Posting Date: August 1, 2019
Updated: Appendix A - Areas of Expertise Updated on 10/8/2019
Updated: FAQs posted on 10/9/2019
First 5 LA is seeking consultants to be part of First 5 LA’s Consultant Pool (Pool) in selected areas of expertise (Appendix A). The Pool will serve as a source of pre-qualified experts who may be solicited to provide assistance and advisory services to support First 5 LA. Admittance into the Pool will allow members to receive future solicitations for contract opportunities with First 5 LA. First 5 LA will issue solicitations restricted to Pool members on a project by project basis based on areas of expertise.
- Cover Letter - PDF
- Consultant Pool RFQ - PDF
- Appendix A – Areas of Expertise (For submission) - Updated 10/8
- Appendix B – Narrative Template (For submission)
- Appendix C – Level 2 Review Tool (Information)
- Appendix D - Litigation and Contract Compliance Form (For submission)
- Appendix E – Sample Contract (Information)
- FAQS - Posted on 10/9
HOW TO APPLY:
An application packet complete with required documents must be received by First 5 LA no later than 5:00 p.m. PT on November 1, 2019. Please review the RFQ’s Timeline for Selection Process to ensure availability during the review activities.
To ensure that all potential applicants receive the same information, questions and answers will be compiled and posted on this webpage. All questions and requests for additional information regarding this RFQ must be received before 5 p.m. PT on October 15, 2019 and answers will be posted on the website monthly. 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.
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 p.m. PT on November 1, 2019.
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.
Applicants 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.
All questions and requests for additional information regarding this RFQ must be submitted via email before 5 p.m. PT on October 15, 2019 to Andrea Abeleda, Contract Operations & Compliance Officer, [email protected].