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‍ Acme LLC.

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Acme LLC.

Corporation Corp.

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Date: March 8th 2023



Acme LLC.

Corporation Corp.

This Contract is between Client (the "Client") and Acme LLC, a California limited liability company (the "Coach").

The Contract is dated January 23, 2023.


1.1 Project. The Client is hiring the Coach to develop a coaching relationship between the Client and Coach in order to cultivate the Client's personal, professional, or business goals and create a plan to achieve those goals through stimulating and creative interactions with the ultimate result of maximizing the Client's personal or professional potential.

1.2 Schedule. The Coach will begin work on February 1, 2023 and will continue until the work is completed. This Contract can be ended by either Client or Coach at any time, pursuant to the terms of Section 4, Term and Termination.

The Coach and Client will meet by video conference, 4 days per month for 2 hours.

1.3 Payment. The Client will pay the Coach an hourly rate of $150. Of this, the Client will pay the Coach $500.00 (USD) before work begins.

1.4 Expenses. The Client will reimburse the Coach's expenses. Expenses do not need to be pre-approved by the Client.

1.5 Invoices. The Coach will invoice the Client in accordance with the milestones in Section 1.3. The Client agrees to pay the amount owed within 15 days of receiving the invoice. Payment after that date will incur a late fee of 1.0% per month on the outstanding amount.

1.6 Support. The Coach will not be available by telephone, or email in between scheduled sessions.


- A coaching relationship is a partnership between two or more individuals or entities, like a teacher-student or coach-athlete relationship. Both the Client and Coach must uphold their obligations for the relationship to be successful.

- The Coach agrees to maintain the ethics and standards of behavior established by the International Coaching Federation (ICF).

- The Client acknowledges and agrees that coaching is a comprehensive process that may explore different areas of the Client's life, including work, finances, health, and relationships.

- The Client is responsible for implementing the insights and techniques learned from the Coach.


3.1 Overview. This section contains important promises between the parties.

3.2 Authority To Sign. Each party promises to the other party that it has the authority to enter into this Contract and to perform all of its obligations under this Contract.

3.3 Coach Has Right To Give Client Work Product. The Coach promises that it owns the work product, that the Coach is able to give the work product to the Client, and that no other party will claim that it owns the work product. If the Coach uses employees or subcontractors, the Coach also promises that these employees and subcontractors have signed contracts with the Coach giving the Coach any rights that the employees or subcontractors have related to the Coach's background IP and work product.

3.4 Coach Will Comply With Laws. The Coach promises that the manner it does this job, its work product, and any background IP it uses comply with applicable U.S. and foreign laws and regulations.

3.5 Work Product Does Not Infringe. The Coach promises that its work product does not and will not infringe on someone else's intellectual property rights, that the Coach has the right to let the Client use the background IP, and that this Contract does not and will not violate any contract that the Coach has entered into or will enter into with someone else.

3.7 Client-Supplied Material Does Not Infringe. If the Client provides the Coach with material to incorporate into the work product, the Client promises that this material does not infringe on someone else's intellectual property rights.


This Contract is ongoing until it expires or the work is completed. Either party may end this Contract for any reason by sending an email or letter to the other party, informing the recipient that the sender is ending the Contract and that the Contract will end in 7 days. The Contract officially ends once that time has passed. The party that is ending the Contract must provide notice by taking the steps explained in Section 9.4. The Coach must immediately stop working as soon as it receives this notice unless the notice says otherwise.

If either party ends this Contract before the Contract automatically ends, the Client will pay the Contractor for the work done up until when the Contract ends. The following sections don't end even after the Contract ends: 3 (Representations); 6 (Confidential Information); 7 (Limitation of Liability); 8 (Indemnity); and 9 (General).


The Client is hiring the Coach as an independent contractor. The following statements accurately reflect their relationship:

- The Coach will use its own equipment, tools, and material to do the work.

- The Client will not control how the job is performed on a day-to-day basis. Rather, the Coach is responsible for determining when, where, and how it will carry out the work.

- The Client will not provide the Coach with any training.

- The Client and the Coach do not have a partnership or employer-employee relationship.

- The Coach cannot enter into contracts, make promises, or act on behalf of the Client.

- The Coach is not entitled to the Client's benefits (e.g., group insurance, retirement benefits, retirement plans, vacation days).

- The Coach is responsible for its own taxes.

- The Client will not withhold social security and Medicare taxes or make payments for disability insurance, unemployment insurance, or workers compensation for the Coach or any of the Coach's employees or subcontractors.


6.1 Overview. This Contract imposes special restrictions on how the Client and the Coach must handle confidential information. These obligations are explained in this section.

