Illinois State University
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase
Vendor: National Public Radio, Washington, DC
Amount: An estimated $150,000
An estimated start date of 3/8/2020 through 9/30/2020
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Monday, March 9, 2020
The University awarded a contract for Membership, Radio Programming and Digital Services.
The University awarded a contract for membership, broadcast programming and digital services for radio broadcasting.
This purchase is exempt from the usual selection processes of the Procurement Code because the procurement expenditure is for programming and broadcast license rights for university-operated radio and television stations(30 ILCS 500 / 1-13(b)(7)) The University will utilize services for broadcast programming only available through National Public Radio.
For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire
qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.