What is a
Request for Proposal (RFP) is a formal method agencies use to
notify vendors they intend to purchase goods and/or services
and invite proposals.
What is the
contains instructions to the vendor on:
How do I
apply for funding?
apply to any open and/or active RFP. First 5 San Benito
accepts applications or proposals in response to publicized
funding opportunities only.
required to apply for funding?
Applicants must meet the criteria identified in the RFP.
of funding can I apply for?
amount varies per RFP.
Specifications: RFP's contain
detailed information on the specifications of the product or service the
agency is seeking.
Proposal Content: The RFP contains
specific instructions on how the response (proposal) should be prepared.
Timing: Commonly known as the RFP close date,
allows the agency issuing the RFP to plan their decision making process.