6.2 The Client's Confidential Information. While working for the Client, the Coach may come across, or be given, Client information that is confidential. This is information like customer lists, business strategies, research & development notes, statistics about a website, and other information that is private. The Coach promises to treat this information as if it is the Coach's own confidential information. The Coach may use this information to do its job under this Contract, but not for anything else. For example, if the Client lets the Coach use a customer list to send out a newsletter, the Coach cannot use those email addresses for any other purpose. The one exception to this is if the Client gives the Coach written permission to use the information for another purpose, the Coach may use the information for that purpose, as well. When this Contract ends, the Coach must give back or destroy all confidential information, and confirm that it has done so. The Coach promises that it will not share confidential information with a third party, unless the Client gives the Coach written permission first. The Coach must continue to follow these obligations, even after the Contract ends. The Coach's responsibilities only stop if the Coach can show any of the following: (i) that the information was already public when the Coach came across it; (ii) the information became public after the Coach came across it, but not because of anything the Coach did or didn't do; (iii) the Coach already knew the information when the Coach came across it and the Coach didn't have any obligation to keep it secret; (iv) a third party provided the Coach with the information without requiring that the Coach keep it a secret; or (v) the Coach created the information on its own, without using anything belonging to the Client.

6.3 Third-Party Confidential Information. It's possible the Client and the Coach each have access to confidential information that belongs to third parties. The Client and the Coach each promise that it will not share with the other party confidential information that belongs to third parties, unless it is allowed to do so. If the Client or the Coach is allowed to share confidential information with the other party and does so, the sharing party promises to tell the other party in writing of any special restrictions regarding that information.


Neither party is liable for breach-of-contract damages that the breaching party could not reasonably have foreseen when it entered this Contract.


8.1 Overview. This section transfers certain risks between the parties if a third party sues or goes after the Client or the Coach or both. For example, if the Client gets sued for something that the Coach did, then the Coach may promise to come to the Client's defense or to reimburse the Client for any losses.

8.2 Client Indemnity. In this Contract, the Coach agrees to indemnify the Client (and its affiliates and their directors, officers, employees, and agents) from and against all liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees) related to a third-party claim or proceeding arising out of: (i) the work the Coach has done under this Contract; (ii) a breach by the Coach of its obligations under this Contract; or (iii) a breach by the Coach of the promises it is making in Section 3 (Representations).

8.3 Coach Indemnity. In this Contract, the Client agrees to indemnify the Coach (and its affiliates and their directors, officers, employees, and agents) from and against liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees) related to a third-party claim or proceeding arising out of a breach by the Client of its obligations under this Contract.


9.1 Assignment​. This Contract applies only to the Client and the Coach. Neither the Client nor the Coach can assign its rights or delegate its obligations under this Contract to a third-party (other than by will or intestate), without first receiving the other's written permission.

9.2 Arbitration. As the exclusive means of initiating adversarial proceedings to resolve any dispute arising under this Contract, a party may demand that the dispute be resolved by arbitration administered by the American Arbitration Association in accordance with its commercial arbitration rules.

9.3 Modification; Waiver. To change anything in this Contract, the Client and the Coach must agree to that change in writing and sign a document showing their contract. Neither party can waive its rights under this Contract or release the other party from its obligations under this Contract, unless the waiving party acknowledges it is doing so in writing and signs a document that says so.

9.4. Noticies.

(a) Over the course of this Contract, one party may need to send a notice to the other party. For the notice to be valid, it must be in writing and delivered in one of the following ways: personal delivery, email, or certified or registered mail (postage prepaid, return receipt requested). The notice must be delivered to the party's address listed at the end of this Contract or to another address that the party has provided in writing as an appropriate address to receive notice.

(b) The timing of when a notice is received can be very important. To avoid confusion, a valid notice is considered received as follows: (i) if delivered personally, it is considered received immediately; (ii) if delivered by email, it is considered received upon acknowledgement of receipt; (iii) if delivered by registered or certified mail (postage prepaid, return receipt requested), it is considered received upon receipt as indicated by the date on the signed receipt. If a party refuses to accept notice or if notice cannot be delivered because of a change in address for which no notice was given, then it is considered received when the notice is rejected or unable to be delivered. If the notice is received after 5:00pm on a business day at the location specified in the address for that party, or on a day that is not a business day, then the notice is considered received at 9:00am on the next business day.

9.5 Severability. This section deals with what happens if a portion of the Contract is found to be unenforceable. If that's the case, the unenforceable portion will be changed to the minimum extent necessary to make it enforceable, unless that change is not permitted by law, in which case the portion will be disregarded. If any portion of the Contract is changed or disregarded because it is unenforceable, the rest of the Contract is still enforceable.

9.6 Signatures. The Client and the Coach must sign this document using Bonsai's e-signing system. These electronic signatures count as originals for all purposes.

9.7 Governing Law. The validity, interpretation, construction and performance of this document shall be governed by the laws of the United States of America.

9.8 Entire Contract. This Contract represents the parties' final and complete understanding of this job and the subject matter discussed in this Contract. This Contract supersedes all other contracts (both written and oral) between the parties.



Acme LLC.

Corporation Corp.
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If you are an independent architect or have a firm, you know how complicated it can be to find clients. From networking and marketing to meeting with potential clients, pitching ideas, and following up, it can take a toll on you if you don't have an efficient sales process. While you can't cut much time out of networking and meeting clients, there is one part of the process you could be doing faster; drafting a business proposal.

Granted, a good proposal will ultimately get you the job, but this doesn't mean you have to spend hours writing each from scratch. By creating your own construction proposal template, you can quickly fill in the client-specifics while ensuring all necessary information is always covered, reducing errors, and ensuring professionalism.

