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Strategic Planning Request for Proposals / Statement of Need

March 2, 2021

First 8 Memphis seeks a consultant to support the Board of Directors, staff and key stakeholders to create a three-year strategic plan to guide the administrative, programmatic and advocacy direction of the organization. The consultant should be comfortable with and have experience with including community stakeholders in the process. Our goal is to have the strategic plan finalized by Fall 2021.

Key goals for the strategic planning effort include:

  • Develop overarching strategy for F8M’s work over next three years keeping in mind organizational status as a start-up in the early childhood space 
  • Review the Shelby County Early Childhood Education Plan and identify priority areas for F8M programmatic growth and expansion 
  • Create theory of change for organizational progress articulation 
  • Establish equity-based organizational values; potentially update organization’s mission and vision 
  • Deliver clear easily operationalized, measurable, strategic planning roadmap that includes plans for staffing, communications, capacity building and fundraising 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 15, 2021, 5:00 P.M. CST
April 15 – Fall 2021

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