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Request for Proposals

January 10, 2019

ʻAha Pūnana Leo
96 Puʻuhonu Place
Hilo, HI 96720
(808) 935-4304
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

The ʻAha Pūnana Leo is a Native Hawaiian nonprofit that was established in 1983 with a vision of “E Ola Ka ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi” (The Hawaiian Language Shall Live) and a mission to revitalize the Hawaiian language as a living language in Hawaiʻi and beyond.

Project Goals and Scope of Services
The ʻAha Pūnana Leo is currently seeking a strategic financial consultant to assist with financial positioning of the organization inclusive of the following:

  • Review of policies and proposal of new policies to fit best practices and improved efficiency
  • Review of internal procedures and recommendation for processing and maintaining financial documents
  • Proposal of metrics and presentation method to be presented to board and staff
  • Recommendation on measures to show financial health
  • Regular consulting for investment and best practices for financial department and CEO
  • Recommendation for use of systems
  • Strategic investment recommendations and overall financial strategy proposals
  • Assessment of current capacity and competency of current financial department structure and staff with recommendations to increase efficiency
  • Check for accuracies in various presentations as needed
  • Other suggestions to be given as needed by the ʻAha Pūnana Leo

  • Timeline
    Following the execution of the contract the anticipated start date for consulting is February 1, 2019.

    The budget shall detail and be inclusive of all fees to carry out the scope of services above. The administrative office is located in Hilo, Hawaiʻi; please include and identify travel expenses in budget if needed.

    Submission of Proposals
    Proposals must be submitted to the email above no later than 10:00 AM January 23, 2019. Selection will be made within the following two weeks and the consultant will be contacted via phone or email. The ʻAha Pūnana Leo requests that there be no contact following the deadline in regard to status of this proposal. Questions will be accepted previous to the deadline.

    Evaluation Criteria
    Proposals will be evaluated on the following:

  • Ability to fulfill scope of services
  • Overall fit with the organization
  • Fee for service
  • Referrals or letters of references (submission optional)

  • Download a copy of this RFP here.