Request for Proposal

Appalachian Partnership, Inc. (API) and Appalachian Partnership for Economic Growth, LLC (APEG and dba OhioSE) are soliciting proposals for grant development assistance.
API/OhioSE anticipates contracting with a single firm (Consultant) to develop a grant proposal in response to the federal administration’s Good Jobs Challenge. The Lead firm may include third‐parties in its project team, however the lead firm must remain accountable for the entire project and all payments under the contract will be made to the lead firm.1 The anticipated timeline calls for API/OhioSE to complete proposal review and let a contract no later than October 31, 2021 and for the Consultant to complete all activities no later than January 19, 2022.
As non‐governmental organizations, API and OhioSE are not subject to formal governmental bidding and procurement rules or regulations. API and OhioSE reserve the right to modify or cancel this RFP, negotiate any and all elements of the project with proposer(s) and to use whatever subjective and objective criteria they deem appropriate to evaluate proposals.