Delta Regional Authority Extends Deadline for Website Development Request for Proposals (RFP)

March 24, 2021

Submissions must now be submitted by 5:00PM CT on Monday, April 5th.

CLARKSDALE, MS - Today, the Delta Regional Authority (DRA) extended a Request for Proposals (RFP) deadline seeking a contractor with demonstrated experience in managing website development projects and expertise in best practices for website design, development, and deployment.  The new deadline for submitting a proposal is Monday, April 5th at 5:00 PM CT.

DRA is seeking to rebuild www.dra.gov on a modern, scalable content management system (CMS).  The website will convey DRA’s external messaging to stakeholders, partners, and the general public to increase awareness of DRA’s mission and programs, to inform of funding opportunities, and to encourage leadership for a positive impact on the region.  Contractors that have substantial experience working with public entities (i.e. federal or state government) and grantmaking agencies are preferred.

Interested parties can review submission requirements, scope of work, and website specifications at dra.gov/rfp.  Questions about this RFP can be emailed to sedwards@dra.gov.

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About the Delta Regional Authority

The Delta Regional Authority (DRA) is a federal-state partnership created by Congress in 2000 to promote and encourage the economic development of the lower Mississippi River Delta and Alabama Black Belt.  DRA invests in projects supporting transportation infrastructure, basic public infrastructure, workforce training, and business development.  DRA’s mission is to help create jobs, build communities, and improve the lives of those who reside in the 252 counties and parishes of the eight-state region.

DRA Media Contact:
Shawna Blair
202-515-1354
sblair@dra.gov

DRA Program Contact:
Susan Edwards
501-682-7392
sedwards@dra.gov