Chicago State University
Request for Proposal: Online Education Marketing and Enrollment Partner
DCC Marketing LLCDecatur, IL
- Amount: An estimated $937,500
- BEP [100% / $937,500]
- Terms: An estimated start date of 5/15/2021 through 5/14/2026
- Renewals: 1 five-year
Potential Future Renewals:
Unsuccessful respondents (3)
- Enrollment Marketing Solutions Inc.Arlington Heights, IL
An estimated $2,375,000
- Sextant Marketing LLC (subcontractor)
BEP [20% / $475,000]
- Relearnit Inc.Florissant, MO
An estimated $2,656,250
BEP [20% / $2,656,250]
- MECCA Marketing Group Inc.Chicago, IL
An estimated $0
1 successful respondent
3 unsuccessful respondents
2 BEP vendors
0 VBP vendors
0 Small businesses
Buyer for this procurement: Kent Clapsaddle
Chief procurement officer for this procurement: John Donato
State purchasing officer for this procurement: Nicole Krneta Rogers
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Addendum 1 has been posted:
1. To remind prospective vendors of requirements that must be satisfied prior to submitting a proposal.
2. To provide University responses to questions from prospective vendors.
3. To provide the link/call-in info for the public opening.
First published Thursday, December 24, 2020
Sealed proposals will be accepted below until 3:00 PM, Tuesday January 19, 2021:
At the following address:
Chicago, IL 60628
via Electronic Bidding
Chicago State University invites proposals from qualified, responsive, responsible vendors to partner with the University to increase enrollment in College of Education Online Programs through a vendor's marketing and recruitment efforts.
Proposals will be submitted only via e-bidding. Any prospective vendor MUST be registered through the Illinois Procurement Gateway (IPG) with an active, unexpired certification. See attached document that contains additional e-bidding instructions.
Vendors MUST submit a Business Enterprise Program (BEP) Utilization Plan demonstrating their ability to meet the 20% BEP goal, or must provide documented evidence of unsuccessful outreach via a completed Good Faith Effort form within the Utilization Plan to support any claim for a waiver of the goal. Proposals that do not comply with this requirement will be disqualified.
For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Chief Procurement Officer - John Donato
State Purchasing Officer - Nicole Krneta Rogers
There is a 20 percent BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.
This transaction is subject to the State Board of Elections registration and certification requirements of Public Act 095-0971.
The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire
qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.