SEVCA Releases RFP for Strategic Planning Services

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WESTMINSTER VT, Southeastern Vermont Community Action, Inc. (SEVCA) is requesting proposals from consultants experienced in strategic planning and familiar with Community Service Block Grant (CSBG) Organizational Standards to lead SEVCA’s Board of Directors and staff through a long-range strategic planning process.
SEVCA was founded on the belief that all people can be empowered to rise out of poverty, and that the strength of our communities is measured by the quality of life of everyone within them. Since 1965, SEVCA has been on the front lines ensuring that lower wealth individuals and families in southeastern Vermont move toward economic security.
The agency conducts a Community Assessment every three years to discern current and emerging community needs. The most recent assessment will be provided to the awarded proposal in draft format. The chosen vendor will work with the Interim Executive Director and the Strategic Plan Committee, who are responsible for the agency’s performance management standards, to develop a workplan consistent with federal standards.
The deadline for submission is September 8,2023 and selection of vendor will occur on or about September 15, 2023. More information is available by emailing Margaret MacAuslan or on our website
As the region’s designated Community Action Agency (CAA), SEVCA (Southeastern Vermont Community Action) works with local and state partners and in coordination with CAAs nationwide to help resolve crises, create opportunities for all people to thrive, build strong, resilient communities, and work toward a more equitable society. SEVCA was founded in May 1965 and has been meeting needs and changing lives in southeastern Vermont for 57 years. More information is available at,, or by calling 800-464-9951.
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