2019-2024 French for the Future Strategic Plan

Request for proposal


French for the Future is a national not-for-profit charitable organization dedicated to promoting Canada’s official bilingualism and the immediate benefits of learning and communicating in French to students from Grades 7 to 12 across Canada. Founded in 1997, French for the Future reaches over 25,000 students annually through its activities and programs.

More information about French for the Future’s programs and activities can be found on: french-future.org

French for the Future’s Board of Directors is seeking a consultant to lead the board and staff through the process of developing a five-year strategic plan.  The plan will articulate French for the Future’s vision/mission and include the goals, objectives, and actions steps that will guide the organization for the next 5 years. The consultant will work with French for the Future’s Strategic Planning Committee, made up of members of the board and the Executive Director.

In responding to this RFP please use the following format. Responses to RFP should be no more than three pages in length.

  1. Summary of the Proposal

Provide a summary of Sections 2 through 6 of the proposal.

  1. General Description of the Planning Activities Recommended

Provide a brief statement of your understanding of the mandate.

  1. Work Plan

Provide information about proposed activities that would involve key stakeholders such as Board, staff, students, and teachers. Also provide a timetable for completing the process.

  1. Staffing Plan

Please identify each person who will work on the project and identify his or her role. Also provide a resume and references for each member.

  1. Budget

The proposed budget must include an accurate assessment of all cost.

  1. References

Please supply the names of three references with which you have worked on similar projects. Include the current contact information for each reference.

Proposals should be prepared in a straightforward manner to satisfy the above-listed requirements of the RFP. French for the Future will reach a decision on awarding the contract no later than March 16, 2018. Deadline for submissions is Thursday, March 1, 2018 at midnight (ET) to the following address: operations@french-future.org