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Request for Proposal
  1. Procurement Methods completed
  2. Request for Proposal
  3. Request for Personal Servicesnot completed
  4. Personal Services Contract not completed
  5. Suspension and Disbarment not completed

Step Lesson 2 of 5 Request for Proposal


What Is A Request For Proposal (RFP)?

A request for proposal (RFP) is a document a procurement entity creates in order to receive bids on a commodity, service, or asset. Businesses can submit responses to an RFP in order to be awarded a contract. It can contain several components:

  1. Overview
  2. Inquiries
  3. Background Information
  4. Proposal Submission Requirements
  5. Scope of Work
  6. General Requirements
  7. Price and Payment
  8. Evaluation and Selection

Review the sample below for what a typical RFP looks like. There is also an non-disclosure agreement you may want to review as well as part of your RFP process. You may also download copies of these materials to modify and use for your own organization.

This template is for informational and educational purposes only.  This template may not be suitable for use in all situations and does not constitute legal advice.  Please check with your board, tribal council, and/or legal counsel before use. 

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