The Native American Food Sovereignty Alliance (NAFSA), a leading 501(c)(3) non-profit organization committed to revitalizing Indigenous food systems and supporting tribal self-determination and community wellness, is pleased to announce the solicitation of proposals for a Financial Operations Contractor.

RFP Title: Financial Operations Contractor
Issue Date: April 17, 2024
Proposal Deadline: April 30, 2024
Contract Duration: 6-8 months
Hours: Not to exceed 40 hours per month
Hourly Rate: Up to $100.00 per hour

Scope of Work:
The selected Financial Operations Contractor will work closely with NAFSA’s leadership and our accounting partners, Blue Arrow LLC, to enhance our financial infrastructure. This individual will be tasked with developing robust financial systems and processes, providing strategic financial input, implementing best practices in nonprofit financial management, and ensuring alignment between our financial strategies and operational needs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain financial systems and processes in collaboration with our financial team.
  • Provide strategic financial leadership on issues impacting the organization.
  • Manage risk assessments, grant compliance, and collaborative budgeting processes.
  • Facilitate effective communication and data flow between in-house teams and external consultants.
  • Support financial reporting needs and organize meetings with NAFSA staff and Board Members as necessary.

Proposal Submission:
Interested parties are requested to submit their proposals electronically by April 30, 2024, detailing their qualifications, proposed fee structure, and a timeline for deliverables. Proposals should be sent to Ted Wright, Executive Director, at and Megan Dwyer, Executive Assistant, at

NAFSA is looking for a partner who can offer expert financial management services tailored to the unique needs of our organization. We seek a consultant who can provide innovative solutions and strategic insights to support our mission and enhance our financial operations.

For detailed information on the RFP, including full scope of services and submission guidelines, please contact our office or visit our website [insert web address].

We look forward to receiving your proposals and to embarking on a fruitful partnership that supports our mission to uphold Indigenous Food Sovereignty.

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