CDFI Fund Innovative Challenge
Department of the Treasury, Bureau of the Public Debt (BPD) | Published May 19, 2015 - Deadline June 11, 2015
This is a combined synopsis/solicitation issued by the Bureau of the Fiscal Service, on behalf of the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (The CDFI Fund) for the "Innovation Challenge" as outlined herein and as described in the Statement of Objectives (SOO). This notice has been prepared in accordance with the format in FAR 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice.
This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested as described in "52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors" and a written solicitation will not be issued. The solicitation is being issued as a Request for Proposal (RFP). The solicitation document and incorporated clauses and provisions are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-82.
This RFP is being issued on an unrestricted basis to the open market, under NAICS 541611 (Administrative Management and General Management Consulting Services) with a size standard of $15,000,000.00 in annual revenue.
This RFP consists of two phases: Phase One - Executive Summary, and Phase Two - Full Proposal. Offerors shall submit a proposal in accordance with the requirements set forth in Phase One of "52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors". Upon completion of Phase One, only the ten (10) most highly rated Offerors (based on technical rating, degree of risk, and proposed Rough Order Of Magnitude (ROM)) will be requested to submit a full proposal as outlined in Phase Two of "52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors". It is anticipated that a single or multiple contract(s) will be awarded as a result of this solicitation.
Any questions regarding the requirements of Phase One of this solicitation must be received no later than 2:00PM (ET), May 28, 2015 and shall be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org, with a subject line of "Questions for Phase One - Executive Summary TFSACDF15CI0002, Attn: JSUTTON/TAYERS" and will be answered as an amendment to the solicitation. Questions received after the deadline may not be answered. Any questions and/or comments received are not considered proprietary and will not be protected by the Government. Offerors are prohibited from communicating directly with the CDFI Fund personnel about this procurement action.
The deadline for the submission of Phase One - Executive Summary is 2:00PM (ET), June 11, 2015. Offerors shall submit the Executive Summary electronically to email@example.com, with a subject line of "Phase One - Executive Summary TFSACDF15CI0002, Attn: JSUTTON/TAYERS. Please see attachments labeled "Executive Summary Template" for completing.
The attached commercial item clauses, supplemental terms and conditions, instructions to offerors, and evaluation criteria/award determination apply to this acquisition. Please see attachment labeled TFSACDF15CI0002.
Offerors that are selected to submit a full proposal will be provided templates by email to complete for Phase Two of this solicitation.
Interested Offerors may register at http://www.fedbizopps.gov to receive notifications along with any amendments that are issued, which will be available for downloading. Please note that the General Services Administration provides notification of services as a convenience and does not guarantee that notifications will be received by all persons on the mailing list. Therefore, we recommend that interested Offerors monitor the FedBizOpps site for all information relevant to desired acquisitions.