Building Bright Futures

Vermont Early Childhood Action Plan (VECAP) Project Manager | Contract

Category: Non-profit


The Building Bright Futures State Advisory Council, Inc. (BBF) seeks a qualified contractor with expertise in strategic systems change, and project management to update Vermont’s Early Childhood Action Plan (VECAP), the 5-year strategic plan. Expertise in diversity, equity, inclusion, and community engagement is essential in order to guide systems change with a DEI lens. BBF is procuring this contractor to manage the project development, stakeholder engagement, synthesis, and writing, editing, and finalization of the updated plan. Learn more or apply at

Deadline: January 19, 2024 12:00 am

To Apply:

The contract can begin as early as February 1, 2024, and end December 31, 2025, contingent upon the availability of funds. Budget range is $75,000 for the contract period.

Please submit questions about the proposal to The email must be clearly identified with the subject line “Questions – VECAP Equity RFP.”

Please submit proposals to by 11:59 PM EST, Friday, January 19, 2024. The email must be clearly identified with the subject line of the email “VECAP Project Manager RFP”. The name of the contractor and contact person must be listed in your proposal and in the body of the email. Attach to the email your entire proposal in Adobe PDF format. 

All proposals must include the following six (6) components (not to exceed 3 pages):

  1. A statement identifying a) individuals who were involved in the preparation of the proposal, b) a single point of contact, c) type of organization (Municipality, Non-profit, Corporation, Sole Proprietor, LLC), and d) the organization’s address as it appears on a W-9 that has been signed within the previous 6 months
  2. Proposed approach to the work
  3. A detailed scope of work describing how the deliverables will be met
  4. A detailed description of the organization’s experience with providing services outlined in this RFP, including community engagement, strategic planning, and writing. Detail relevant staff qualifications and experience. This can include resumes, reports, and descriptions of expertise. 
  5. Proposals must clearly address each of the selection criteria identified in this document.
  6. Attachments (not included in page count)
    1. Proposed budget: an estimated budget for the Scope of Services. The estimated budget must include cost breakdown by major task and budget categories (such as personnel, materials and supplies, travel, etc.)
    2. Résumé(s)/CV(s) of consultant(s)
    3. References: A minimum of two references (including current phone numbers and email addresses) from individuals who previously hired the applicant to conduct DEI training, coaching, or strategic advisement