Request for Proposals: Food Policy Council of Buffalo and Erie County

Dear Prospective Applicants: The Food Policy Council of Buffalo & Erie County (FPC) is seeking the services of a professional to create a plan that will result in the positioning of the FPC as an active advisor in planning and policy initiatives in Buffalo and Erie County. The FPC was awarded a maximum of $30,000 to hire a consultant to build capacity for a stronger Buffalo & Erie County food system from the period beginning December 3, 2018 and concluding March 31, 2020. If you are interested and are available during the timeframe, please submit your proposal using the instructions listed on the following website: Alternatively, you may call (716) 858-4752 or e-mail if you would like to request a hardcopy. The following schedule is for informational purposes only. The FPC reserves the right to amend this schedule at any time. • Issue RFP: October 5, 2018 • Pre-proposal Question & Answer Session: October 15, 2018, at 10:00AM EST - Video Conference/ Call-in details listed in proposal • Requests for Clarification: October 22, 2018 5:00 PM EST • Proposals Due: November 2, 2018 5:00PM EST • Selection Made: Approximately November, 2018 Requests for clarification of this RFP must be written and submitted to Kelly Fletcher at Questions may be submitted up until 5:00 PM EST on Monday October 22, 2018. Formal written responses will be distributed by the FPC on Thursday October 25, 2018 5:00PM EST and will be available at: Please submit your proposal to: Kelly Fletcher Erie County Department of Health 95 Franklin Street, Rm. 950A Buffalo, New York 14202 All proposals must be delivered to the above office on or before Friday, November 2, 2018. Proposals received after the above date and time will not be considered. The County/FPC is under no obligation to return proposals. To be considered, Respondents must submit a complete response to this RFP. Respondents not responding to all information requested in this RFP or indicating exceptions to those items not responded to may have their proposals rejected as being non-responsive.