Request for Proposals- Mountain West Partnership Strategic Planning

The Southwestern Commission is seeking the professional services of a qualified consultant to conduct a strategic plan for the Mountain West Partnership.  The Mountain West Partnership is a collaborative effort of the seven western counties of North Carolina and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians to further economic development in the region.

The Project covers Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, Macon, and Swain Counties and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. The purpose of this project is to convene members of the Mountain West Partnership and key partners in a regional consultative planning, co-creation, and prioritization effort to identify the import initiatives that will expand and enhance the Mountain West Partnership by emphasizing activities that build a more resilient business community with a more fully developed entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Proposals are due by 5:00 PM on September 27, 2021.

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