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Scott F. Kramer

Recent Posts by Scott F. Kramer:

Your RFP Process: The Groundwork for a Successful Relationship

For nonprofit executives, requesting proposals for professional services can be a bit like writing and monitoring an on-line dating profile. If you don't capture your organization's needs and values with succinctness and specificity, you may find yourself facing a choice between the wrong suitors. And when it comes to audit and tax needs, taking yourself out of the dating pool is not an option—you must ultimately choose one fish in the sea. When embarking on the RFP process, leaders should strive to get off on the right foot and carefully position their organizations to find the best fit. Below are several tips to help you do so.