We take your RFPs from chaos 

to done.

We take your RFPs from chaos to done.

Improve Control Tame Stabilize Grow Change
Your Proposal Story

Once Upon an RFP partners with Business to Business (B2B) and Business to Government (B2G) organizations to tame the proposal chaos, stabilizing and growing revenues. We provide the right combination of people, processes, planning, and accountability that get your business to the next level.

You don't have to do it all

Are you ready to stop wearing all the hats, or asking your team members to wear too many?

Growth and impact come from having the right people in the right seats.

Whether you’ve been in business for 20 years or recently established your consultancy, you deserve support with your business proposals.

We offer several levels of support. Our passion is lifting you and your business up, so you do the work you’re meant to do.

Take our assessment for recommendations tailored to where you and your business are today.

Signature Services

Your Proposal
Get clear and clearly communicate:
  • Your Expertise
  • Your Menu
  • Your Value

À La Carte

Proposal Services
The project support when you need it:
  • Proposal Professionals
  • Strategic Project Approach
  • Always RFP-Compliant
  • Always On-Time

Proposal Ecosystem

Transformational Program
Conquer the chaos & grow with of:
  • People
  • Planning
  • Process
  • Accountability

Signature Services

Your Proposal

Get clear and clearly communicate:

À La Carte

Proposal Services

The project support you need, when you need it:

Proposal Ecosystem

Transformational Program

Conquer the chaos & grow with the right combination of:

Let's Talk

You’ve known for a while that your business can’t grow this way.

Let’s talk about how we can help you transform your business, income and impact.

Book your exploratory session to see if we might be the right fit.

We’re not your only option. If we’re not the right fit, we will refer you to one of the other incredible proposal consultancies, helping businesses get to their next level.

What's Your Story?

What Our Clients Say

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What we do

At Once Upon An RFP, we specialize in strategically powering B2B/B2G business growth. Our success is rooted in taming RFx-based proposal chaos for our clients—and we’ve developed a specialization in Business Development that we leverage to identify and implement unique roadmaps to stabilize and scale our clients’ businesses. We are a WBENC- and SBA-certified Women-Owned and Women-Owned Small Business (WBE and WOSB) founded in 2018, that has not just survived, but grown and scaled through challenging economic times. You may be ready to work with us, but you may not know exactly what that looks like or what you need—and that’s fine! We are ready to meet you where you are.

RFP Specific

We Deliver Quality RFPs Quickly
Learn more about how our experience and proven process will help you win more business.

Adaptable to bid opportunities of all industries, lengths, scopes, and formats

Proficient project management that meets RFP deadlines and compliance

24/7 coverage and backup assistance to enhance your bidding process

Solutions we offer : Visual

1) Path to Stability & Growth 

2) Clarity 

      ⦁ To whom you are selling
      ⦁ What you are selling
      ⦁ Your Value

3) Strategy 

      ⦁ Ideal Client Identification 
      ⦁ Client Attraction Strategy
      ⦁ Roadmap to Success 

4) Foundation

      ⦁ Ideal Client Vendor Portal Registrations 
      ⦁ Diverse Certifications Your Ideal Clients Accept (Diverse (Woman, Minority, Disadvantaged, Veteran, LGBTQ+) Owned Business Certification, etc.) 

5) Consistency 

      ⦁ RFx Opportunity Identification & Proposal Development 
      ⦁ Sales Pipeline Tracking 
      ⦁ Branding & Marketing Support

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Who we are

You hate RFP’S, but we love em!
We are a team of professionals who specialize in proposals, project management, and business consulting. We believe that applying the right combination of people, planning and processes transforms how you win businessWe are a team of professionals who specialize in proposals, project management, and business consulting. We believe that applying the right combination of people, planning and processes transforms how you win business

Why we do what we do

From startups to Fortune 500, we are passionate about helping you win business. We enjoy working with you and your team to create client-focused proposals and implement the right recipe of best practices to fuel growth.

Why choose us?

Wide range of clients results

We deliver results for a wide range of clients across multiple industries and sectors.

True collaborator

More than a service provider, we aim to be a true collaborator.

Trained and certified experts

Our team of trained and certified experts is dedicated to enhancing your proposal and business processes.

Project management

Proficient project management that meets deadlines and ensures compliance.

Working

Flexibility. We work around your people, processes, and schedules.

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2022 Best of Villa Park Award – Press Release

Once Upon an RFP Receives 2022 Best of Villa Park Award

Villa Park Award Program Honors the Achievement

VILLA PARK November 8, 2022 — Once Upon an RFP has been selected for the 2022 Best of Villa Park Award in the Consultant category by the Villa Park Award Program.

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“OUARFP truly values work-life balance. We work hard, but at the end of the day you can switch off.”

Caryn Kent Dean
CEO

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