Canada's LGBT+ Chamber of Commerce

Request for Proposals – Governance Policy and Practice Review

July 2, 2024

CGLCC seeks to enhance the effectiveness of our Board of Directors’ governance policies and practices. To achieve this goal, we are seeking the expertise of a qualified consultant to conduct a comprehensive review and provide recommendations for improvement.

Relevant Links:

See the full Request for Proposals here

Any questions or clarifications can be directed to Darrell Schuurman, Chief Executive Officer at

Questions or clarifications subject line must be “Questions for CGLCC Governance Policy and Practice Review Project”.

Proposals must be submitted in English, in PDF format, to no later than July 22, 2024, 5:00 pm EST. When delivering, the proposal subject line must be “Proposal for CGLCC Governance Policy and Practice Review Project”.

CGLCC will notify all bidders in the form of an email upon receipt of their proposal. CGLCC is not responsible for bids that fail to meet this deadline.

Interviews will be conducted with shortlisted candidates starting the week of July 29, 2024. CGLCC reserves the right to schedule a shorter follow-up meeting with the finalist candidate(s).

Project Contact:

Name: Darrell Schuurman (he/him)

Position: Chief Executive Officer


About CGLCC:

Canada’s 2SLGBTQI+ Chamber of Commerce (CGLCC) is a national not-for-profit organization dedicated to expanding the economic opportunities and advancements of the 2SLGBTQI+ business community and to advocating on behalf of an estimated 100,000 2SLGBTQI+ owned businesses in Canada, as well as 2SLGBTQI+ professionals, students of business, allies, and ally organizations.

The CGLCC’s core mission is to enable the 2SLGBTQI+ business community to grow through advocacy, education, capacity building and connections, in partnership with allies who share our vision. We engage in this work through a number of channels, such as supplier diversity programming and certification, expanding global trade opportunities, and entrepreneur mentorship.