Canada's LGBT+ Chamber of Commerce

Request for Proposals – External Program Development: Mentorship Program Consultant

February 6, 2024

CGLCC is looking to engage an experienced consultant to lead the development of the Mentorship Program plan and research for the National Mentorship Database. These activities are crucial in building a mentorship program that fosters the well-being of 2SLGBTQI+ entrepreneurs and will allow for more connections, learning, and networking. Outcomes will ensure a plan for the CGLCC Mentorship Program to support mentees and mentors with networking opportunities, develop resources that support their entrepreneurial journey, and engage with workshops and learning opportunities designed to advance their mentoring relationship and business growth.

Relevant Links:

See the full Request for Proposals here

More about the Youth Entrepreneur Program

Proposals must be submitted in English in PDF format (including appendices, where applicable) to no later than February 23rd, 2024 at 5pm EST. No other submission format will be accepted.

All proposals must be marked with the bidder’s name and reference the title of this project: External Program Development: 2SLGBTQI+ Mentorship Program.

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

Project Contact:

Name: Idara Effiom (she/her)

Position: Manager, Mentorship Program


Phone: (866) 300-7556 x 130

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 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. 

CGLCC’s core mission is to contribute to a thriving and inclusive Canadian economy by promoting economic growth and prosperity through supplier diversity certification, expanding global trade opportunities, and entrepreneur mentorship.

As an entity, CGLCC is recognized as the business diversity partner within Canada, fostering relevant, expert knowledge, creating meaningful, profitable business connections, and representing the 2SLGBTQI+ business community in a way that furthers their pride.

CGLCC is supported by 73 corporate and government partners committed to engaging 2SLGBTQI+ businesses through supplier diversity.

If this sounds like your area of interest or expertise, submit your proposal by February 23rd, 2024, at 5 pm EST!