Request for Quotations (RFQ) for a strategic planning consultant

Intent of this RFQ

First 5 Kern (F5Kern) is seeking quotations from consultants to develop a strategic plan to meet the short and long-term needs of our community. The selected consultant will provide support to F5Kern’s Commission, staff, and a broad array of community stakeholders. The consultant must facilitate a process that looks at priorities and strategic direction while also keeping the process stimulating and meaningful for all involved.

Please refer to the full RFQ document (linked below) for further details.

Timeline of the RFQ

RFQ Strategic Planning

March 31, 2023
Release of the RFQ
April 14, 2023Due date for vendor questions – Please email to
April 19, 2023Responses to vendor questions posted on website
April 28, 2023 - 5:00 p.m.RFQ Submission Deadline
May, 2023Notification to respondents
June, 2023Contract start date

*dates are subject to change

RFQ supporting documents

Documents will be linked when approved for release

RFQ Strategic Planning Consultant full document (PDF)
Attachment A – Template for Vendor Services Agreement (for reference)
Attachment B – Vendor Packet (for reference)
Attachment C – Vendor Packet – W-9 (for reference)
Attachment D – Other important information