UPDATE (February 23, 2021): The following documents have been posted as a result of questions received from bidders on the original RFP:
- Answers to questions on the RFP.
- Annex A and B of the RFP in the Word format.
The closing date of the RFP remains unchanged. Bidders that did not get a chance to submit questions or confirm interest are not precluded from submitting a response by the RFP closing deadline.
To All Prospective Offerors:
International Development Group Advisory Services, LLC (International Development Group LLC or IDG), is soliciting proposals from qualified local Business Service Providers (BSPs) to provide technical services as described in this solicitation under the regional USAID Economic Development, Governance, and Enterprise Growth Project (EDGE).
This procurement will require a formal technical and cost proposal submission as outlined by the Request for Proposals (RFP). The full RFP and relevant attachments are included with this posting. IDG anticipates awarding, as a result of this solicitation, one fixed price contract with a period of performance of approximately 9 months from April 1, 2021 to December 31, 2021. Competition under this procurement will be limited to local organizations registered and operating in one of the following 12 EDGE countries: Western Balkans countries of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia; the Caucasus countries of Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan; and the Western Newly Independent States (NIS) countries of Ukraine, Moldova, and Belarus (UMB).
Questions and Clarifications: Questions should be submitted in writing no later than 17:00 EST on February 19, 2021
RFP Closing Date: Proposals must be submitted no later than 17:00 EST on March 12, 2021
These submissions must be made by email only to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Questions should be submitted in writing by the deadline. Questions will not be accepted by phone. IDG will send written responses by email to all questions and comments received (without identifying the source of inquiry) to all Bidders. Should IDG deem it necessary to amend the RFP as a result of a clarification, it will do so. At any time before the submission of Proposals, IDG may amend the RFP by issuing an addendum via email and on its website.
Issuance of this solicitation and the submission of a proposal do not constitute a commitment on the part of IDG to make an award; neither does it constitute an obligation for any costs incurred in the preparation and submission of a proposal.
Those planning on submitting a response to the RFP should indicate their interest by 5.00 PM EST by February 19, 2021 by email to email@example.com.
Thank you for your interest in working with IDG, and EDGE and USAID.
IDG Procurement Team