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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Illinois Public Higher Education Cooperative

Request for Proposal: Advertising Solutions

This notice has been modified
Published Monday April 26, 2021
Please Review Addendum 2, which has extended the due date to May 27, 2021 at 2pm central.
This notice has been modified
Published Wednesday April 7, 2021
Please review Addendum 1, which covers questions and answers covered during and after the Pre-submission call. Also, Form A, Form B, and the Utilization Plan have all been uploaded as separate documents.
First published Thursday, March 11, 2021
Sealed proposals will be accepted below until 2:00 PM, Thursday May 27, 2021:
At the following address:
Illinois Public Higher Education Cooperative
1817 S. Neil St., Suite 212
Champaign, IL 61820
via Electronic Bidding
This is a Sheltered Market Solicitation to Minority and Female Owned companies certified under the Business Enterprise for Minorities, Females and Persons With Disabilities Act (30 ILCS 575).

Under the Business Enterprise for Minorities, Females and Persons with Disabilities Act, 30 ILCS 575/1 et seq. (BEP Act), the State of Illinois Business Enterprise Council (BEP Council) is charged to receive, review and discuss evidence of past or present racial, ethnic or gender based discrimination which directly impacts State contracting with businesses owned by minorities, females and persons with disabilities. 30 ILCS 575/8b. The BEP Council is also empowered to make such findings, recommendations and proposals to the Governor as are necessary and appropriate to enforce the Act. 30 ILCS 575/8.

IPHEC is seeking proposals from qualified, BEP Certified firms (Respondents) to provide Advertising Solutions on an as needed basis.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Graham LaMontagne
Phone: (217) 300-6452
Chief Procurement Officer - John Donato
State Purchasing Officer - Geno Marchizza
The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof.
Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals, if applicable.
There is a 100 percent BEP goal for this procurement. See solicitation documentation for details.
The contract(s) for this solicitation could exceed $50,000 annually.

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.

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Specification Documents
  • FormA.docx (102 KB)
  • FormB.pdf (1 MB)
  • IPHEC2142Addendum1.pdf (171 KB)
  • IPHEC2142Addendum2.pdf (49 KB)
  • IPHEC2142ShelteredMarketAdvertisingSolutions.pdf (480 KB)
  • UtilizationPlan.pdf (2 MB)