Request for Proposals Development Consultant 2022

About MPact

MPact Global Action for Gay Men’s Health and Rights was founded in 2006 by a group of activists concerned about HIV-related disparities as well as stigma, discrimination, violence, and criminalization experienced by gay men and other men who have sex with men in all parts of the world. MPact is now an established international advocacy network dedicated to ensuring equitable access to HIV services to all gay men while promoting health and human rights. We are directly linked with nearly 150 community-led organizations across 62 countries and thousands of other advocates through its various social media platforms. With a staff of 8 and an annual operating budget of $2.6 million USD, MPact accomplishes its mission by watchdogging governments, funders, and other decision-makers; strengthening capacities of community-led organizations and healthcare providers; supporting the proliferation of networks led by gay men; conducting and commissioning research; and facilitating inter-regional information exchange.

Project Goals

  • Build on existing successes and infrastructure to create a vibrant, responsive, robust fundraising development program
  • Identify areas of opportunity and growth and develop action plans with staff leadership
  • Create and cultivate a group of champions or key stakeholders for fundraising purposes ( Board members, Advisory Board, Founders Circle, Friends of MPact etc)
  • Develop concepts for donor cultivation events in key markets
  • Create a calendar for digital fundraising and draft digital solicitations
  • Writing/editing support for grant proposals, reports, outreach communications, prospect research for new potential funders, and create and maintain a calendar of key deadlines for renewal requests, reports, and stewardship communications

Anticipated Outcomes

  •  Enhanced culture of philanthropy within the organization
  • Increased revenue
  • A thorough understanding of the organization’s fundraising capacity and potential, along with a list of recommendations


6 months

Hours & Compensation

6 – 10 hours per week.

$2500 per month.


We are seeking a consultant or consultancy team with:

  • Prior experience taking minutes and working with non-profit fundraising;
  • Previous experience in implementation of development solutions;
  • Familiarity in global health, HIV, international development, and human rights;
  • A track record in objective, constructive writing;
  • And knowledge of philanthropy in HIV, LGBTQ and human rights


Candidates must:

  • Possess five years or more of experience working with non-profit development;
  • Be able to communicate via email, Zoom video conference in English;
  • Be able to show proof of general and professional liability insurance (if based in the U.S.); and
  • Have a bank account that accepts U.S. Dollars.

Deadline and Submission

Deadline: Friday, 14 January 2022

Submission Requirements

We are inviting proposals of no more than 2-3 pages that include the following:

  • Statement of interest in the scope of work described in this RFP;
  • A description of qualifications with links to examples of previous and related work;
  • A clearly articulated plan for operationalizing the scope of work described in this RFP and a strong justification for the approach being proposed; and
  • Consultancy fees or quotes that cover proposed work.

Accompanying documents

  • C.V.s of primary consultant(s); and
  • Names, phone numbers, and email addresses of 2 references

Submission: Submit proposal with estimated costs fees to Proposals must be in English.