Loudoun Economic Development Issues Two RFPs; Seeks To Support Local Small and Minority Owned Businesses

Loudoun Economic Development Issues Two RFPs in Support of Local Small and Minority Owned Businesses

Loudoun Economic Development (DED), a department dedicated to attracting and maintaining a diverse commercial tax base in Loudoun County, has issued two Requests For Proposals from reputable third-party organizations to support Launch Loudoun, a signature program focused on the success of Small and Minority-Owned businesses.

Event Strategy Support:  DED is looking for administrative support services to help execute Launch Loudoun’s event strategy for the next year. The chosen vendor will work with DED staff to understand the events’ vision and goals and then execute that strategy by facilitating necessary vendor arrangements, manage payment of invoices, paperwork, and event logistics, and coordinate and communicate back to DED staff on all arrangements made. DED will review and approve all vendors and purchases prior to execution. The full RFP can be found here.

Quickbooks Educational Series: DED is seeking support to offer a two-part educational series on basic financial management using the QuickBooks platform to small businesses in Loudoun County. DED has a dedicated budget for this project, a project overview and is seeking qualifications from individuals or businesses that can fulfill the tasks and reporting listed in the linked document below in the timeline provided. Responses that provide additional services or opportunities will be considered, but all responses must include an agreement to complete and an execution strategy for the required components. Responses should explain the qualifications of the individual providing each component listed below included, but not limited to, formal training, education, and professional experiences relevant to this request. If services will be provided by a team or through a broader business, information regarding the business’ experience in the area, samples of past work in this area or references from previous clients should be included. The full RFP can be found here.

Submission Timing:

  1. RFP Released: Friday, January 5th, 2024.
  2. Questions should be submitted to loudounbiz@loudoun.gov by Friday, January 12
  3. Responses due no later than COB Friday, January 19th and should be emailed to loudounbiz@loudoun.gov