Project #: RFP 21-09 (RFP)
Category: Professional Services
Department: Economic Development
Issued by: Prosper Portland Visit Website
Bids Due Date: Dec 22, 2021 2:00PM (Pacific Standard Time)
Price Range: See RFP Document
Status: open
Posted: Nov 24, 2021


Through this Request for Proposals (“RFP” or “Solicitation”), PROSPER PORTLAND, the economic development and redevelopment agency for the city of Portland, Oregon, is seeking qualified and experienced service providers to provide business resource navigation and technical assistance to local small businesses; particularly those owned by people of color, women, non-English speakers and in key target industries. These focused services will provide relief and recovery business support and facilitate improved access to federal, state, and local opportunities. The grant subrecipient agreements (“Contract(s)” or “agreement(s)”) awarded through this RFP. This RFP is not a procurement subject to ORS 279a, ORS 279b, or ORS 279c.


This project has the following solicitation documents.

For Questions or Additional Information, Contact:

Any and all communictions regarding this IGA involving people who are neither employed by Prosper Portland nor the City of Portland shall be directed to the Solicitation Coordinator.

Solicitation Coordinator

Peter Madaus




Proposal Delivery Location

Submit Proposals through Prosper Portland’s portal at:

Additional Information

The following NIGP codes apply to this solicitation: 918-06, 918-20, 918-35, 918-43

About Prosper Portland

We are the economic and urban development agency for the city of Portland.  We focus on building an equitable economy by carrying out a comprehensive range of economic development programs that support small business, improve access to workforce training, and create jobs for Portland residents. We work with partners to drive public attention and resources to different areas of the city, which helps Portland realize capital projects – parks, streetscape improvements, community centers –that would not happen on their own, making it a better place to live for all Portlanders.

Our Mission

To create economic growth and opportunity for Portland.

Our Vision

Portland is one of the most globally competitive, equitable, and healthy cities in the world.

Prosper Portland stimulates job creation, encourages broad economic prosperity, and fosters great places on behalf of the City of Portland.

We are a workplace of choice with passionate staff excelling in an open and empowering environment and sharing a commitment to our collective success.

Doing Business with Prosper Portland

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