Request for Proposals: Outreach & Engagement Consultant for Climate Pollution Reduction Grant

This Request for Proposal (hereinafter RFP) is being issued by CPRC to execute stakeholder outreach and engagement for the CPRG planning grant in support of the development of two climate plans, the first completed climate plan is due to EPA at the end of February 2024 and the second completed plan is due to EPA July 2025. CPRC seeks proposals from qualified consulting firms (Consultant) based out of North Carolina to develop a stakeholder engagement strategy and associated implementation materials for stakeholders in Metropolitan statistical areas (MSA) of Raleigh-Cary and Durham-Chapel Hill for two Climate Action Plans- Priority Climate Action Plan (PCAP) and Comprehensive Climate Action Plan (CCAP). Deliverables will include materials development, workshop delivery, and extensive community-based organization support for conducting equitable engagement, with an emphasis on effective engagement of low-income and disadvantaged communities.


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Phase Deadline
RFP Issued September 18, 2023
RFP Information Webinar (Virtual) September 25, 4-5 pm EST
Optional Scoping Meeting To schedule a meeting, please send an email to project lead Emily Barrett at
Deadline to submit proposals October 2, 2023 by 5:00 pm EST
Shortlisted applicants invited for an interview/discussion at CPRC office in Durham, NC October 4-5

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Request for Proposals: Community Based Organization (CBO) Outreach & Engagement Funding Climate Pollution Reduction Grant

Central Pines Regional Council (CPRC) is requesting proposals to subaward grants to
community-based organizations (CBO’s) that serve communities in Orange, Durham, Wake, Chatham, Person, Franklin, Granville, and Johnston Counties under an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)-funded Climate Pollution Reduction Grant (CPRG) for Metropolitan Area Planning. We are looking for CBOs that not only have strong relationships with the people in the geographic area(s) they serve, but also have staff representative of the community they serve, including being led by people of color and who use multilingual communication.

Completed applications must be submitted via email to Emily Barrett and Shuchi Gupta and by 5:00 p.m. EST on October 13th, 2023.
• A virtual information session will be held on September 22nd, from 3-4 PM. Send an email to Shuchi Gupta at to get a registration link for it.
• No-cost, one-on-one assistance is available to complete this application. Applicants are highly encouraged to reach out to Shuchi Gupta at for questions and all types of assistance.

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Request for Qualifications: Brownfield Assessment and Implementation of Remediation Services

The Julia Ellen Crump Foundation, Inc. (the “Crump Foundation”) invites interested parties to  submit a Statement of Qualification (SOQ) to provide environmental and engineering consulting services on a task order basis for a brownfield site owned and operated by the Crump Foundation. The Crump foundation is looking for firms with documented experience providing brownfields (environmental) assessments and related services. The Crump Foundation is also looking for the selected consultant to provide support in the identification of potential funding sources including identifying and assisting with EPA and state assessment and brownfield cleanup grants. 

Inquiries & Questions: Please submit any RFQ questions via email to R. Daniel Boyce at by October 2. 2023. Questions will not be answered in any other format. 

Submissions: Responses to the RFQ should be submitted through email in PDF format on or before October 17, 2023 at the following address:

R. Daniel Boyce, Chairman

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