Oregon Folklife Network Seeks Financial Strategist

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The Oregon Folklife Network (OFN) seeks to contract a financial strategist/consultant to review and revise the OFN’s financial plan. OFN director, Emily Hartlerode will supervise the project, which is supported by a challenge grant from the Oregon Arts Commission. The performance period is February through June 2023. Applications are due January 27, 2023.

The OFN is the state of Oregon’s folk and traditional arts program. Administered by the Museum of Natural and Cultural History at the University of Oregon, OFN comprises a network of partners on and off campus working to document, support, preserve, and celebrate the diversity of Oregon’s living cultural heritages.

OFN needs a strategic financial plan to prioritize action for increasing funding, managing its many relationships/stakeholders, researching new opportunities, and requesting help/introductions as needed. OFN will provide previous financial reports, programming profiles, and strategic plans to the hired contractor. OFN’s director has set aside time to be available to support the process.

Funding for this project is $15,000 and ends June 30, 2023. All paperwork must be delivered by June 1, 2023 with a summary presentation; interim benchmarks include preliminary reports and a bibliography of resources to be used for the project.

Please respond to this RFP with required materials:

  • A cover letter detailing qualifications, relevant experiences, and an overview project plan specific to this work,
  • CV/Resume of project lead or key personnel
  • 3 relevant reference letters
  • Representative work samples (digital and/or online)

For further information, please contact Emily West Hartlerode at (541) 543-5835 or [email protected].

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