Request for proposalS (RFP) FOR opportunities to invest in the revitalization of forest-reliant communities and forest ecosystems in the united states
The U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities has announced an RFP for their new Impact Investing Program. The program seeks to deploy up to $5 million in 2024 through impact investments in companies, funds, or projects that advance systemic, transformative, and sustainable benefits for the health and vitality of working forests and forest-reliant communities in the United States.
The full Request for Proposal can be downloaded via the link directly below.
Gordian Knot Strategies is supporting the development of the Impact Investing Program. We encourage you to read the endowment’s press release here, review the RFP materials (link above), and share with your network. This is a great opportunity for companies and project developers seeking capital on reasonable investment terms.
Informational Webinar: December 7, 2023 at 10am PST / 1pm EST
There will be an informational webinar about the opportunity in early December.
Register for the webinar here.
Initial pre-screen submission deadline (via the Traro platform): January 9, 2024 by 5pm PST / 8pm EST
To register for a Traro account, send a request to: usendowmentRFP@gordianknotstrategies.com
RFP submission deadline: February 13, 2024 by 5pm PST / 8pm EST
Email your completed RFP submission form plus financial projections to: usendowmentRFP@gordianknotstrategies.com
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Please direct any questions to: usendowmentRFP@gordianknotstrategies.com
A (anonymized) record of questions and responses will be maintained here.
About the U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities:
The U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities is a not-for-profit public charity collaborating with partners in the public and private sectors to advance systemic, transformative, and sustainable change for the health and vitality of the nation’s working forests and forest-reliant communities. To learn more about the Endowment, please visit www.usendowment.org.