RFP – Marketing and Business Plan Development

The SJSWC has been awarded funds by the Investment Readiness Program to help with preparing a marketing and business plan for our new social enterprise.

Our mission for this project is to help build a safer and stronger community and foster positive social change by enhancing the skills, knowledge, and confidence of individuals and groups of all genders through a variety of training sessions, facilitated by our in-house staff members.

These funds will be used for the following activities.

  • Activity 1: To assess the market for existing community training and identify opportunities and strategies for us to create a sustainable social enterprise.
  • Activity 2: To develop a marketing and business plan that provides a roadmap for training as a social enterprise.
  • Activity 3: To prepare for the social enterprise by developing and implementing improved internal administration systems.
  • Activity 4: To prepare for the social enterprise by recruiting and training more facilitators. 

This RFP is exclusively for activities 1 and 2. Activities 3 and 4 will be informed by activities 1 and 2 in the future.

RFP Released: April 10, 2023
Responses Due: May 1, 2023
Finalist consultants selected and contacted for interview: May 5, 2023
Chosen consultant selected and contacted: May 18, 2023
Project Kick-off: Latest, June 1, 2023

Proposal Submission
Proposals will be accepted until 5:00pm (NDT) on May 1, 2023. Please use the subject line:
Any questions on this RFP and all proposals must be submitted by email to: hiring@sjwomenscentre.ca.

Full Request for Proposals document: