Active Requests for Proposals

The Delta Regional Authority (DRA) issues Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for qualified, outside firms and institutions of higher education to develop topical research and evaluations directly impacting the economic and community development of the eight-state Delta Region.

Listed below are available contracting opportunities. Please review each to learn more about applying for DRA funding.

2021 Delta Research Program:  Request for Proposals for Gulf Intracoastal Waterway Economic Impact Assessment

DRA is seeking proposals from institutions of higher education located within a DRA state to investigate the economic competitiveness impact of tributaries stemming from major waterway systems connecting to the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway. Questions concerning this RFP must be received by email to Aury Kangelos atakangelos@dra.gov no later than 5:00 PM CT on March 31, 2021. DRA reserves the right to not answer questions received after that time. Proposals are due on or before 5:00 PM CT on April 30, 2021.