To help you create the perfect construction proposal template, we'll go over the essential elements you must cover.

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Important Elements of A Construction Proposal Template

When writing construction proposal templates, remember it's all about demonstrating you have the skills and creativity needed to bring your dream plan come true. A well-written proposal will convince your clients you can do the best job with their budget and you provide high-quality architectural services. A professional construction proposal template will help you with this.

Here's what you must include.

Cover Letter

Your first chance to catch your reader's interest is the cover page of your construction bid proposal. As tempting as it may seem, don't use the same design for all of your proposals. Always try to make it unique and match it to your client's vibe, whether that's a vibrant and creative design or a more professional and down-to-earth design. Your cover letter must include your business name and logo, registered trademarks or any branding elements you find appropriate.

Introduction to Your Construction Company

The opening portion of your construction proposal template should include an introduction to give your client a general overview of your experience, portfolio and knowledge. Briefly describe the history of your business, any honors you've received, and a rundown of your accomplished projects, as well as highlight the qualifications and practical knowledge of your company's senior management.

At this point, you can also give your clients a brief introduction to the services you are planning to provide. You can do this by adding a sneak preview of the building's design and how it will bring in money for both the business and you.

Note: If you need a construction proposal sample, check out Bonsai's free fully editable templates. Our pre-made templates have a professional design and can help you send out. more bids to potential clients and land more jobs. Claim your14-day free trial to create a simple construction proposal template today.

Project Information and Client Details

After covering the fundamentals, it's time to cover all the details and talk about the purpose of this project. Start by describing the project, its surroundings, and any business problems it is attempting to solve or results it is hoping to achieve. Keep this purposefully brief and simple because you'll go into greater detail later in your scope of work. Don't forget to include the project name, location, and contact information of the parties involved.

Detailed Scope of Work

All construction proposals must provide exact work plan specifications, referred to as scope of work. Here, you will provide more information about the envisioned structure outlining specifics like the number of stories that will be built, precise dimensions, and the elements that need to be constructed, such as the cozy rooms, parking lot, lobbies, elevators, and fire escapes.

The scope of work should also include the total cost of the construction project, the number of workers or your construction team, and the materials required. Make sure to keep a clear structure when providing the summary to make it easy for the project owner to understand. Showing your itemized costs for materials and services adds a layer of transparency to your construction bid proposal.

Project timeline, Payment Schedule and Deliverables

This section of your construction proposal template is to outline the basic design stages and deliverables involved in the project. Such stages may include planning, design rendering, primary plan development, delivery of plans, review, redlining, and final revision and acceptance. Using a timeline along your deliverables provides a more accurate overall picture of the project flow and shows where bottlenecks may come up. You'll set the right expectations and deliver your project in a timely manner.

Case Studies

Many building engineering firms just provide examples of their work in their proposal forms (like you did in the introduction section), but this is not enough. You must demonstrate that you comprehended the client's problems and developed a workable solution if you want to be regarded seriously. By researching case studies related to your project, you can include a section to present data and your conclusions to the potential client and show what you can do to improve the project.

This will let your potential clients know that choosing you is worth the risk as you have already identified potential areas of opportunities and are ready to handle them.

Call To Action

Finally, a great proposal includes a strong call to action that leaves your clients with a favorable impression of your construction firm. You want to provide clear instructions to follow if they want to do business with you and invite your client to call you in case of any clarifications needed, or accept your proposal online via email. Remember, this is your chance to let your personality show and convey a trustworthy image, so let them know how much you're looking forward to working with them.

Use Bonsai's Free Construction Proposal Templates

Successfully running construction companies already take up a lot of your time. You don't want to waste time creating your project bid proposal template when you don't have to do it yourself. Skip the headache and simply download Bonsai's free construction proposal template which you can fully customize to meet your business and clients' needs. All our templates are legally vetted and will help you save time by providing you with a clear and easy-to-understand layout. Personalize your construction bid by adding your company logo and your business information.

Additionally, using our free construction proposal template, you can track each proposal you send online by getting notifications when your client receives and accepts it. You can also add different pricing and packages to give your clients more than one option to accept working with you and streamline the formalities by asking them to sign electronic approval. But don't stop there, Bonsai offers multiple other construction templates to help you easily create a legally binding contract, briefs and invoices. Start your 14-day free trial and see everything Bonsai can do for your business! Try our construction project proposal templates today.

Frequently Asked Questions

Questions about this template.

How do you write a building proposal?

Use the pre-made templates from Bonsai to create a freelance construction proposal. Our templates are simple to modify in accordance with your project's or job description. Include your relevant experience and the reasons why you are the ideal applicant for the position.

What is included in a construction proposal?

A construction proposal should contain the project name, description, and cost. Proposals are the documents you send to potential customers to introduce your business, develop a rapport with them, and convince them to put your business on their bid lists.

What is the format of a proposal?

A proposal should have a clear description of the issue, the solution, the price, and the benefits of working together. Explain the issue, including its subject, purpose, context, significance, and how you are the right person to hire for the job..