Request for Proposals: Communications and Public Relations

Deaconess Foundation is seeking a full-service communications and public relations agency/firm to assist the Foundation in the development and implementation of a strategic and sustainable multi-year communications plan aligned with the Foundation’s power-building strategy to advance child well-being through racial equity and public policy. The communications plan will include strategies to announce the hire of a new chief executive leader, promote philanthropic and advocacy efforts and garner earned media.

For the complete Communications and Public Relations RFP, including submission guidelines and selection timeline click here.

Proposals must be submitted in a PDF format via e-mail to by 5:00 p.m. Central Standard Time on March 29, 2021.

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