RFP + Scope of Services | Video Production

Posted 6 days ago

Statement of Need

River Network requests proposals from qualified individuals and consultants to produce, film, and edit 1 video (3 – 5 minutes in length) that capture and shares River Network’s “why,” our unique value proposition, and tells the story of our equity, diversity, and inclusion work. Services are expected to begin on October 18, 2021, with final deliverable finalized and delivered no later than December 29, 2021.

We are specifically seeking proposals from those with expertise in video production, video editing, and with direct experience performing such services for nonprofit organizations.

The selected consultant(s) will work with River Network to execute the final deliverable in accordance with the below proposed Scope of Services. The consultant(s) will report directly to River Network’s Brand & Communications Director and work in close coordination and alignment with our Philanthropy Director, and other relevant staff as applicable.

About River Network

River Network is the only national nonprofit whose sole purpose is to connect and strengthen the efforts of water leaders, the passionate individuals affiliated with over 8,500 local groups, agencies, tribes, and utilities working for healthy rivers and clean water across the US. Visit to learn more about our current priorities. Our headquarters are in Boulder, Colorado, and we have staff located in communities across the US. We are committed to embracing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all areas to achieve our mission.

For 30+ years, we’ve empowered water leaders, providing opportunities for people working across the United States at the local level to national level to learn from each other and access tools, training, financial support, and mentorship through our staff, website, and monthly newsletter River Voices, our annual River Rally conference, and our distance learning programs.

Proposed Scope of Services

River Network Video Production

A. Contractor will, in collaboration with River Network, develop one video for River Network use in network, member, funder, donor, and other outreach. Video should represent River Network’s “why,” our unique value proposition, and tell the story of our equity, diversity, and inclusion work, in accordance with the outline provided by River Network. The video should be approximately 3-5 minutes in length.

River Network will provide an outline, relevant brand collateral, existing video and photo collateral, and access to interview subjects. Contractor will produce original video footage and edit final video, including music and any necessary graphics/chyrons.

B. The final deliverable is defined as 1 .mp4 or .mov file fulfilling the description above.

Proposal Requirements

  1. Consultant/individual resume, background, and experience as applies to proposed Scope of Services. Please address experience working with nonprofit and community organizations.
  2. Description of proposed approach and level of comfort given current and evolving public health concerns (I.e., how would potential travel limitations inform your original content (use of voice over vs. In-person interview footage, etc.); experience coaching interview subjects remotely, and other related tactics.
  3. Link(s) to a reel and/or other past work products relevant to the proposed Scope of Services.
  4. Cost estimate and proposed payment schedule for all services associated with delivering on proposed Scope of Services. Costs are not to exceed $4,500.
  5. Two client references.
  6. Any additional information relevant to the proposed Scope of Services.

Proposal Submission

Please submit your proposal, of no more than 5 pages, via email to Amy Boal ( with “River Network Video Production” in the subject line. A member of our team can answer specific questions via email. The deadline for submitting a proposal is Friday, September 24, 2021, at 5p MT. Qualified candidates may be contacted for additional information to inform the selection process. Final candidate selection will be made and communicated by Wednesday, October 6, 2021, at 5p MT.

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