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Contract for Services to a USA Nonprofit, For-Profit, Agency, or Academic
Institution to Conduct Analyses and Create Evaluation Metrics

Forest Carbon Program Evaluation

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U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities

Deadline Date:

11/05/21 5:00 PM ET Receipt

Description:

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Contract for services to a USA nonprofit organization, government agency, academic institution, consultant, or for-profit company to conduct analyses and to create program evaluation metrics. Funding is intended to further projects related to forest carbon issues. The Endowment seeks proposals to develop and implement an evaluation methodology for the Endowment’s new Forest Carbon Program.

Staff anticipate four projects for the initial phase of the Forest Carbon Program. The Program’s initial effort is a partner and stakeholder gap analysis. The intent of the gap analysis is to survey prominent organizations working on forest carbon, learn their areas of focus, identify areas of need, and develop specific opportunities for the Endowment to meet sector-wide opportunities that align with our mission. In addition to this analysis, the Endowment is 1) developing a research effort to evaluate the economic impacts of pricing forest carbon and identifying the opportunities and implications of pricing for rural communities, stakeholders, and forestland owners and managers, 2) continuing its work to advance Forest Carbon Life Cycle Assessment Transparency, and 3) helping to convene key forest sector stakeholders around forest carbon offset projects, explore learnings from previous offset implementation, and advance opportunities to improve current protocols.

The consultant will be an integral member of the program team and is requested to provide the following services:
  • Work with Endowment staff to refine desired Forest Carbon Program outcomes and impacts, develop evaluation objectives, and understand alignment with previous Endowment program evaluations. Development of clear, measurable program objectives is a priority.
  • Develop a methodology to evaluate the effectiveness of the Forest Carbon Program in achieving the desired impacts and in answering the specific objectives and questions set by staff and Board.
  • Prepare status reports and presentations as necessary.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 198468

Estimated Size of Grant:

The initial range anticipated for this project is $40,000-$100,000. However, the budget is heavily dependent on proposed methodology and time commitment for this evaluation so the Endowment will consider all budget ranges for this application.

Term of Contract:

It is anticipated that projects will begin in 2021 and conclude in 2024.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

This application is open to applicants from government agencies, non-profit organizations, academic institutions, and for-profit companies and consultants.

Pre-Application Information:

This RFP opens immediately and closes November 5, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. Eastern. Proposals received after this time may not be considered.

Proposal review is anticipated to conclude by November 30th. Applicants may be requested to interview with Endowment staff or to clarify or elaborate on specific points in the interim.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Please submit proposals to general@usendowment.org.

Applicants are encouraged to contact Delie Wilkens (delie@usendowment.org, 864-233-7646 x111) to discuss the project and the Endowment’s evaluation needs.

U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities
908 East North Street, Greenville SC 29601
Tel: (864) 233-7646
Fax: (864) 235-3842
Email: info@usendowment.org

Funding or Pin Number:

RFP Number 2021 – 001

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