Tribal Resource Mapping     

The National Center and its partners are working with stakeholders across Indian country and urban Indian communities to identify crime victim services available to AI/AN.

National Center for Victims of Crime and  Tribal Resource Mapping Graphic Designer Solicitation

Invitation for Collaboration

The National Center for Victims of Crime (National Center) is seeking a skilled graphic designer to develop a project logo and branding for its Tribal Resource Mapping project. All assets will become the property of the National Center and any project funders for use in collateral materials throughout the life of the project. Special consideration will be given to American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) designers and/or those who demonstrate knowledge of or sensitivity in working with tribal or victim populations as well as creativity and competency in their digital portfolios. Vector designs are preferred.

Issued: May 5, 2017 

Questions: All questions should be submitted, in written form, to Kristi Rocap at and Samantha Wauls at

Requirements for Application

The following should be included in all applications considered by the National Center:

  • Cost estimates for: 3 logo designs; with 3 rounds of revisions included for each design; and a style guide and/or lookbook for the final selected design
  • An hourly rate for any additional work
  • A proposed timeline for development--current working deadline of June 30, 2017
  • A list of proposed file formats
  • Examples of previous, similar work
  • Recommendations from current or former clients


Deadline for Final Submission: May 22, 2017, 5:00 pm EDT

Formal Notification of Consideration and Interview Period (if needed): May 22, 2017 – May 26, 2017

*Note: Some additional materials or information may be requested from applicants prior to this date as bids are reviewed

Project Start Date: Upon signature of Statement of Work and formal agreement, on or after May 30, 2017

Bids received after the stated closing date and time will not be considered. Applications that do not address the full request of the Tribal Mapping project will not be considered. Should a designer wish to retract or amend their bid, at any point, they should provide notification in writing to The National Center reserves the right to decline the amendment of any submitted bid.

Application Instructions

Designers should provide their documentation in the form of one full PDF copy containing all requested documentation. This document should be emailed to

The National Center intends to award the project to the bidder who is best able to meet the needs of the project within the timeframe provided. A contract will be awarded for furnishing all materials, equipment, labor and supervision required to complete the work set out in this solicitation. The designer will be reimbursed on a monthly basis for hours worked.

The selected designer will be a subcontractor for the National Center for Victims of Crime under a cooperative agreement in partnership with the Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. Therefore, the National Center will only award a subcontract to parties not listed as excluded on

The National Center for Victims of Crime is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer/contractor. The National Center encourages all qualified applicants to apply, especially those who identify as a member of a minority or underserved group. We value diversity and are committed to an inclusive workforce.