POSTING DATE: July 28, 2022
DUE DATE: August 12, 2022 at 5:00pm Pacific Time (PT)
August 5, 2022 – Addendum No. 1 posted. RFQ Document has been updated to reflect adjusted language in Section IV (Scope of Work).
August 4, 2022 – Informational Webinar Slides Posted
Proposers must meet the following minimum requirement(s):
- Minimum of 3 years in operation as a legal entity.
- No conflict of interest
- A minimum of three (3) years of experience producing written content for decision makers and elected officials, such as executive summaries or reports and studies, and blogs to demonstrate thought leadership
- A minimum of three (3) years of experience producing written content for media and news outlets, such as op-eds and blog posts
- A minimum of three (3) years of experience in editing and proofreading complex content, such as articles, blogs and reports, that required following organization and Associated Press (AP) style guidelines
Proposers that do not meet the minimum requirement(s) above will not pass the first level of review (see Section IX. Selection Process).
First 5 LA is seeking qualifications from qualified individuals or firms that can provide the organization with content writing, editing, and proofreading services.
For Information Purposes
Please check the Funding Center webpage regularly for updates and addenda. First 5 LA has the right to amend this solicitation by written addendum. First 5 LA is responsible only for that which is expressly stated in the solicitation document and any authorized written addenda thereto. Such addenda shall be made available via the online funding center. Failure to address the requirements of such addendum may result in the proposal not being considered, at the sole discretion of First 5 LA. Addenda to this solicitation, if any, will be posted on this webpage. It is the responsibility of proposers to ensure, prior to submission, that their proposal reflects the most recent information and RFQ requirements.
Potential proposers were highly encouraged to participate in an Informational webinar on August 3, 2022 to learn more about the RFQ requirements. To access the slides from the information webinar, please click HERE.
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
To ensure that all potential proposers receive the same information, all questions and answers received are compiled and posted on this webpage. All questions and requests for additional information regarding this RFQ should have been submitted to [email protected] before 5:00pm PT on August 3, 2022. First 5 LA received no questions regarding this RFQ.
First 5 LA reserves the sole right to determine the timing and content of the responses to all questions and requests for additional information. First 5 LA may respond to individual inquires and then post replies to all questions by the posting date.
DEADLINE TO APPLY
An online application packet complete with required documents must be received by First 5 LA no later than 5:00 p.m. PT on August 12, 2022. Please review the RFQ’s Timeline for Selection Process to ensure availability during the proposal review activities.
HOW TO APPLY
To respond to this RFQ, please submit your proposal and all required documents through the online application system designated by First 5 LA by no later than 5:00 p.m. PT on August 12, 2022, by taking the following steps:
Step 1: Create a user account by clicking here.
Step 2: Once a user account has been created, click here to access the application.
Step 3: Once an application has been started, click here to modify and/or submit your application. Please do not create a new application once you have started your application.
For help with the online application click here.
Proposers must submit all required documents specified in the RFQ through this online form. It is highly recommended that you print a copy of your application for your records prior to clicking “Submit.” To do this, click “Printer-Friendly Version.” You should review the printed copy prior to submitting the application electronically. In addition, you should ensure that the attachments were successfully uploaded by reviewing the list of attachments included.
NOTE: Once the online application had been submitted proposers cannot make edits.
All questions and requests for additional information regarding this RFQ must be submitted via email to Christopher Stephens, Contract Compliance Officer, at [email protected].