variety of channels. One of the distinct recommendations flowing from the evaluation was to reorganize strategically, using a comprehensive fundraising campaign (CFC) as the vehicle for that change. World Renew aims to use that approach to significantly increase its capacity to engage new and existing constituents and increase organizational revenue.

Key Consultancy Objective
World Renew seeks to engage an experienced fundraising consultant or consulting firm to provide strategy, direction, counsel, accountability, design and implementation of a comprehensive fundraising campaign that will reframe organizational structure and fundraising for the next decade.

Profile of Consultant/Firm:
1. Deep understanding and affirmation of World Renew’s mission and values
2. Demonstrated knowledge and experience with the external fundraising environment in which international humanitarian organizations like World Renew operate
3. In-depth experience advising the design and implementation of comprehensive fundraising campaigns
4. Excellent project management skills, as demonstrated through successful management of personnel, schedule, and budget to complete deliverables on past consulting projects.
5. Proven track record in facilitating communication and collaboration among various organizational departments and positions
6. Demonstrated ability to use data to assess the effectiveness of various fundraising strategies and inform fundraising strategy
7. Experience with a variety of the following types of non-profit revenue streams such as: individual gifts, on-line fundraising, church-based fundraising, and institutional grants from foundations and government
8. Demonstrated competence in marketing through both traditional and newer social media methods
9. Demonstrated  understanding of organizational development, ability to evaluate existing organizational structure effectiveness, and to advise innovative change
10. Previous experience doing fundraising campaign(s) for non-profit organizations in both the U.S.A. and Canada

Please submit your proposal comprising of:
1. A letter of interest that outlines your qualifications, availability including begin and end date and your fee schedule.  Your fee schedule is to include a day-rate, related time schedule as well as a price-list for other specific services.

2. Your current CV/resume, if a single consultant, or CVs for up to three people who would be delivering services on behalf of a firm.

3. Information about comprehensive fundraising campaign(s) you personally and/or your firm successfully planned, implemented, and executed.

4. Three references from past clients. 

Proposals should be submitted on or before March 22, 2017 to World Renew, attention of:  Doreen Hoogvliets at dhoogvliets@worldrenew.net.

Your proposal consisting of the above documents must be submitted at the same time together in 1 (one) PDF document for your proposal to be considered.

World Renew is not bound to accept any or all of the proposals received.