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This is a new and developing page for NAFSN. For now, we will start by list Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for community food systems work.

Check back as we continue to ld this collaborate network.

Requests For Proposals:

posted 1/25/23
Produce Perks Midwest (PPM) seeks a contractor to provide review of and recommendations on data collection and evaluation for an USDA Gus Schumacher Nutrition Incentive Program (GusNIP) funded Produce Prescription (PPR) project.

The Evaluation Consultant (EC) will be responsible for guiding the development of a project evaluation plan in collaboration with project partners, and provide mentorship and training to PPM staff to develop data collection tools and activities for participating project health care providers, patients and partners that yield relevant and robust data for evaluation to project goals. Subsequently, the EC will review data and provide guidance on evaluation approaches to analyze and distill findings and review evaluation conducted by PPM staff.


posted 1/18/23
The Institute for Social and Economic Development (ISED Solutions)( has fiscal sponsorship via TSNE ( in Boston, MA. For over 18 years, ISED has delivered training and technical assistance services (T&TA) to refugee-serving agencies nationwide that work with refugee small farmers - providing outreach, agricultural training resources, and technical information. ISED hosts a national refugee farming listserv, a website, sponsors national conferences, and provides a variety of T&TA services via USDA grants and other resources. 

This is a Consultant role.  The overall roles of the Website Designer and Manager is planning, implementing, managing, monitoring, and upgrading or rebuilding the organization's website.


posted 1/18/23
The Claneil Foundation is a small family foundation in Plymouth Meeting, PA, that seeks to hire a communications consultant to assist with its on-going internal and website communication needs for a one-year contract with the possibility of renewal. The mission of the Claneil Foundation is to improve   the health of families and communities through advancements in health and human services, a sustainable food system, education and the protection of the environment. The Foundation provides general operating grants in the Philadelphia area, and awards seed funding to emerging projects and organizations that have the potential for significant impact in the New England and Mid-Atlantic regions.

Proposals are due Friday, February 17, 2023. 

posted 1/10/23
The Bainum Family Foundation, located in Bethesda, MD, is seeking a consultant on behalf of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments' (COG) Food and Agriculture Regional Member Policy Committee to advance efforts of the Catalytic Opportunities Work Group. 

The Work Group seeks to outline the current condition for Black, Indigenous and Latino farmers as well as other farmers with a history of race-based social disadvantages in the metropolitan Washington region to build a body of evidence and drive policy recommendations.

More details can be found in the attached RFP. Proposals are due to by Friday, January 27. They are happy to answer questions via email or set up time for further discussion.

posted 1/9/23

Better Cotton is looking for a consultant familiar with US labor regulations to review existing laws and enforcement measures and understand coverage and gaps as related to the Better Cotton standards. The standards apply to child labor, worker rights, worker health and
safety, and labor requirements specific to H2A workers.

The focus is on farm workers in the 17 states in the Cotton Belt: California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Kansas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Arkansas, Missouri, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North and South Carolina, and Virginia.

Please find more information in the RFP link below (please disregard the UK location in the online listing!). Proposals are due January 20, 2023. Feel free to send any inquiries to