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Request for Proposal (RFP)

The Alliance has compiled this set of requests for proposal resources from throughout the nonprofit and museum sector.

Better Than Sliced Bread: Writing Effective RFPs

In this article, Barbara Punt offers tips and tricks for writing a successful request for proposal (RFP) (pdf, 4 pages).

Guide to Request for Proposals for Interpretation Projects

Heritage Destination Consulting shares guidelines for writing RFPs for interpretive consultants. The document is specifically geared to museums or cultural and heritage sites which are planning a visitor-centered exhibit project, interpretive panel project, or interpretive planning project. It also provides RFP template examples for these three types of interpretive projects.

Memphis Brooks Museum of Art Request for Proposal

This Request for Proposal is a good example of an RFP for a design architect to design the new Memphis Brooks Museum of Art.

To RFP or Not to RFP

In this article from the Spring 2019 edition of Exhibition magazine, Barbara Punt discusses the questions a museum should ask when deciding to use an RFP.

Writing Better RFPs: 6 Questions Potential Bidders Will Ask About Your Project

David Whitemyer of Luci Creative shares these 6 questions to ask when developing a request for proposal.

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