Needs Assessment RFP from Legal Services of North Florida, Inc.

Legal Services of North Florida, Inc. (LSNF) seeks an experienced program evaluator or comparably skilled professional to conduct a civil legal services needs assessment of its service area.  The regional needs assessment will be used as a key strategic planning tool to assist in better understanding how to best allocate resources, track and improve client/case outcomes, and identify the Florida Panhandle’s most pressing needs in providing civil legal services for its low-income client-eligible population. The assessment will also be used to educate LSNF and other key stakeholders in the issues and legal needs of low-income and vulnerable families in the Panhandle, including government officials and relevant policy professionals, the Florida Bar and its pro-bono attorneys, the media, as well as donors and funders.


Legal Services of North Florida, Inc. is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) from qualified companies, nonprofits, academic institutions, and independent consultants (Respondent/Contractor) with the goal to select the most capable contractor offering the most competitive price. The RFP can be found attached.


All final proposals and supplementary attachments must be emailed to Connie Davis ( by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (subject line: “LSNF Needs Assessment Proposal”) on August 20, 2021. If the RFP respondent would like to send an additional hard copy of the proposal or additional materials to supplement the e-mailed version, submit to: Legal Services of North Florida, Attn: Connie Davis, 2119 Delta Blvd, Tallahassee, FL 32303 by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on August 20, 2021. Proposals must be formatted on letter-size paper. Each page should be numbered and with the RFP respondent’s name.


Letters of Interest (LOIs) should be submitted to Connie Davis ( (subject line: “LSNF Needs Assessment LOI”) and should include name and email address where you would like to receive responses to all inquiries received regarding this RFP prior to the deadline. The LOI is July 19, 2021. Submitting an LOI does NOT obligate a respondent/contractor to provide a response to the RFP. Letters of Interest will only be accepted by email at the e-mail address provided.


Questions regarding this RFP are to be submitted to Connie Davis ( (subject line: “LSNF Assessment Questions”). A consolidated list of questions and their answers will then be emailed to anyone who provided valid contact information by the LOI deadline, July 19, 2021. Questions regarding this RFP will only be accepted by email at the e-mail address provided.

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