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RFP 105-14-712
To Create a Pool of Grant Writing Service Providers
Due Date & Time:
Responses due by 2:00 p.m., Pacific Daylight Savings Time on
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Background: MESD currently has no Grant Writers "in the pool". MESD recently conducted an RFP (105-14-711) for the same services as described in the document linked below; however, MESD received no responses at that time, and has elected to publish this new RFP with a new due date, modified qualifications (see "Qualifications of Successful Proposers" and "Qualifications of Individual Providers" in the RFP linked below), and reduced insurance requirements (see "Insurance Requirements" in the RFP linked below).
Description: MESD will receive proposals to create a pool of independent-contractor Grant Writing Service Providers, as described in the RFP document below:
Download this RFP Here!

Review Supporting Questions & Answers Here!

How to submit: Proposals must be submitted so as to be received before the due date and time listed above, at the MESD Business Services Office, ATTN: Brian Altman,, 11611 NE Ainsworth Circle, Portland, OR 97220. Proposals need not be sealed, and they may be sent to MESD via email at the email address listed above. Please include "RFP 105-14-712" in the subject line for emails sent to this address. MESD may reject Proposals received in any other format.
Questions about this RFP may be directed to Brian Altman at the email address listed above, or by telephone at (503) 257-1794.
Class Special Procurements of Certain Specialized Service Providers
Due Date & Time: Various dates (see description below)


Multnomah Education Service District (MESD) has identified a a need for certain highly specialized categories of personal services, because the services: a) require one or more licenses for the individual's profession and skill set; b) are necessary because MESD must deliver the quantity of required services; and, d) are provided by a limited and frequently changing number of vendors.

Therefore, MESD may enter into contracts during the 2013-2014 school year with providers of the below-listed services. MESD hereby requests information from any and all vendors who offer similar and competing services. To be considered for contracts in the 13-14 year under this Class Special Procurement, providers must respond to the listed individuals by the date(s) and time(s) listed:

The categories below have a closing date and time of July 15, 2013 at 2:00 p.m.:
Contact: Joni Tolon, MESD Related Services,, (503) 257-1718

  • Speech and Language Pathologist
  • Speech and Language Pathology Assistant
  • School Psychologist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Physical Therapist
  • Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Behavioral Consultant
  • Special Education Teacher

The categories below have no specified closing date:
Contact: Christy Fawcett, MESD Health & Social Services,, (503) 257-1776

  • Registered Nurse
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Certified Medical Assistant
  • Qualified Mental Health Professional
  • Mental Health Consultant

Selection of such providers will be based upon a reasonable, efficient process developed by the department requiring services. Such contracts may be issued for one, two or three-year time periods.