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November 23, 2021
The Collaborative

Call for Proposals

By Kim Wunner
RFP Annoucement

Application Deadline: December 13, 2021 at 5:00pm ET

The Community Design Collaborative is announcing an RFP for the development of conceptual designs for the Literacy-Rich Neighborhoods Initiative.

The Initiative is designed to create multiple opportunities in four neighborhoods for families with young children to interact with literacy-rich materials and activities prompting adult-child conversation and interaction.

Four Philadelphia community-based organizations (CBOs) have been selected to embark on a 3-year process to engage families, community leaders and stakeholders around early literacy and to design and implement playful learning opportunities in the communities.

Interested Firms must complete the LRN Design Team Application form, to be considered for a 6-month conceptual deign process, the initial stage of the 3-year process. Chosen Firm teams will be considered for hire during the remaining 2.5-year planning and implementation phases, post the conceptual design phase by the CBOs under advisement of the Collaborative.

To apply and access the LRN Design Team Application form, please visit the Collaborative's website @

Firms are permitted to apply to multiple CBO RFPs. Please submit a form for each RFP.

The deadline for application is December 13, 2021.

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